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Facebook this #first1000days you social media junkie!

Facebook this #first1000days you social media junkie!

Ok, one thing is certain; the majority of us having access to a smart phone or device are social media users.  But we want to ask your help.  Did you know, the #first1000days is vital to any child’s development when it comes to specifically Education.  PEN’s Early... read more
Baby Z – the last one!

Baby Z – the last one!

One morning on May 2017, another dead foetus, oh wait… baby boy was found on our doorstep at PEN….  It was one of a few baby bodies that found its way to us, but just too late to be saved.  In the heart of every person at PEN that was confronted with the lifeless... read more
Winterhoop 2017

Winterhoop 2017

It’s cold and I keep rubbing my hands together to get warmer.  Walking out of the apartment building’s shade I find myself in the sun and immediately the warmth put my tense body at ease.  Tucking at my jacket I walk down Vos street in Sunnyside, and I can’t help... read more
“The Happy Season”

“The Happy Season”

— inspiration by Rev. Hendrien van Vliet Spring! What a wonderful experience. It means new growth, new life and new hope. For many of our community members it has the same significance. Warmer weather means no more cold nights, less electricity usage, cheaper food and... read more
OUR HERITAGE HERE @PEN

OUR HERITAGE HERE @PEN

— Rainer Maria Rilke What do you think of when you hear the word heritage? I know, you think of cultural food, family traditions, tribal clothing, race and home language. But that is not all; you also think of other races, their cultures, food, music, and languages.... read more
Ignite Sea Camp – December 2016

Ignite Sea Camp – December 2016

For many of us, the December holidays bring a sense of joy and wonder. We pack our suitcases, pack our car and we’re off to the seaside for some much needed rest and relaxation! Try to imagine that for the rest of your life you won’t be able to do that. You won’t be... read more

Mzansiwood The Musical Tour 2016

Part of our ministry with the teenagers in the inner city of Pretoria is an annual stage production in which the teenagers part take. The dream of this project is not only to give the teens the opportunity to discover their gifts and talents and to grow in it, it’s... read more

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... read more
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... read more

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... read more

Our Board of Directors

we need to work on our intimate relationships with our Lord and the people that we share a space with every day. With our Year Theme for 2015, City Rhythm, we hope to address some of these issues.

At PEN we value partnership and involvement where it supports our vision to truly ignite change, heal communities and nurture togetherness.

129 Madiba Street, Pretoria, 0002

012 323 6688

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Name : PEN
Bank : ABSA BANK
Account : 0020 263 385
Branch Code : 623005


Get involved

PEN dreams of Igniting change, Healing communities and Nurturing togetherness.

At PEN we value partnership and involvement where it supports our vision to truly ignite change, heal communities and nurture togetherness. You can get involved in any of the following ways:

Come visit PEN and experience the rhythm of the city and it’s people.

Become one of our prized volunteers and get involved with any of the programs of PEN on a regular basis.

Why not enquire on any items or material our programs need to daily serve our community and make a “donation-in-kind”.

129 Madiba Street, Pretoria, 0002

012 323 6688

Donate

Name : PEN
Bank : ABSA BANK
Account : 0020 263 385
Branch Code : 623005