Here’s a pit latrine challenge, Mr President

Breadline Africa has committed R7m of the annual budget to providing safe toilets in schools Breadline Africa rejoiced in 2018 when President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his R6.8bn campaign, Sanitation Appropriate for Education (Safe), to eradicate pit toilets in schools countrywide. Sadly, your editorial opinion on Friday confirms there is still far to go (“Eradicate school […]

Solving South Africa’s school toilet crisis

In a recent article on News24, South African political analyst, Melanie Verwoerd challenged the private sector to fund “2,000 safe toilet seats to go to schools”. Local nonprofit organisation, Breadline Africa has a 30-year track record of providing safe and appropriate facilities to more than a quarter of a million children already and stands ready […]

Breadline Africa takes it to 1,000

Five years ago, the team at Breadline Africa set themselves an ambitious goal – to take their modest infrastructure tally of just over 400 to 1,000 in just five years to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their founding in 1993 in style. On 17 February 2023, just a month and a half into the year, […]

Breadline Africa goes to the seaside!

If you ask any member of the Breadline Africa team what the best part of their job is, they will probably tell you that it’s seeing the expressions of joy on the faces of the children as they enter a new classroom, library, kitchen or toilet for the first time. But there are a few […]

Breadline Africa launches it’s 700th infrastructure unit!

From classrooms and soup kitchens to bathrooms and libraries, Breadline Africa has established 700 incredible rooms using shipping containers, and it has changed so many lives! Strand, South Africa (25 August 2021) – Friday, 27 August 2021 is a special day for Breadline Africa. The organisation will celebrate an exceptional milestone by handing over its […]