CONVERTING TRASH INTO CURRENCY

POINT SHOP
Some of the items in the Lucky Point shop

SPEND POINTS EARNED AT THE SHOP

LUCKY POINTS

COFFEE CAPSULE BRACELETS

CREATIVE FUNDRAISING

History of Lucky Point

The Lucky Point Foundation is the product of Margrit Schwendimann’s initiative. In 2008 she commenced the project by introducing the Recycling and Point Shop to an area in the Western Cape called Botrivier – approximately a 100 kilometers from Cape Town – close to the town of Hermanus. Her local partners, Elizabeth Jacobs and Claudia Delport, demonstrated the same desire to help the local children and their families.

“My motivation for setting up Lucky Point grew from the desire to provide the disadvantaged children in this beautiful area greater opportunities.” Margrit says: “I chose Botrivier as the location because living close by I was familiar with some of the local people.”

Her heart lies in South Africa and its children, whose reaction to the generosity of our friends in Switzerland encouraged her. Thanks to the support of these many friends, our project grew extensively to where it is today. Without their generosity, we would not have been able to provide a healthier, safer well-being to the many children and their families who work tirelessly on our Recycling project.

After a couple of years our first After School Care was opening its doors followed by a second one.

In 2014 we opened and registered our Crèche as an NPO (non profit Organisation). In 2018 we have started construction of a youth centre with plans for a grand opening in February 2019.

 

About the Lucky Point Foundation operating in Botrivier South Africa
Margrit Schwendimann

My desire is to provide the disadvantaged children in this beautiful area greater opportunities.

MARGRIT SCHWENDIMANN

Claudia Delport

When I see all of those happy faces filled with excitement, it makes me feel very privileged to be part of this project.

CLAUDIA DELPORT

Elizabeth Jacobs

I was praying to be more in-volved with the children in Botrivier when I met Margrit: Before I knew it, it all began.

ELIZABETH JACOBS

Maria Malokang

It brings me great joy to be a small island providing peace, fun and happiness as well as guidance.

MARIA MALOKANG