Category: News 2013

09 Sep 2013

Lexmark’s golf day raises R135 000

The 2013 Lexmark golf day in support of their CRIB programme raised over R135 000 for Cotlands. The event took place at the Houghton Golf Course on Thursday, 5 September. CRIB stands for Cartridge Recycling Initiative for Babies and is part of Lexmark South Africa’s longstanding commitment to Cotlands. Lexmark’s CRIB programme and golf day […]

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04 Jul 2013

Cotlands in the news

For over 78 year’s Cotlands has been a forerunner in advocating for children’s rights. From our earlier years as a sanctuary for unwed mothers and abandoned babies to a decade of service as an HIV/Aids pediatric hospice to today were we offer early learning opportunities to our country’s most vulnerable citizens – our children. Over the […]

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25 May 2013

Minister of Health visits Cotlands

Minister of Health Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi visited Cotlands on Friday 24 May 2013 to congratulate the non-profit organisation on reaching zero Aids related deaths in over three years. Cotlands opened South Africa’s first Aids hospice for children in 1996. The palliative care unit recorded a death almost every week in its earlier years as this […]

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25 Jan 2013

Cotlands turns the tide on Education in South Africa

Cotlands recently announced it has transformed its hospice into a child care unit due to the drastic reduction in HIV/Aids related deaths. This lauded achievement meant that ARV’s were working and that infected children are now able to live longer. For many of these children, the hopes of becoming a nurse, a teacher or fireman […]

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04 Jan 2013

New Beginnings

Cotlands has embarked on a mammoth task to get every child in South Africa school ready. Using toy libraries as the focal point, Cotlands helps children reach their developmental goals in a fun, easy to learn way. The Cotlands education program works on one basic premise “Children learn through play”. With this fundamental principal in […]

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