Stage one completed for the refurbishment of the Burns Unit at Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Hospital in Kimberley, Northern Cape. Follow Us on Facebook or Instagram for regular updates @avelafoundation
Our team of trekkers raised R2m by successfully reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania on 23rd June 2019.
Raised R2.1 through trekking to Everest Base Camp to help rebuild the burn ward at the Kimberley Hospital (Northern Cape) and to establish the Umatter program (A support network for children and their families to guide their recovery from the brutal post-traumatic physical, psychological and emotional scars inflicted by traumatic burns).
Collaborated with Smile Foundation for Smile Week enabling 40 children to get surgery and laser treatments at no cost.
Donated (Integra) artificial skin to Kimberley hospital to help burn survivors.
Established first burn survivor support program led by William Baartman and Sibongile Zenzile (burn survivors) Objective: Provide hope to children and their parents
Over 200 Children get laser treatments.
Raised R1.5 million to donate the Lumenis Laser Machine to Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town.
Avela Foundation Was Founded