Birthday: June 3, 1999 This child has been reunified with a family member.
Birthday: September 22, 2011 Baby Zinhle was adopted in 2012 by a local couple who could not have their own biological children.
Indawo Yethemba'sHouse Mothers
Granny Leah Dube
Birthday: May 16, 1948 Granny Leah has four children and seven grandchildren. She arrived at Indawo Yethmba Children's Village in February 2010. Before arriving, she had worked as a nanny and domestic worker for many years. Leah was raised at a mission that was founded by an American pastor. She is the fifth of six children. Leah loves knitting and sewing. She has a sweet and kind personality and loves children. She is very quiet but has lots of wisdom. She loves her new family of children.
Birthday: January 9, 1951 Granny Mavis has six children and four grandchildren. She came to Indawo Yethemba Children's Village in November 2011. Mavis' parents were divorced. Later, her mother married a pastor when Mavis was about fourteen years old. She started attending church and became a Christian. Mavis has an outgoing personality and is always smiling and happy. She loves children and is extremely good at teaching them Bible stories. She is such an inspiration to all who live at the children's village.
Birthday: May 1, 1965 Mildred has been a part of Indawo Yethemba Children's Village since it opened in 2008. She had been living as a worker on the property when it was a bird sanctuary for over twenty years before the CRP purchased the place. Since then, she has been a friend of the Grahams, the grannies and children of the village. After briefly leaving for other employment opportunities, she came back to work in the area. After Granny Selina became ill last year, Mildred expressed a desire to care for her children, who affectionately have known her as Auntie Mildred since they arrived. Sponsor this house mother by clicking here.
Granny Minah Magasela Zwane
Birthday: May 3, 1947 Granny Minah has three children and five grandchildren. She arrived at the Indawo Yethemba Children's Village in July 2010. Minah worked as a domestic worker for the same family for fifteen years and another family for thirteen years. She loves to sew, make shoes, beads and many other things. She is the fifth of eight children, who were raised on a farm. Minah has a sweet and quiet personality. She loves helping children and has a very tender heart for them.
Birthday: March 23, 1953 Granny Rosina had one son and four grandchildren. She came to Indawo Yethemba Children's Village in March 2009. Rosina worked as a school crossing guard and domestic worker for many years. She had sponsored many of her family members by paying school fees and other items for education. She was the main bread-winner in her family. She was the youngest of her siblings but was the most capable to solve problems solve for the family. Rosina had a very outgoing personality and loved working with children. She had a desire to raise children to come to know the Lord and live for Him. Granny Rosina was the village's first granny. She passed away in April 2011 and will truly be missed. She was never able to have children of her own and loved helping kids. She is greatly missed and will always be in our thoughts. Sponsor this house mother's memory by clicking here.