Free to Live Org supports 100 homes & doubles up as a Creche and shelter

Charmaine Changelryan is providing 10 – 12 families per week with feeding packs, and apart from that, there are other various initiatives she’s involved in like soup kitchens.

Changelryan began the Free to Live Organisation which supports 100 homes, and has doubled up as an Aids Home, Creche, and shelter for women and children.

Changelryan says that she’s been a single mother all her life, and when she lost her job, she didn’t know how to make ends meet.

My friend who was involved in a township feeding scheme assist me when times were tough says Changelryan.

I started looking for some donations, and what I could find - I would hand out food parcels to people closest to me who I knew were going through struggle.

Charmaine Changelryan, founder of the Free to Live Organisation

You know how it goes, when one knows that you're doing something and then they obviously come looking for you because they’re in a similar position.

Charmaine Changelryan, founder of the Free to Live Organisation

I got a good sponsor sometime last year, that provided us with lots of vegetables. The result was that we were able to feed and give back to the community a lot more.

For more info: Contact Charmaine Changelryan | changelryanc@gmail.com | charmane@steppingoutsa.co.za

Click on the link below to hear the full interview...


This article first appeared on 702 : Free to Live Org supports 100 homes & doubles up as a Creche and shelter


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
[LISTEN] Understanding your inner child

[LISTEN] Understanding your inner child

In the wellness feature, psychologist, couch and writer Yasmeen Engelbrecht chats about understanding your inner child.

I questioned life & would ask myself, what's the point of living - Nomsa Manaka

I questioned life & would ask myself, what's the point of living - Nomsa Manaka

#WeekendBreakfast host Phemelo Motene chats to choreographer Nomsa Manaka about a life of dancing, dealing with loss & surviving cancer

[LISTEN] 7 tips to successfully lead a group

[LISTEN] 7 tips to successfully lead a group

In the wellness feature, coach, writer & psychologist Yasmeen Engelbrecht chats about how people regress when they're in a group.

[LISTEN] NGO builds first private girls school in the township of Khayelitsha

[LISTEN] NGO builds first private girls school in the township of Khayelitsha

Chairperson of Thope Foundation Xolisa Guzula chats about the process of building a private school in the township.

Mother who tragically lost son to drunk driving starts organisation

Mother who tragically lost son to drunk driving starts organisation

‘It absolutely devastated our family and cut his career short, he was a very, very talented guitarist in a band called Plush.'

Dis-Chem Foundation donates R60 000 worth of goods to Yabonga Children's Project

Dis-Chem Foundation donates R60 000 worth of goods to Yabonga Children's Project

The Dis-Chem Foundation has partnered with CapeTalk to donate R60 000 in supplies to the HIV organisation supporting Cape kids.

Popular articles
Let your nose decide if docci claims into perfume industry are true

Let your nose decide if docci claims into perfume industry are true

Claims have been made that the perfume industry don't want consumers to know the real cost of making these products.

Rail Enforcement Unit to be rolled out this week in the WC

Rail Enforcement Unit to be rolled out this week in the WC

The unit is aimed at curbing crime on trains as well as the destruction of railway infrastructure.

WATCH: Monkey takes the wheel, and Trump says climate change will "change back"

WATCH: Monkey takes the wheel, and Trump says climate change will "change back"

Khabazela shares some of the most popular tweets, posts, and videos on 'What's gone viral'.

Ramaphosa sets the ball rolling for the appointment of new NDPP

Ramaphosa sets the ball rolling for the appointment of new NDPP

Several legal entities and independent public institutions have been asked to help select possible candidates for the position.

Snakes season is here and if the crawlies visit you, here's what to do

Snakes season is here and if the crawlies visit you, here's what to do

Snake handler Willem van Zyk of Blouberg Snake Rescue says he's already being kept busy with callouts.

'VBS stolen money bought the most useless things like Ferraris and helicopters'

'VBS stolen money bought the most useless things like Ferraris and helicopters'

Deputy editor at Finacial Mail Sikonathi Mantshantsha says it is mind-boggling why no one has been arrested in the VBS saga.

Cape Town tenants could see property prices ease up, says RE/MAX

Cape Town tenants could see property prices ease up, says RE/MAX

The Cape Town rental market is said to be experiencing a major correction phase after an unjustified period of escalated prices.