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African Solutions was honoured to be invited to join the Coalition for Adolescent Girls, whose mission it is to promote the rights and opportunities of adolescent girls. Blending perfectly with ASAP's own vision, the Coalition envisions a world where adolescent girls...

Warrior Women

Based in the Eastern Cape are two of ASAP’s warrior women, Alice Klaas and Sindi Mabhija. Child-care and psychosocial support coordinator, Alice, witnesses poverty and hardship first-hand, every day, interacting with Orphans and Vulnerable Children and assisting them...

Mbali’s Journey

"Mbali", which in Zulu means flower, is a shy, sweet energetic 12 year old child who lives in the municipality of Matatiele at the foot of the Drakensberg mountains in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. On first appearance she is a seemingly normal child who...

The Art On The Go Winter Workshops

Mandi Sandenbergh returned in July bringing her brilliant creative art project, Art On The Go, to the ASAP Community care centres in the Matatiele district of the Eastern Cape. Using the ASTAR (Awakening Spirit Through Art Technique) methodology she worked 3 days in...

The bi-annual ASAP Fundraiser in London

The bi-annual ASAP Fundraiser took place at the Louise T Blouin Foundation in London on May 15th.  The luncheon, catering to 350 people in total, increased awareness whilst raising significant funds for ASAP. Priscilla Higham was introduced to the guests by South...

Our annual report 2010-2011

African Solutions to African Problems is 10 years old. Looking back to our small beginnings, and considering the 20,200 number of children who have been touched by ASAP, we have come a long way. It’s never been straightforward, sometimes making it up as we go along,...

New Drop-in Centres taking shape

Work is steaming ahead on our three new Drop-in Centres for orphans and vulnerable children in 3 separate remote villages close to Mt. Frere in the Eastern Cape.  Working hand-in-hand with the Homeless And Poor People's Initiative (HAPPI), these ASAP funded...


African Solutions is proud to support the aims and objectives of ACESS (The Alliance for Children’s Entitlement to Social Security), and thereby stand beside more than 1223 other children’s sector organisations throughout South Africa. By setting up a broad-based...

Filming African Solutions

Film-maker Christopher Nicholas flew in from the UK to run a groundbreaking video project for ASAP in the Eastern Cape, helping to uplift young lives both in front of the camera and behind, and in the process produce a number of powerful videos spotlighting ASAP’s...

A New Library! Thanks to you.

Great news on our Christmas Book Campaign.  Thanks to your generosity we managed to obtain an entire library’s worth of books, in fact just under 300 titles!  That works out as 32 Sets, 17 Shelves, 3 Cases and 2 Crates.  These books will go into a new school library...

Summer fun with ASAP

Summertime should be a fun time for young people. During the past few weeks ASAP has been busy conducting household assessments in the Khashule village just below Tsolo Hills along the Drakensberg Mountains. During which time Sindi, our new Developmental Coordinator,...

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ASAP facilitated four youth workshops during the winter school holidays. A safe space was created for young people to discuss topics that are difficult to share with families or loved ones. The majority of the young people were discussing relationships for the first time and we were happy to see them building good foundations based on each other’s strengths. We look forward to the community engagement events which they are busy planning for their villages.
“The programme has gained momentum and young people are seeing the benefit of the programme.”- Xola Yoyo, Imithayelanga
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The therapeutic art programme encouraged the OVC in our four beneficiary CBOs to participate in interesting and enriching artistic activities during the recent school break. Many of the children, more especially those of Silukhanyo CBO, have never used art materials. The drop-in centres were a hive of colourful activity as 161 OVC worked therapeutically with clay for the first time, and explored the concept of role models through collage making. ... See MoreSee Less

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A good luck messages to our Matrics (Grade 12)

Go easy, but with an enough speed so that you do your hard work justice. No matter what the question will be, your knowledge and talent will help you to get through it. ASAP wishes you the very best of luck for your Matric 2018 final exam. Remember "Education and attitude create opportunity".

Mfundo Zeka (Community Development Coordinator)
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