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Milestone 11

2021

Umatter program (a program with the Smile Foundation) was established as 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.

Milestone 10

2021

Phase 2 of the Kimberley Hospital was completed THANKS to the very generous donation from the Amzak Capital Management. Watch the video here.

Milestone 9

2020

With the funding our trekkers raised from hiking to the summit of Kilimanjaro in 2019, we were able to buy our second Lumenis Ultra Pulse Laser Machine (The most powerful CO2 laser in aesthetic medicine) to help children with scaring after a burn injury in the Gauteng area. Watch the video here.

Milestone 8

2019

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

Milestone 7

2019

Our team of trekkers raised R2m by successfully reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania on 23rd June 2019.

Milestone 6

2018

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).

Milestone 5

2017

Collaborated with Smile Foundation for Smile Week enabling 40 children to get surgery and laser treatments at no cost.

Milestone 4

2017

Donated (Integra) artificial skin to Kimberley hospital to help burn survivors.

Milestone 3

2017

Established first burn survivor support program led by William Baartman and Sibongile Zenzile (burn survivors) Objective: Provide hope to children and their parents

Milestone 2

2017

Over 200 Children get laser treatments.

MIlestone 1

2016

Raised R1.5 million to donate the Lumenis Laser Machine to Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town.

2015

2015
Avela Foundation Was Founded