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Press Release – May 2018

Mission accomplished!
Avela Foundation: Trek to Everest Base Camp
The fifteen members of the team representing the Avela Foundation are back in South Africa after a challenging yet extremely rewarding trek to …

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Next Adventure for a Cause – Everest Base Camp Trek 2018

Hello Everybody,
Doing it again for a great cause !!!!! Join me  or Donate  for Avela #TogethertoGive.
I have decided to make a difference by creating my very own fundraising journey to Mt. …

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Smile Week

The Avela Foundation along with the Smile Foundation donated The Lumenis UltraPulse(R) Laser Machine to The Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa to help treat burn scars.
As part of the Smile Week this year (17-21 …

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Avela Smile Partnership

Smile Foundation & Avela Foundation Partnership introduces state-of-the-art Laser Technology for children with Burn Scars – A first in Africa
Africa’s first ground breaking state-of-the-art laser equipment has been introduced to …

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Sarie Magazine (March 2017) Featured Article

Heads turn when Cami Palomo walks into a room. This smouldering native of El Salvador, who calls Cape Town home these days, could easily be mistaken for an international model. …

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Featured Video

The Avela Foundation is committed to help raise awareness regarding the difficulties that burn survivors face as well as raising funds to help these kids recover, rehabilitate and discover their …

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Travel for a Purpose

Turia Pitt is a beautiful young engineer from Australia, a burn survivor, motivational speaker, and the author of a book called “Everything to Live For”.
When I read Turia’s book, I …

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