Viva Foundation Measurable Outcomes for 2018.

How Viva made a difference in 2018

Viva Kids Mamelodi - Early Learning Centre provided education, care and childhood development to 106 children in 4 age-groups from 0 - 5 in the Alaska Informal Settlement, including SOUNS Literacy programme.  

Viva Kids Bushbuckridge - Early Learning Centre provided education, care and childhood development to 44 children in Kildare, Bushbuckridge including SOUNS Literacy programme. 

Viva Village Independent School Mamelodi – provided quality Independent Education to 90 Children in Foundation Phase (Grade R to Grade 3) with qualified SACE registered faculty and augmented CAPS curriculum, supported by HCS, Pretoria.

SAPRI - South African People's Response Initiative - Sexual Violence Prevention and Response. Deployment of 200 panic buttons in the community, eradicated sexual violence (cases reduced from 120 rapes per year in the neighbourhood, to 0 attempted rapes and 0 rapes for 2017) and domestic violence (30% of all women regularly, or sporadically abused by partners, reduced to 0 cases of domestic violence for 2017) among our beneficiaries.  

SAPRI was the recipient of an Impumelelo Award for Social Innovation in November 2017. 

Art - Conducted a Viva Township Art Festival in Botrivier on Freedom Day, in an underprivileged community including Viva’s got Talent with prize-money in 5 categories and conducted Art workshops in Percussion, Wall-Art, Poi-dancing, Vocal Training and Children’s Art Activities to over 300 children.

Art – Conducted a Viva Township Art Festival in Mamelodi East on Youth Day including Viva’s got Talent with prize-money in 5 categories. 

Poverty Alleviation - Skills training and Enterprise Development provided to underprivileged adults and youths in Mamelodi East, including

workshops in Clinical Thermography, Energy Management and consulting in Business Start-up and Procurement.  

Youth Development - The Switch On Youth learning-to-learn after school care programme added Dance, Drama, Art & Poetry to their programme and performed with great accolades at the State Theater.

Orphans and Vulnerable Children - Home-based support, blankets and Christmas Celebration to 500+ beneficiaries in Mamelodi East, Bushbuckridge and orphanages in Orkney and Germiston. 

Feeding Scheme - 134 000+ meals provided in 2017 in 2 geographical locations. 

Infra-structure – Solar water heaters installed at Viva Village, Mamelodi East and Viva Connect, Cullinan.  Security Fencing installed at Viva Kids Bushbuckridge.  New kitchen built and equipped at Viva Village, Mamelodi East.

Volunteering – welcomed close to a thousand volunteers at Viva throughout 2017, including a group of 500 high-school volunteers from Curro Thatchfield, groups from the University of Pretoria, Hatfield Christian Church, Centre Point Tutors, individuals and companies as well as over 100 volunteers at the annual Mandela Day in July.  Activities included vegetable gardening, building, grounds-clearing, painting, cooking, cleaning, workshops, children’s activities, teaching and team-building days.