Cooper Street Project, Swellendam


Children in this very poor community are being fed on a daily basis from a private house in Cooper Street, by Cynthia Tobias. Conditions in the community are very bad and most houses do not have running water.  There is very little electricity – candles are used which are particularly dangerous, and there is no heating. Children are being born and growing up in these towns and they know no other life.

Cynthia welcomes these children into her home with open arms, most children come from backgrounds where they may not get a meal each day so here they can seek refuge, play as children should play, they each receive a nice hot meal and they just love it there.


Visit Copper Street Project’s website for more information!

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