Make a difference in a child's life
Volunteers are the lifeblood of what we do...
We need your financial support

Who are we?

House Andrew Murray Child and Youth Care Centre, a programme of BADISA Western Cape, Wellington, is a registered NPO child and youth care centre (children’s home), which provides residential care to 155 children (between the ages of 1 and 18) outside the children’s family environment in accordance with a residential care programme suited and developed for the children in the centre.

HAM is a registered children’s home and a registered Public Benefit Organisation (PBO no 930006348). In terms of Section 18A of the Income Tax Act nr. 58 of 1962, bona fide donations are tax-deductible in the hands of the donor.

Our Vision

We shape and build a future for you!

Our Mission

House Andrew Murray is a Dutch Reformed Church / United Reformed Church institution with a Christian-based world and life outlook on the caring and developing of 155 children in need. This is done through mentoring and couching of socially acceptable behaviour based on a religious, educational, physical, social and psychological process, executed by a multi-disciplinary team of experts. The children are equipped to skillfully manage the difficult tasks of life and to fulfil their duty as responsible and law-abiding citizens.

What our children need...


Volunteers are the lifeblood of House Andrew Murray Children's Home! They are indispensable for the implementation in of all the Home's programmes in order to ensure the best possible care for the children. Volunteers work under staff supervision and are involved in all programmes


We need funds for the following projects:

  • Sponsor a child
  • Sponsor a house
  • Mentor & Bursary Fund
  • Sports Fund
  • Therapeutic Intervention Centre
  • Arts & Culture


House Andrew Murray appreciates any financial contributions or donations of goods, as well as second-hand items.

Any gift of goods to HAM that causes a saving on the budget and can be taken into the books as income.


My School My Village My Planet

Support HAM without costing you a cent! Sign up to the MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet & make House Andrew Murray your beneficiary…

How to add House Andrew Murray as your beneficiary:

  • Sign in to your MySchool app/online profile OR at the cashier at any Woolworths store
  • Apply for the MySchool Card online - OR at the cashier at any Woolworths Store
  • THEN START SWIPING to make a difference!

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