"You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them."

– Desmond Tutu

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children”

– Nelson Mandela


Our mission is to promote, protect and enhance the safety, wellbeing and healthy development of children and families in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Child Welfare South Africa Stellenbosch (CWSA: Stellenbosch) is one of 263 member organisations affiliated to our National organisation, CWSA - the largest non-profit, non-governmental organisation in the country.

In line with our vision to be the leading organisation in the achievement of a safe and caring environment for the children and families of South Africa, we focus on: the deliverance of social work services; outreach projects; delivering early intervention, prevention as well as statutory work in the field of child protection; and child and family care as well as development.

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