Help the Rural child, a charitable trust, has opened a clothing shop in Station Road, Parow, to raise funds for its work with rural communities in the Swartland.
“Few people give much thought to rural children, but they are out there, struggling each day to go to school often without food and proper clothing,” a statement from the trust said.
The charity shops help to support the running costs of the Goedgedacht Path out of Poverty Rural Youth Centres (POP), in the Swartland.
Help the Rural Child runs a number of charity shops across Cape Town – four clothing shops, two book shops, and one furniture shop, a Mobile Bookshop that travels to schools in and around Cape Town and a Children’s bookshop.
The Parow store is at 8C Station Road and has a selection of clothing, and bric-a-brac at good prices.
Donations of clothing, in good condition, and any kind of bric – a – brac (ornaments, glassware, kitchenware), toys, CDs and DVDs.are welcome.
These can be dropped off at the shop or call 021 689 8392 to arrange collection.
To volunteer at the shop call Candice Field at 021 911 3748.