Leaving a Trail of Grace

Former staff member, Keri Dodge left South Africa with a bang by hosting an end of the year worship night for the youth in Mbonisweni. Ten Thousand Homes has poured into this specific group of young people all year, believing that Hope and Home grows out of discipleship. We had a tremendous and Spirit-filled night […]

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Holding Nothing Back

The Sizinani Home-Based Care workers from Dwaleni are full of joy at the end of a year of selfless giving, generous loving and serving the poor, orphaned and vulnerable without pay. Ten Thousand Homes recently celebrated these special women with an appreciation luncheon at our property, University Village. TTH staff, community members and the volunteers […]

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Hope All Over Our Faces

The summer month of December is a time to break away from normal activity in South Africa. Schools are closed, leaving the communities filled with young people without supervision and unsure of how to use their time. The women at Ten Thousand Homes seized an opportunity to share with the young women in Mbonisweni their […]

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Backyard Miracles

We are just weeks away from the completion of our first house to be built in Dwaleni! We met 18-year old Busi in August and felt sure that God had put us together to build a home where a shack for four orphaned siblings stands now. We have been amazed at seeing Hope and Home […]

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Leading by Example

TTH staff member and local South African, Stanley Mbowane is passionate about discipling youth to rise up as the generation that will change Africa. As Stanley, other TTH staff, and teams from around the world pour into the youth group of Mbonisweni’s Evangelical Reform Church (ERC), the youth are growing in their confidence to impact […]

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Worldwide Worship

Ten Thousand Homes starts every Monday morning gathering together to worship as a community. TTH staff member, Keri Dodge, recently invited three of the youth from Mbonisweni to lead the worship time. We alternated singing songs in English and SiSwati, teaching each other new songs and ushering in the presence of the God who transcends […]

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Jillian’s Story

A recent visitor to Ten Thousand Homes, Jillian Hamp, shares a memorable moment and impactful part of her experience: My team and I had a real desire to be a part of the community Mbonisweni, so despite incredible cultural barriers, we stepped out in faith and dove in. One day we saw 3 people from […]

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Speaking Siyabonga’s Language

At Ten Thousand Homes, we’ve had a growing awareness that we need to know the children beyond the feeding programs. This is challenging because talking about home-life, need or revealing parts of your story are cultural no-no’s here. TTH visitor, Lindsay Loveless helped bridge this cultural gap as her heart broke for 7-year old Siyabonga. She […]

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