Background:

Vuyani is the only Child & Youth Care Center in the Beyers Naudè district of the Karoo – an enormous rural to semi-rural area around Graaff-Reinet where farming and tourism are the main industries.

Poverty, unemployment and hopelessness lead to a high incidence of alcohol and drug abuse.

Vulnerable, abused or severely neglected children are removed from their biological parents in terms of the Children’s Act.

Vuyani’s Vision:

Joy grows through care

Vuyani’s Mission:

Holistic Child Care Services in a homely atmosphere

Developmental, Therapeutic, Spiritual & Recreational Programs

Facilitate Successful Reunification with Biological Family

Facilitate Foster Care Placements

Our home:

Vuyani Child and Youth Care Centre in Graaff-Reinet, houses 30 – 36 children from babies, toddlers and girls and boys up to 18 years.