I can hear the worry in her voice, the demands of raising a disabled boy and caring for her own aging body is starting to take its toll. She smiles through unshed tears as she tells us how well he is doing and how proud she is with his grades. Charmaine has been raising her […]

It’s just after 7am on a Saturday morning. The streets are still silent after yesterday’s shooting, not too far from our office in Scottsdene. I’m excited for the day; this is the day of our long awaited Easter party! We’ve worked hard, and we’re so thankful for everyone who donated to make this day a […]

We received a call about a one year old boy, Shane*, who showed sexual deviant behavior. This little boy is raised by a single mother, who doesn’t have the financial capacity to send him for an assessment. This is where we have the opportunity to make a difference. Thanks to you, our donators, Badisa Trio […]

Mommy and Daddy are fighting again. When they shout at each other my little brother gets scared. I feel so guilty, it’s my fault. I should have listened to mom when she asked me to put my shoes away. My little brother is crying again. I hold him, whispering that it will be okay, but […]

Die skooltjie is nogal lekker. Behalwe vir die tye wat die juffrou vir ons sê wat ons moet eet (veral daai klein, groen boompies), is ek nogal lief vir my skool, veral omdat ek nou uiteindelik maatjies het. Mamma en pappa het my bang gemaak om met maatjies te praat, maar ek bly nou nie […]

Badisa Trio works with numerous families in various communities of the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town. Scottsdene is one of these communities. We work with almost 200 children, 66 of these children are in foster care. This year we want to make these kids feel extra special by hosting a Easter Bash. At this Easter […]