7 Feb 2019

The lovely staff & pupils of Atwood Primary Academy in Croydon ( http://www.atwoodprimary.academy/about/headteachers-welcome/) are once again rising to the challenge of providing good condition second hand shoes for our children in Eswatini (formally Swaziland). However this year they are also collecting socks, underware, toothbrushes, toothpaste, trainers & footie boots! Can't wait...

20 Jan 2019

For the past few years the lovely pupils & parents of Atwood Primary Academy in Croydon ( http://www.atwoodprimary.academy/about/headteachers-welcome/) have been donating their outgrown school shoes to our children in Ekudzeni. Bare feet are common, as are shoes that are full of holes, offering little or no protection from the cold and rain. Now thanks to these collections many more...

20 Jan 2019

This year saw 14 of our children leaving pre -school to venture into the world of primary education. Unfortunately this year neither Robert or myself were able to make the trip however the good news is we will both be going out mid March to catch up on all our projects. Please watch this space for our latest news and photographs coming to a blog near you shortly!

9 Aug 2018

Robert, one of the charity's founders, has run 11 half marathons so far in a bid to raise money to support our children - now he's taking on an even bigger challenge Tough Mudder on the 22nd September 2018


10Miles 20+Obstacles

Awesome Venue, Exciting New Course

We're saving the best till last as we bring all our EPIC obstacles to the fields and trails of Holmbush Estate....

9 Aug 2018

We try to get our children from Mungo's pre-school out and about to learn about the world around them. A recent, exciting trip was to the Fire Station in town. The children got to meet the fireman, see the equipment and dress up in the fireman's helmets  - an outing that children, wherever they live in the world, love undertaking!

13 Jan 2018

Our football project uses sport as a tool for change. promoting a sense of belonging. conflict resolution, tolerance and justice. It promotes physical fitness, mental well being and encourages social interaction

11 Jan 2018

This again is the most amazing news - our trainee early years teacher Mpumelelo has graduated as as a fully fledged pre school teacher. It's not been easy for her, she had to resit her GCSE's prior to being allowed on the course, she had a beautiful baby boy during her training and worked at Mungo's whilst attending college BUT SHE DID IT! We are so proud and happy that AVSF have be...

2 Jan 2018

Senzo Shongwe elected Headman of the Constituency

8 Dec 2017

THIRTY THREE - yes THIRTY THREE children graduated this year from Mungo's Pre School - see how we celebrated....

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