We are overwhelmed with gratitude for the incredible support we received at the MEMSA Golf Day 2023! Your generosity and enthusiasm made the day truly special.
THE BOIKANYO FOUNDATION Hope for little Wiseman….. Wiseman Ngobeni is a seven-year-old who was born in Daveyton, Benoni in the Eastrand.From birth he seemed to be healthy, however when he turned six weeks old, his moth-er, Tinyiko, says he displayed flu-like symptoms. His condition carried on for quite a long time and despite frequent clinic […]
Gift Khumalo is a four-year old, born in Krugersdorp, Westrand. He lives with both of his parents and two older siblings. Like many children his age, Gift enjoys watching cartoons and outdoor play. From birth he encountered health challenges which included flu-like symptoms and which nurses in his local clinic credited to a chest infection. His mother, Sindiso says it led to frequent clinic visits.
THE BOIKANYO FOUNDATION The Special Twin Who Put Up A Fight. One-year-old Kgabane Molefe, was born a twin to her mother, Portia Molefe. When Portia, was eight-months pregnant with her twins, she lost her own mother, Kgabane’s grandmother. “I was stressed, and it triggered my other health issues, my blood pressure elevated. I only managed […]
She stayed in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for three weeks. Her mother told us, “Kuqala bowungayizwa inhliziyo yakhe. Bowuzwa igazi me. Kodwa manje, for the first time, ngiyayizwa inhliziyo yakhe” meaning “You couldn’t hear her heartbeat at first. All you could hear was blood. But now, for the first time, I can hear her
The Boikanyo Foundation is a Public Benefit Organisation created by Golden East 181 Round Table in 2008, the foundation provides for the funding of critical heart surgery for underprivileged and indigent children within the Public Health Sector. Importantly, the Boikanyo Foundation works in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Fund (NMCHF) to increase the throughput of children’s heart surgery through their Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Azingce Lolwana is a humble 6-year-old boy from Mthatha, Eastern Cape, where he lives with his father, mother, and younger brother. Azingce was often taken to the clinic by his mother for routine check-ups when he was younger. He appeared to be a healthy and happy child growing up, a child who loved to play with his toys, until everything changed in 2017. His mother observed that he was in poor health one day. She observed that he wasn’t quite himself.
The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital (NMCH) is the second dedicated children’s hospital in Southern Africa serving children with complex illnesses from the region. In line with its vision to give every child a chance to live and thrive, NMCH treats public patients in need of critical care and appropriately referred to the hospital, regardless of their socio-economic standing.
Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust is making a difference together with Boikanyo! – February Newsletter 2022
THE BOIKANYO FOUNDATION Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust is making a difference together with Boikanyo! NMCHT and Boikanyo Foundation signed an MOU in November 2018. The Boikanyo Foundation was founded in 2006 by the Round Table Golden East 181. The Foundation is a non-racial, non-political organization that benefits all underprivileged children requiring surgical treatment of […]