The following is an excerpt from a message from dedicated 25:40 volunteer, Joyce Taylor, about her visit to Canzibe in early Winter. 

“At the Mission, the news is still good with preschool children learning and with a format that they understand.  I think that these children are 4-5 years.  In English they are learning [...]

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Well, it’s been more than a week since the big day and I still cannot believe I completed a half marathon being 5 months pregnant!  This was an amazing journey and I wanted to share my experience in this blog.  First of all, for those that might not know, I am really not a [...]

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Trust in the Lord

On January 21, 2015 By

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight” Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV) You may be familiar with these Proverbs, they are some of my favorites.  I open this blog with them because I think they [...]

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Do you have a talent or passion?  Consider sharing your talent or passion with 25:40!  Your talent could change the lives of orphans and vulnerable children in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

Recently, 25:40 has had several individuals sharing their time, talent and passion in order to bring purpose, healing and hope to the [...]

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In the last half of this year, 60 more orphans in rural, poverty-stricken South Africa now have a safe place to go after school. With your support, 25:40 was able to expand its after school care program with three new centers opening in 2014.  The new aftercare centers, Sakhukamva “building futures”, Khayalethu “our home”, and [...]

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Merry Christmas from 25:40

On December 25, 2014 By

 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. (Luke 2:10-11, KJV)

May you see Christmas through the eyes of a child.  [...]

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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, lack of resources and lack of attention from the outside world.