Cape Town - Sundays are traditionally spent with family, most homes are filled with the joyful sound of children playing, adults laughing, sharing anecdotes from the week that passed. The house is filled with the aroma of Sunday roast.
But so many are oblivious to what is happening on our doorsteps: there are children who have been abandoned, who don’t have homes, or family or a warm meal.
Enter sanctuaries such as the Christine Revell Children’s Home.
Located at Huntley Street in Athlone, the home provides full-time care for up to 49 children from birth to five years of age and who have been referred to them by social workers and placed by order of a children’s court.
The children are either neglected, abandoned, abused or orphaned and are accepted at the home irrespective of HIV status, race or gender.