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Prince Ministry in South Africa

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Causes: Children & Youth, Foster Care, International, International Relief

Mission: Prince Ministry in South Africa exists to support The Fold, SA Children's Home which has been registered as a private hostel in South Africa. We currently have 32 children in our care. These are children of various backgrounds, but none of them had any type of a future. They now have love, good nutrition, and a good education to enable them to have a future. We hope they will make a difference in their country. These children are in individual homes with no more than 8 children per home, with a house mother to take care of them.

Results: September 2016 was our 6th anniversary of our first child to move into the Fold. We now have 4 homes which are full. We also started our own private school in 2016, which has creche up to the ninth grade. We need to raise the funds for our additional teacher in 2018 who covers up to the 9th grade.

Target demographics: children to have a better life, good nutrition and a better education

Geographic areas served: South Africa

Programs: 4 individual homes with 8 children in each home. plus our own school up to ninth grade.

Community Stories

79 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Donor

Rating: 5

This Christian ministry has been quite instrumental in providing a home for orphans that is based on love, of God first, and of children. They keep supporters well informed and make very good use of the funds directed their way.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Loved my month at the FOLD and they have grown so much since I visited! What a great ministry

Donor

Rating: 5

Barrit family from Denmark:
We have visited “The Fold” while travelling in SA. We came uninvited with smal donations, toys etc. We met the most caring and loving people. This is really a fantastic place with people doing a Huge difference for children in SA. We can only encourige others to support The Fold. Kind regards, Anders Barrit & family

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Paul and Micky have such big hearts for the children of Africa, and they have already been such a great help. I completely support them and their vision, and I hope their ministry continues to grow.

Borotho A.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The Fold is the best NPO dealing with children. Mickey and Paul Prince are the best in this ministry of the poor and needy. My visit there was a very joyful one as I celebrated my birthday with the kids. They are so wonderful and cheerful thanks to the work done with them. Their lives have been pumped with love and care.

Board Member

Rating: 5

Place full of love and joy all the time. Paul and Mickey dedicated their lives to this Ministry. Always available and taking good care of their kids. Physically and emotionally they are well taken care of academically they are excellent.

Bonnie K.1

Donor

Rating: 5

Prince Ministries is a wonderful non profit that helps children in need. I support them and if anyone is looking for a charity to donate to, this is a great one!

Lucy T.

Donor

Rating: 5

The Princes' - Paul & Mickey have dedicated their lives to the success of this home. They have left everything to do this and worthy of your support for the work that they have done setting up the home and making it a home for these children to feel loved and to grow and learn. They are kind , decent and loving people.

Donor

Rating: 5

The Fold is an excellent place for children to get the extra attention, education and medical help that their families are unable to provide. The facilities are well kept and attractive. The education the children receive is not limited to school work. They also get to experience growing fruits and vegetables. They learn life skills. They learn about God. I highly recommend this ministry.

Carly Layne Y.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I spent 5 weeks here a couple of summers ago. It's amazing to see the work that Mr. Paul and Mrs. Micky are doing at The Fold SA. They are a valued member of their community and mean so much to their kids. Uncle Paul and Auntie Micky are a huge inspiration!

Pam_120

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

They do wonderful things for these kids. They go above and beyond what most people would to to make these kids feel loved and special.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

The Fold is an amazing haven/school for children. I was privileged to volunteer there during a recent mission trip to South Africa. Children live in small group homes with a house mother, who cares for them. There is a separate school building and teaching staff. The owners, Paul and Mickey, are wonderful, loving people who have given their hearts to this school. the children there learn and grow in such a loving and healthy environment. Paul and Mickey do so much with limited resources.

Board Member

Rating: 5

Earlier this year I was able to spend nearly 3 months at The Fold setting up a computer lab in the school to enhance the educational opportunity of these children. I also had the time to really get to know the children and listen to their hopes/desires for their future. Without Prince Ministry and The Fold, these dreams would not exist, and could not be cultivated. These children are being given every chance possible to make an incredible life for themselves, and their future families. I have really come to love everyone of them.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I volunteered at The Fold through Son Safaris in May and June 2017. What amazing group of people!! Paul, Mickey, Philip and Rheta definitely have hearts for all these children! I had a wonderful time there and was amazed to see the love and caring for each individual
child at The Fold.

1 Lisa360

Volunteer

Rating: 5

The Fold has the most wonderful people who have a heart for Africa and the children there. I have perosnally been to the Fold and think about them often!

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I have been aware of The Fold for a while now, and I was so amazed by their story that I just had to go. What they are doing for the children there pulls on my heart strings, so in October, I will be traveling there to serve. I am looking very forward to meeting the children and working for this wonderful organization. They have done amazing work there and could use the support of anyone who has a heart for the work that they are doing!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I have followed this ministry from its inception. It is excellent. Each child is loved band nurtred. All are cared for and taught a better way to do life.

I am delighted to see what God is doing here

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I had the opportunity and the privilege to volunteer at the Fold, once a week for 5 months last year and what an honour that was! It was evident that the 'du Plessis' and the 'Princes' have huge hearts towards the children and showered each child with so much love and affection. The impact that this organisation is having on the children's lives will set them up for life, allowing them to go so much further than they ever would have before. While being there I fell in love with each child, playing games, doing dramas and art activities with them. It was amazing to see the work they were doing within the school and providing the kids with education and the hearts of the teachers. The house set up is great as it allows every child to feel like they are part of a home and the mums are just awesome! Praying and cheering you guys on and I look forward to seeing you again sometime in the future!
Anna Reynisdottir

1 Mollie S.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

The Prince Ministry at The Fold is an exceptional program. They give the children in their care love, security, good food, and make sure they get a good education. I f you have never been to South Africa before you must consider going to this ministry. Even you can only stay a couple of weeks you can meet the children and talk to Micky and Paul about their ministry. You can help the children with their school work or even just play with them and get to know them. They have a wonderful school that they recently have built right on their property. If are looking for a ministry to support please consider this one.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

We keep n contact with this ministry and the more we hear from them we grow deeper in love with them. We are planning a trip visit them soon. They give so much one on one with the children under their care. They teach then they are loved not only by them, but by their heavenly Father and His son Jesus Christ. They do an excellent job of sending pictures and keeping us informed. I feel that I am almost right there with them. We work on our church missions board and I can tell you that not all missionaries keep you as well informed.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

It has been amazing watching The Fold grow in leaps and bounds, doing amazing things with the little they have.... imagine what they can do with even more. Nothing gets wasted at the Fold, they try to be as economical as possible and as self sustaining as possible. It is great to see how these people always put the needs of the children before themselves

1 fledge

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

"When we arrived for the first time to serve at The Fold I felt like I was home." These were the precious words of one of my college students who served with us. The environment created by Paul and Mickey to provide a safe Christ-filled home and opportunities to get an education for the children living at the home is impeccable. The love and guidance shown to the kids is beautiful. For us as a partner which brings teams to help with day to day life at The Fold they truly allow us to help. Our teams work hard, get hands dirty, and love on the precious kids. We absolutely look forward to a lifetime relationship with The Fold, because it feels like home.