Success Story

10 Feb

Smanga

The Angel Network Durban was approached to help Smanga, a 14 year old who walks from the township where he lives, every Saturday, to volunteer his time at the Toti SPCAs Edu-Paw programme, helping to educate the other children on how to care for their dogs. He stays in a tin shack outside of his mother’s house and his shack, containing all of his belongings was burned by boys from the school who were bullying him. He was left only...

10 Feb

Siboniso

Siboniso, an 11 year old, was diagnosed with severe autism after suffering severe bullying at a mainstream school in grade 1 and 2.  As a result of his family’s financial situation, he was unable to attend a special needs school which was too expensive. Each day, Siboniso would put on his uniform, lace up his perfectly polished shoes and pick up his bag filled with books.  He would walk over to a shady spot under the tree, overlooking the school, and watch...

10 Feb

Esau

Esau is an 8-year-old autistic child with absolutely no speech, language or communication abilities.  Out of desperation, his father contacted The Angel Network after exhausting all resources to get Esau into a school. The Department of Education offered no assistance whatsoever.   Dr Cara Hollander, an audiologist and member of The Angel Network took it upon herself to find a suitable school for Esau which was no easy task.  Finding the Department of Education completely dismissive, Cara decided to approach Carte...

16 Jul

Sandile

A security guard named Sandile approached us needing R4 000 to register for a Diploma in Transportation at the University of Johannesburg. He explained that he would be able to pay the course fees of R11 500 with his salary during the year, but desperately needed the R4 000 to register before 28th February. Not only were we able to raise the funds required, we also got a laptop donated to him. Sandile’s gratitude knows no bounds and he has...

16 Jul

Lwandile

Lwandile approached The Angel Network for assistance after receiving his Bachelor of Business Science, specialising in Finance and Accounting. He was hoping to study honours but had no financial means to do so. The Angel Network was able to arrange a scholarship of R30 000 through SA Link for him to do his Honours in Taxation at the University of Cape Town. ...

16 Jul

Randy

Randy, an amazing Accounting Science student, is doing everything he can to raise money for his studies, including organising a golf day, and talking on the radio after his single mother had a stroke and was left paralysed. U-Rent Car, Van and Truck Rental donated R150 000 to assist Randy with fees for his residence, studies and food. ...

16 Jul

Vezo

Vezo, a fifth year medical student grew up in poverty… life was tough and hope hard to come by. Unable to finance her tertiary education, she approached The Angel Network, who have assisted her in breaking her cycle of poverty. She will also pay it forward to her community one day soon as a qualified medical practitioner. At The Angel Network we firmly believe that this is the way to uplift the poor in our country, by giving a hand...