EDUCATION & ACCESS TO TECHNOLOGY

  • 100+ Caregivers trained.
  • 1500+ Toddlers received quality education.
  • 81+ Primary school learners received educational support.

“The Education Centre of PEN has given us more than a place to study, a camp, career assessments and encouragement.  They gave us hope and love that we cannot explain”
– Grade 9 Learner.

HEALTH & EMOTIONAL WELLBEING

  • Close to 5000 people received primary health care.
  • 3500+ HIV tests done.
  • 150+ Received Professional Counselling.

“They helped me, I wasn’t dirty in their eyes, I was just myself, needing help and they made me better”
– Vulnerable Homeless man.

SUPPORTIVE HOUSING

  • 24 Children found a home at PEN’s Orphaned & Vulnerable Children Program.

“At first I was nobody, helping my sisters, not having a home to live in… now I live in the PEN home and my life have changed.  I have shoes just like other children”
– One of PEN’s orphaned children.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT & CITIZENS RIGHTS

  • 21 Sex workers supported to better their lives.
  • 120 Homeless men offered water and sanitation services.
  • 29 People assisted in job readiness programs.

CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY & DISCIPLESHIP

  • Close to 1000 children attended talks and support groups.

“It was so quiet, the city is always busy and noisy.  I am fortunate to attend a camp and discover a new relationship between God and myself
– Young learner who attended a PEN youth camp.

CREATIVE ARTS, MUSIC & RECREATION

  • 70 Children & Teens performed.
  • Former creative arts student featured in TV commercial.
  • Former creative arts student got a job as a DJ through the skills he developed in this program.

ENTERPRISE COACHING & SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

  • Casual employment created for 40 adults.
  • We recycle roughly a ton of waste per day.
  • 2nd Buyback Centre planned for 2018.

PEN’S MISSION SUPPORT PROGRAMME

  • Supporting 18 programs in PEN with necessary infrastructure.
  • Close to R10 million received from individual donations & business.
  • Congregations contributed close to R750 000 to PEN’s programs.
  • Generated own income of close to R10 Million to cover overhead costs.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • PEN is a BBBEE contributor. Talk to us.
  • PEN can assist you in your Social Economic Development and Enterprise Development spend.
  • PEN is also a registered Public Benefit Organisation which means S18A Tax benefits to your business.