South Africa

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Demographics
Population 47,698,677
Basic Indicators
Infant mortality rate per 1000 live births 67.0
Life expectancy at birth (years) 44
Average Annual Income $3,630.00
Education
Infant mortality rate per 1000 live births 82.0%
Projects
Holy Childhood – 2012 9 projects serving 43,607 children – $58,000
  • Life support for 3 clinics and home-based caregivers in areas where AIDS is very striking, Natal
  • Maintaining kindergartens and schools (17 centers) – food assistance, furniture, repairs, Dundee
  • Food assistance, clothing for children who are victims of AIDS, Dundee
  • Support of mental handicapped children, victims of sexual abuse, and children with AIDS, Doornfontein
  • Life Protection – program for children with disabilities who requires 24 hours permanent care, food assistance and medical care, clothing, products for hygiene, Gauteng
  • Food assistance and medical care: the beneficiaries are babies, abandoned children, all are HIV positive, Yeoville
  • Support to organize workshops on issues of faith, education, and sexual behavior, Witbank
  • Support to purchase medicines to minimize infant mortality from AIDS, St. Anthony’s Clinic, Badplaas
  • Support to buy food and basic personal hygiene products, provide christian education to orphans and children of greatest need, Lebombo Catholic Mission, Witbank
Source: The World Guide 11th edition Global Reference, Country by Country New International Publications Ltd., Oxford, UK, 2007

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