A HOME for Winnes

We walked the path up the mountain, arms loaded with blankets and hearts heavy with sadness at what took place there just a couple of weeks earlier. There wasn’t a dry eye around as Winnes’ auntie recounted the terrible events for us. It was a day like any other. Winnes was across the road at […]

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Little Hands and Big Hearts

A friend recently shared a story with me about something special God was doing in her children’s lives as they learned about the work of Ten Thousand Homes. Her children, ages 5 and 8, were saving up their money for a certain item. Everything changed when they heard about the orphaned children Ten Thousand Homes […]

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Sealing the Cracks

After seven months of learning, growing and adding one piece at a time, the Evangelical Reform Church in Mbonisweni has completed a masterpiece! Every month this year, TTH staff member Kacy Chaffin has taught the church about who they are in the Family of God. Kacy challenged them to know and believe in the health, […]

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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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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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