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Dr. Marinda van Niekerk deel haar PEN storie

Dr. Marinda van Niekerk deel haar PEN storie

Ek onthou in my eerste jare by die gemeente: PEN was ’n jaar oud en ek het op ’n dag sommer net deur die strate gestap. Heel per ongeluk het ek afgekom op klein weggesteekte fonteintjie op die Telkom perseel oorkant die Bosmanstraat kerkgebou. Ek het ’n oomblik... read more
So how did we do in 2016/2017 you might ask?

So how did we do in 2016/2017 you might ask?

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... read more
Ever wondered how PEN started?

Ever wondered how PEN started?

Since the early 90’s, PEN have already been playing a role in our city center community. PEN was founded in 1992.  Back then a lot of white families still resided in the city center, mostly in Schubartpark and surrounding flats.  With the influx of multi racial... read more
Give a child a chance!

Give a child a chance!

November is a busy month here at PEN, getting everything ready for the annual PEN Sea camp.  Like before, PEN will once again give 110 children a chance to free themselves from their sometimes hurtful circumstances and to be a “child” for 10 days.  To some this will... read more
Gee ’n kind ’n kans!

Gee ’n kind ’n kans!

November maand by PEN is gewoonlik ’n geskarrel om alles reg te kry vir Seekamp.  Hierdie jaar beoog ons weereens om 110 kinders ’n geleentheid te bied om vry te word van hulle omstandighede vir 10 dae en net ‘kind’ te wees.  Vir sommige van ons kinders, sal dit ’n... read more
PEN GHOLFDAG 21 SEPTEMBER 2017

PEN GHOLFDAG 21 SEPTEMBER 2017

Ons nooi u vriendelik uit om saam met PEN & NGWK te kom gholf speel by Dienste Buiteklub. Maatskappye of individue kan ook putjies, pryse en eet- of drinkgoed borg. BESPREEK SOMMER NOU U 4-BAL EN GHOLFKARRETJIE! Datum: PEN GHOLFDAG 21 SEPTEMBER 2017 Afslaantyd:... read more
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 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