“Young men, trust God,

 and make the future bright with blessing…”

Charles Spurgeon 

25:40 is starting a new program this year to reach adolescent boys and young men in the Transkei area, matching them with older peers to serve as role models. We are starting this program after being in the [...]

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Our aftercare students all have new uniforms because of your generous giving last November!

We asked you to donate to our special fundraising campaign to provide the aftercare students in Canzibe with school uniforms, backpacks and school supplies. This was last year’s #GivingTuesday — the Tuesday after black Friday that strives to raise awareness of [...]

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In February, buy Amy returned from a visit to Canzibe and asked you to pray for more staff for our after school care program and a good solution to addressing the ongoing health concerns.

Now Amy is thrilled to report that soon after the request, Kunjulwa, a woman in the Canzibe community, came [...]

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One of the goals of Amy and Joyce’s trip in early-February 2016 was to introduce the idea of a writing club to the aftercare students. Joyce brought composition books for the students and Amy and Joyce introduced the students to the idea of letting their imaginations run free through writing. The students wrote about the [...]

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Update: Aftercare Program

On February 23, 2016 By

Amy and Joyce visited Canzibe in early February 2016 and report that our after school care program is still going strong — with 65 children attending from Grades 1-8. We even get a few preschoolers who see how much fun it is in and don’t want to leave the mission!

Our preschool teachers used to [...]

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Today is Orphan Sunday

On November 2, 2014 By

Today, troche Nov. 2, seek is Orphan Sunday, a day when Christians stand up for the orphan. We are a people called to defend the fatherless…to care for the child that has no family…to visit orphans in their distress. In South Africa, almost 4 million children have lost their parents, [...]

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The Sub-Saharan AIDS epidemic has a devastating effect on millions of families. Consider that 5.5 million adults and children live with HIV/AIDS in South Africa alone. Discover the hard facts about poverty, there disease and violence, and help become a part of the solution.
25:40’s current focus is on children living in rural areas of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. We have selected this area as our place of initial focus due to its extreme poverty, patient lack of resources and lack of attention from the outside world.