Lights out as Abraham Kriel’s beloved Liggiefees@Potch is cancelled
Our annual light festival – known as Liggiefees@Potch – which illuminates thousands of lives each year – has sadly had to be called off. The safety of our visitors, as well as our staff members and children, will always be our no 1 priority. As organisers of the event, we can easily expect up to […]
AK Lockdown update: The tribe with the best vibe!
Keeping a ‘normal’ household of kids entertained or even just one child has been a huge struggle during lockdown … so imagine multiplying that by 70 plus! That’s us at Abraham Kriel Children’s Home in Potchefstroom. To curb boredom, frustration and a longing for home, we’ve had to put our heads together and think of ways […]
Fun in the sun at Abraham Kriel!
With lockdown still in full swing, the staff at Abraham Kriel Children’s Home in Potchefstroom decided to treat their kids to a fun day filled with traditional ‘boeresport’ games. Childhood favourites like egg on a spoon, three-legged races, ‘kruiwa stoot’ and tug of war were just some of the games played on a sunny and […]
Abraham Kriel Potchefstroom helps alleviate hunger with groundbreaking ‘1 tin = 1 mask’ initiative
What started out as a spur-of-the-moment gesture has quickly turned into a bustling exchange programme and within a matter of days, more than 2 000 tins of food have been collected and a whopping 2500 masks handed out. The concept is simple. One tin of food equals one mask and with everyone scrambling for face […]
Abraham Kriel to the rescue with survival packs
The Abraham Kriel Children’s Home in Potchefstroom has proved to be a beacon of hope as the country enters week two of the national 21-day lockdown period amid the Coronavirus pandemic which continues to take its toll globally. It has been a testing time for everyone and with 230 children requiring care, measures have been […]
Take a peek! Abraham Kriel Lockdown in pictures
While most across the country took it easy during week one of the national lockdown, our children at Abraham Kriel got down and dirty as they acquired lots of new exciting skills with their childcare workers. From gardening to cooking to flower arrangements, it has been a fruitful week for our residents who have been […]