of the South African population annually sustains serious burn wounds. That amounts to 1.6 million cases per year of which 3500 are children … burn victims per year.
The Avela Foundation is a non-profit organisation committed to help children with burn injuries on their road to physical and psychological recovery. Our foundation was inspired by a brave young girl who showed tremendous courage in the face of adversity.Read More
We want to support South African children with burn injuries. Through fund raising, we can assist with their psychological support. This will help them discover their full potential, as recovery is a lifelong rehabilitative process.
Funding will provide for the latest equipment to improve appearance, texture and thickness of their burn scars.
It is also our goal to raise funds to fulfil their special wishes through the Avela #TogetherToGift project.Read More
Special Assignment featured an episode in June 2015 called ‘Afterburn’, which highlights the devastating impact of shack fires on informal settlements and disadvantaged communities in South Africa.
We were given permission …
of burns in children under 3 yrs are a result of ABUSE.
Raising funds for and honouring South African children with serious burn injuries
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South African children (1-14 yrs) die a year from burn related injuries and 75% are fluid related burns.