Children’s Jerusalem in cargo containers

Twelve-year-old John recites his poetry at the New Jerusalem Children’s Home, in Midrand, northern Johannesburg. He likes sport but he is “good at poetry”. “I write one poem a month,” […]

Plascon charity house

It’s great to see design with a purpose, and even more so when that purpose is helping the needy. The New Jerusalem Children’s Home has recently opened an Eco-House in Midrand, […]

New Jerusalem Children’s Home – Africa’s first Eco Friendly Children’s Home – Official Launch

Safintra Roofing, one of the proud sponsors of this phenomonal project, attended the elite official opening of Africa’s first eco-friendly children’s home in Midrand, Gauteng. This incredible structure was the brainchild […]

Well done Plascon!

As a great example of corporate good and environmentally friendly design practices working together to benefit the needy, I knew I had to share this inspiring story with you as soon as it […]

A home with a difference

To add to the thrill, the opening of the building was a spectacular event, with children from the home doing an Indian-style performance for guests and a traditional dance group […]

Seeking volunteers

New Jerusalem Children’s Home offers a variety of opportunities for compassionate individuals wanting to donate their time. Volunteering requires a special level of commitment as it involves spending a significant […]

Green thumbs

The core tenets of permaculture are Care for the earth: Provision for all life systems to continue and multiply. This is the first principle, because without a healthy earth, humans […]

New Jerusalem Children’s Home

Boxing Clever

This story of community spirit and some really cool design captured our hearts! An orphanage in Midrand, constructed using 28 shipping containers, has changed the lives of those who live […]

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