ORANGE BABIES was established in 1999 by Senegalese creative, Baba Sylla, together with top make-up artist John Kattenberg and Stef Bakker, a creative director. Working in the world of fashion and design, they felt a growing need to do something meaningful for the most vulnerable members of our society in Africa. Orange Babies is a small NGO with an international allure, funding a number of “prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV” (PMTCT) projects in Africa as well as ...Continue Reading →
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Orange Babies has often looked to the creative industry as a way of making an impact on the community through its fundraising initiatives. In collaboration with Gallery MOMO, Orange Babies was pleased to present works by Andrew Tshabangu, Peter Mabeo and Mary Sibande at this year’s JoburgArtFair.
Following the ArtFair, limited editions of these amazing works are on sale till the end of the year 2017, through Gallery MOMO, or direct from Orange Babies.
Proceeds will support the ...
“Bid To Inspire” Aims to Raise Funds for Important Initiatives
DONOVAN, JASON & NICHOLAS GOLIATH, CELESTE NTULI, LOYISO MADINGA & MANY MORE
Orange Babies and Rockstart initiatives are hoping to bring smiles to the faces of underprivileged children and youth that they support in South Africa thanks to its third “Bid To Inspire” event. Taking place at The Goliath Comedy Club, Melrose Arch on Wednesday 1 November, 2017, Bid To Inspire will include stand-up sets from ...Continue Reading →
We’re turning orange this month and it’s all for a good cause. We’ve teamed up with Orange Babies, a charity whose ultimate aim is to achieve an HIV-free generation in Africa, to raise funds and awareness for their ongoing projects.
And that’s where you come in. If you purchase an Ardmore Design product that features the colour orange, we’ll donate 15 per cent of the sale to Orange Babies. We’ve got a huge range of goodies for you to choose from, ...Continue Reading →
Still a few days of project visits to go, but this is my last report. For a period of 20 days I shared the highlights and downplays with you. I hope I managed to share my experiences with you. I am extremely excited about and proud of all I have seen in the last few weeks.
Day 21) The final episode
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Despite the delay, our long-cherished dream to provide our children in the 5-Rand community with the best is becoming reality because of the support of our partners:
Sportive4kids, Nelson Schoenen and Wintermans Foundation. I am so grateful for the support.
Not that long ago, in the beginning of October 2016, I visited Namibia. I went to the projects and spoke to all the project managers, Cecile Thieme our country director and the board of Obnam.
We all agreed we had ...
Day 14) Back at New Jerusalem
Today’s highlight is our visit to New Jerusalem. New Jerusalem is a former project from Orange Babies; a project we assisted in financial and management support for more than 6 years. The start-off involved the renovation of the orphanage. This was necessary due to poor hygiene endangering the health of the babies and the 15 toddlers who stayed in the orphanage.
With the support of our ambassador, Herman den Blijker, we renovated the entire kitchen, including ...Continue Reading →
Day 9) Limpopo
Tomorrow, Wednesday, the 8th of February we will fly to the Limpopo province. To me, this is the most beautiful part of South Africa. The flight will take 45 minutes and we will land in Polokwane, here we have one of the best teams of Orange Babies, managed by Ntemby. She knows how to inspire her team (Maimele, Mokgadi, Amu, Bassani, Aubry and Pumi) and how to keep them enthusiastic. She will collect us from the airport and ...Continue Reading →