10 Feb 2009

A Volunteer’s Perspective

A Volunteer’s Perspective – As two Canadian teachers looking for something out of the ordinary, we thought that teaching in a school ‘somewhere in Africa’ would be an incredible learning experience. Read full article : Download DOC file – 28 kb

9 Dec 2008

Principals Talent support

Principals Talent (www.principalstalent.com) a full-service talent agency in Vancouver has once again decided to support Orfund Foundation through a generous donation rather than giving gifts this holiday season. Principals Talent is happy to support such a worth cause and challenges others in the industry to make a donation to a charity like the Orfund Foundation […]

4 Nov 2008

Meeting at the office of Collins Newman in Gaborone

On November 4, 2008 Orfund Foundation hosted a meeting of the organizations that it works with in Botswana at the office of Collins Newman in Gaborone, Botswana. Read full article : Download DOC file – 44 kb

27 Jun 2008

Mandela’s 90th birthday

Stars gather in London to celebrate Mandela’s 90th birthday. Will Smith charmed the crowd, Amy Winehouse wowed them just by showing up – but Nelson Mandela proved the biggest star of all at a concert Friday in honour of the South African statesman’s 90th birthday. Read full article: www.theglobeandmail.com

7 Jun 2008

Leadership in the 21st Century

“Leadership in the 21st Century” presented by DSJ Communications in association with Orfund Foundation. Thursday, June 12, 2008 – Exhibition Hall A, Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre. DSJ Communications is elated to be donating partial proceeds of this event to Orfund Foundation as well as exposing over 1,000 engaged and informed citizens in Vancouver to […]

29 May 2008

$350 raised for Orfund Foundation

On May 29, 2008 Principals Talent Agency, a Vancouver based talent agency held its Spring Bling 2008 Party. The party was Principals’ annual event to celebrate another great year and thank all talent, casting directors, and many other industry related people as well as family and friends for their hard work and continued support. The […]

24 Feb 2008

Kgothatso Orphan Support Centre

On February 24, 2008, the Kgothatso Orphan Support Centre (Kgothatso) held an Official Opening Ceremony, at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Botswana (ELCB), Gabane, Botswana where the centre is located. Full story : Download PDF file – 40 kb

23 Feb 2008

Making a difference in Botswana

Making a difference in Botswana – A couple of years ago, Doug Johnson had a chat with his friend Peter Dickson about a trip he’d made to Botswana. Full story : Download Word file – 28 kb

7 Dec 2007

Finding a reason for faith-based funding

Daily Pennsylvanian – Finding a reason for faith-based funding. Liberals must learn to accept that giving money to religious-based charity organizations can do a world of good in third-world countries. Full story : Download Word file – 81 kb

6 Oct 2006

The National Donor Forum

Convened by the Department of Social Services and UNICEF, the National Donor Forum provided a first-of-its-kind opportunity for representatives from the private sector, government and international agencies to meet and discuss issues surrounding community-based child care. Over forty participants were officially welcomed to the Gaborone International Conference Centre by the Acting Director of Social Services, […]