Children without homes: referrals up for Cape Town centre

Fikelela Children’s Centre is situated in Khayelitsha. Many abandoned children are referred to the centre for care. Photo provided by Fikelela Children’s Centre.

Brydon says from having just 20 children in their care when she started there four years ago, the number has now risen to a maximum 40 children. “Back then we didn't have many admissions.