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  • Hilltop Farm Landscape

    Hilltop Farm Landscape

    Hilltop is located outside the village of Hanover, near Bhisho, the capital of the former homeland, Ciskei, in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

  • Volunteer Program

    Volunteer Program
    Volunteer Program

    Hilltop has for many years in the post-apartheid era encouraged a program of volunteerism to play a part in reconstructing a new path for South Africa.

  • Woody Cape Holiday Resort


    Situated right next to the Indian Ocean, this resort is the perfect escape for those looking for a place to spend some relaxing days.

    Whether it is superb fishing or exellent hiking opportunities, there is a lot to discover in the area!

  • Xhosa Culture


    The Transkei, home to the Xhosa people, is the only part of the country still governed by tribal authorities, and most of the region's inhabitants maintain a traditional lifestyle. The Xhosa people live in the traditional way, with ancient tribal systems still intact.

    The people live in thatched mud-brick huts peppered across the hills, without running water or electricity, and subsist through growing mainly maize.

  • Addo Elephant National Park


    More than 450 elephants, 400 Cape buffalo, over 48 endangered black rhino as well as a variety of antelope species are situated in the Addo Elephant National Park.

    Lion and spotted hyena have also recently been re-introduced to the area. The largest remaining population of the flightless dung beetle is located within the park.

Swiss visitor comes to Hilltop

2016-09-19 05:39 by Robin Roberts

Carmen has visitied one of the projects supported by Hilltop The Daily Bread Childrens Home for abused Children. She met with some of the management team there and she was warmly recieved. Daily Bread is very interested in any assistance that can be offered by Sarah and they offered her accomodiation on the property and even the possiable use of one of their vehicles for the weekend use upon approval. Sarah has found the Daily Bread to be an wonderful place where she can assist in many areas there and has her own set of skills and desires to apply to the programmes there at the home.

W look forward to having Sarahs return in January 2017 for a year of voluntary service which would add great value to the Daily Breads facility and help where needed with the management team. 

She also visited a director of a Childrens Home outside of King Williams Town in  the village location of  Quzini where children are in need and Amanda Maritz a former employess of Child Welfare and Child Protection Services is starting her own home for orphans and also educating and assisting disabled children in the community. This could be another venue to assist and make a difference as well. With Sarah's skills and special care many levels of healing and nurturing can take place in the lives of many in need. Thank you Sarah for caring and  for being willing to serve our communities here in the Eastern Cape with your desire to give and nurture others!  

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