Tag: Department of Social Development

#NationalChildProtectionWeek | Social grants programme to benefit orphaned children

Supplied Content  The Department of Social Development gazetted the proclamation of the Social Assistance Amendment Act, effectively improving the social assistance programme to benefit orphans and vulnerable children. This comes as the country commemorates Child Protection...

Government calls on citizens to commemorate National Child Protection Week

Supplied Content  Government has noted with concern various incidents of child abuse, which have been reported in the media. These include kidnapping, bullying of children at schools and on the internet, as well as food poisoning...

Caregivers on the verge of losing shelter

BETHAL - Hlanganani Orphanage is at the brink of losing its haven for not keeping up with monthly rentals.  This is according to the committee chairperson of the orphanage, Andrew Mthethwa. He said their landlord...