Our invisible children

“I have parents, somewhere” Annie said, she didn’t show any emotion at all. You see, Annie is just one of a number of children that are placed in PEN’s care. Children that are abandoned, abused, neglected or children that ended up on the streets of Pretoria. We have a...
Mandela Day 18 July 2016

Mandela Day 18 July 2016

Mandela Day is an international initiative spreading the message about giving. We are forever caught up in our own social lives and forever focused on what we can get out of life. Let us on this day 18 July, focus our attention elsewhere and start giving! u’Tata...

PENlove for Plastic View

The situation at the Plastic View informal settlement in the east of Pretoria is truly heartbreaking! 300 homes have been destroyed by a fire and more than 1500 people lost everything. We here at PEN are thankful that we could contribute warm clothes and blankets to...

THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION

One of our society’s biggest pastimes remains our quest for solutions to problems. These problems includes things like ‘how to live in areas of our world where the temperature remains below zero for most of the year?’ or ‘how to find out where precisely I am in...