We place orphaned & vulnerable children into a family environment where they receive unconditional love. LIV is about FAMILY, teaching each child the value of family life in a loving home and village community, giving them a sense of belonging and purpose. To quote Mandela: “The effects of HIV/AIDS demands a more sustained approach involving the community and a primary unit of care and nurturing, namely the family. A solid family environment is essential in paving the way towards the realisation of future dreams and aspirations of children.”
Up to 6 children are placed in a LIV home with a suitable foster mother and where all their needs are taken care of including a healthy diet, clothing and medical care. The homes are built within a cluster of 8 to 10 houses, modelling the African village life. This helps them to find ‘home’ and close connection within the cluster and in the village itself.
Not everyone is called to build a village, or adopt a child, but every business, church, or group of friends could partner with LIV and adopt a LIV household. Many giving what they are able can change the lives of thousands of vulnerable children across our nation. LIV is already spreading their wings to Gauteng, Pretoria, Grahamstown, and the Western Cape to rescue and restore broken lives. We are about CHANGE ON A LARGE SCALE, raising future leaders and leaving a legacy of hope for generations to come.
The cost to run a LIV family is R10 000 a month. By becoming a LIV4Family partner you will receive updates on your family including photos, letters and their achievements. It is adoption from a distance and you can choose how much you want to be involved in their lives.