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sizanani team pediatrician
New chapter for Baby home

In July, work began to renovate and revamp the paediatric rooms at El-Shammah Home for Abandoned Babies and Place of Safety. Life Roseacres Hospital, as part of their Sizanani project, donated a number of items to the home to help with the renovations.

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sizanani team
New chance for Childrens

Sizanani project team continues to support El-Shammah Home El-Shammah Home for Abandoned Babies and Place of Safety excited about paediatric room renovations.

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dynamic sponsor
Wishes come true for baby home

Allistair and Merencia Scholtz and the babies of El-Shammah Home for Abandoned Babies and Place of Safety received a special visit on Thursday. The organisation was visited by Yvonne McKenna and Ingrid Winsper from Malvern East-based Dynamic Plastics who brought a number of much-needed items to the home

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WATCH | Place of love and safety for abandoned babies

Merencia and Allistair Scholtz lived a blissful life. They kept a comfortable home and both had great jobs that they loved. But there was still a void in their lives – a yearning they couldn’t shake off. It was more than just longing for a baby of their own, which they couldn’t conceive, but a sense of purpose too. In 2016, their whole world crashed when they both lost their jobs in the same week. But then they got the chance to run the El-Shammah Home for Abandoned Babies in Primrose, Germiston. They had no experience, but they knew this was the challenge they had been preparing for their whole lives. The Scholtzes, originally from the dusty streets of Mitchells Plain in Cape Town, had prayed for one baby. Now, they care for at least seven at any given time. Babies like *Ruth, whom they meet under the most horrific circumstances.

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Abandoned Babies have new champions
Allistair and Merencia Scholtz have taken over the management of El-Shammah Home for Abandoned Babies and Place of Safety.
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trouw nutrition
Baby home ticks another item off its wish list

El-Shammah Home for Abandoned Babies and Place of Safety ticked an on-site crèche off their wish list when Trouw Nutrition South Africa donated a container to the home.

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