Gift bags for the less privileged mothers of new babies in local, State hospitals of the Western Cape
Happy 2018 everybody
Hug a Baby is well established and serving almost 3000 mothers and babies each year. Our web site www.hugababy.net has the details. Africa and its people are colourful, so our request for ‘colourful’ outfits has been beautifully responded to, here are a few examples. Well done everyone!
Who do we serve?
If our 3000 mothers reflect the national average, then their lives are very stressful. Unemployment is very high, many are living on R33* a day (£2). Many mothers have only the child allowance of R380 (£21) per child a month to live on. They need the help of family, friends and whoever they may be living with to survive. We know that 20% of our bags go to homeless mothers, can you imagine! Whilst our bag is given to every mother many bags go to mothers in great need, and the babies keep coming.
Our sincere thanks to everybody who makes this project possible.
PURPOSE OF THIS SITE
1. Show our supporters that every cent and item they give is put to great use and is helping to change lives for the better, just as we have promised.
2. Show that the love and compassion which we are all born with, when used, never fail to change lives.
3. To show everyone that they can engage with the needs of the less privileged around them.
4. Think on these things. If you cannot 'do' or have 'time' then of course you may always gift money that will be put to great use within the areas mentioned.
When giving select friends or family to avoid bank charges
Model Baby Doll but see the outfit!