Henna Preschool was founded in 1991 with a donation from the Roman Catholic Church, and named after a Huntington induna’s (chief’s) greeting of his people: “Henna!” The original school was a mud-walled building and in the early years, had just 20 pupils.
In July 2002, Thembi Mdluli (then Community Development Manager of More Community Trust) and Nick More (then CEO of Lion Sands Game Reserve) sat down to discuss Huntington village’s future. So began the longstanding sponsorship of and programme to develop Henna. Neither could have known that their vision would benefit 790 children, and counting!
This is the number of learners who have graduated from Henna, and who have enjoyed the daily security, care and support provided by a team of invested teachers and other staff. The school has also been upgraded from its rustic structure to four classrooms, a kitchen, three storerooms, and two vegetable gardens, feeding both the children and the community.
Together, we can do more – if possible, please assist us with a sponsorship:
Sponsor a child for a month > R232 (US$16)
Sponsor a child for a year > R2 898 (US$200)
Feed a family for a month > R1 446 (US$100)