9th January 2020
LeeLoynes

Greetings from Girls and Boys Town CEO

We are hitting the ground running in 2020, with the first edition of a quarterly stakeholder newsletter that we hope will help to put Girls and Boys Town (GBT) at the forefront of youth development.
9th January 2020
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Nature of South African families unique

South Africa is a global “outlier” in terms of the high proportion of children who live in households where neither parent is present, says the World Family Map which provides information on family life in 49 countries.
20th January 2020
GBT Alumni Belinda

Belinda’s story: embracing the journey that is life

My name is Belinda and I am 19 years old. I resided at Girls and Boys Town’s centre in Kagiso, Gauteng, from January 2014 to December […]
20th January 2020
GBT Hotline

A day in the life of a hotline counsellor

  Koketso Moloto is the Girls and Boys Town national hotline counsellor based at the Kagiso residential centre which is a home-away-from-home to some 60 to […]
20th January 2020
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Campaign to raise funds to rebuild historic youth centre in Tongaat

  Campaign to raise funds to rebuild historic youth centre in Tongaat The Girls and Boys Town Tongaat campus, which currently provides residential care, safety, therapy […]
20th January 2020
GBT Research 2

Care-leaving: Life after Girls and Boys Town

  Care-leaving: Life after Girls and Boys Town Thousands of children and adolescents grow up away from their families due to various vulnerabilities and risks. For […]
28th April 2020

Greetings from Girls and Boys Town CEO

We are living in precarious times with the global pandemic coronavirus. In recent days the number of infected people in South Africa has increased significantly. Our […]
28th April 2020

Shelter for the vulnerable in a tough world

South Africa’s high incidence of crime affects the criminal justice system’s ability to respond adequately to crimes perpetrated against children by adults and other children. The […]
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