Category: South Africa


Have we lost our humanity?

At: Mali Date: June 8th, 2020 Time:10:48 am

Each of the My Arms Wide Open and Bergnek Community Projects initiatives revolves around a common theme; changing circumstances for women and children. This weeks’ update from Keith in Bergnek asks the question; Have we lost our humanity? This weeks’ message from Keabetswe (Keith) My name is Keabetswe Keith Mosumane I grew up in the … Continue reading Have we lost our humanity?


Do my circumstances define who I am?

At: Mali Date: May 25th, 2020 Time:7:31 pm

Each of the My Arms Wide Open and Bergnek Community Projects initiatives revolves around a common theme; changing circumstances for women and children. It’s about enabling women and children to change the circumstances they were born into. Their circumstances don’t define them, that’s just what they were born into and these women are already proving … Continue reading Do my circumstances define who I am?


It’s Fall in the Southern Hemisphere

At: Mali Date: August 13th, 2019 Time:3:20 pm

Each of our projects revolves around a common theme. Women and Girls. GirlStuffPeriod.org and Pads against Bullying support girls getting back into school, by providing menstrual supplies they don’t have or can’t afford. My World in a Garden helps keep them in school by providing the food they need. The health clinic provides support for … Continue reading It’s Fall in the Southern Hemisphere


It’s Fall in the Southern Hemisphere

At: Mali Date: June 5th, 2019 Time:9:27 am

Each of our projects revolves around a common theme. Women and Girls. GirlStuffPeriod.org and Pads against Bullying support girls getting back into school, by providing menstrual supplies they don’t have or can’t afford. My World in a Garden helps keep them in school by providing the food they need. The health clinic provides support for … Continue reading It’s Fall in the Southern Hemisphere


Girl Fund Campaign

At: Mali Date: April 30th, 2019 Time:7:05 am

Girl Fund Campaign and Exciting GirlStuff.Period Update In the work we do as an organization there is a connection across all of our initiatives, as well between communities. In March we participated in the GlobalGiving Girl Fund Campaign March 1-15, enabling the GirlStuff.Period team to move ahead with some of the goals they have set for … Continue reading Girl Fund Campaign


I.Am.Woman.

At: Mali Date: March 7th, 2019 Time:5:25 pm

A message from Rainet My name is Rainet Katjedi, and I was born in Bergnek. I work in the GirlStuffPeriod business. I still live in Bergnek, with all the challenges and hard times we have, because this is where my family is. We are a big family, with my Grandfather, my mom, brothers and sisters … Continue reading I.Am.Woman.


Where is the water?

At: Mali Date: June 29th, 2018 Time:10:20 am

You may have seen the news about the City of Cape Town in South Africa, running out of water within the next 60-90 days. Yes! Just 60 DAYS!! It is a scary thought, especially when they are predicting that most of South Africa will run out of water in the next 17 years. and it is not … Continue reading Where is the water?


One Brick at a Time Update

At: Mali Date: May 1st, 2018 Time:4:26 pm

Welcome to the latest report from our infrastructure project in Bergnek, Limpopo, South Africa! We are grateful for those of you supporting the projects under the One Brick at a Time initiative and welcome our newest donors to the projects. Having patience is a lot easier said than done What is always so inspiring to … Continue reading One Brick at a Time Update


My World My Garden Sister Walls

At: Mali Date: April 18th, 2018 Time:9:53 am

Food security is a challenge the world over in both developing and developed countries.  The challenge is not that we cannot provide food. “We” can provide instant gratification, but this is a short term and band-aid solution. The challenge is being able to provide sustainable food sources. In many cases, a shortage of arable land … Continue reading My World My Garden Sister Walls


Girl Fund Campaign and Exciting GirlStuff.Period Update

At: Mali Date: April 8th, 2018 Time:5:10 pm

In the work we do as an organization there is a connection across all of our initiatives, as well between communities. In March we participated in the GlobalGiving Girl Fund Campaign March 1-15, enabling the GirlStuff.Period team to move ahead with some of the goals they have set for themselves in the 2018 year. The key … Continue reading Girl Fund Campaign and Exciting GirlStuff.Period Update