“Young men, trust God,
and make the future bright with blessing…”
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 [...]Continue Reading →
August in Washington, salve D.C. is traditionally a quiet, slower time, with oppressive heat and lighter traffic, as government leaders and others often use the month to vacation or otherwise leave the city. However, this year the month didn’t begin that way at all, as the U.S. hosted the first ever [...]Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: We like to share with you some of the news from the Canzibe community in which the 25:40 preschool and afterschool students live. This gives you an idea of the context of their lives, and of some of the struggles and achievements of Rev. Wikus van der Walt, whose job it is to bring [...]Continue Reading →
Steve and Alta Jones opened their magnificent home at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains to 25:40 for a special dinner to raise awareness and funds for the Hlalani Kum Learning Center. Special guests included Lwazi Mbongo and her family. Ms. Mbongo is a third secretary at the South African embassy, advice [...]Continue Reading →
We have an angel in Herman Stoffberg, a South African man who has made it his mission for the moment to help 25:40 construct the new, expanded pre-school, aftercare and help us create a practical skills center in Canzibe.
Herman lives in Oyster Bay — a good 10-hour-drive from Canzibe — in a good car. [...]Continue Reading →