• Our story

    Ivy Konisi grew up in the Eastern Cape and was herself an orphan. As the youngest of five children, Ivy was raised for by her grandmother who was a Christian and did not believe in traditional Xhosa customs,

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  • Family of Airband Rockstars

    Sis Sachi captured us in photo and Okuhle Media recorded our story on film. Follow the links to our gallery and watch this space for the video to be posted...

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  • Kids’ corner

    Take a look at this page to find out what it means to the children to be part of the Linawo Family.

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Welcome to linawo

South Africa is significantly impact by the on-going effects of poverty, crime and HIV/AIDS. In 2002, Linawo was born out of the consequences of these social crises. Despite the years of challenge, opposition and trail, Linawo has been the permanent home to 15 abandoned, neglected and orphaned children for more than 10 years. To read our full story, go to our About Uspage.


What we are upto


Kids’ corner Scouts by Hlumelo Thank you that I could go to Scouts, I had lots and lots of fun going to camps and hiking. They are really really fun things to do. I thank my friends that I made in Scouts, I think you guys rock and my patrol leader (PL) rocks too. There is no other Scouts like 3rd Pinelands Scouts The Wedding by Lwando My highlights were: 1. The sermon and when we met in the church. 2. When we sang

Heather & James’s Wedding


Sis Heather and Boet James get married by Heather LaneThe Linawo children’s dream came true on Saturday the 14th of July when they got to attend my wedding. After a long, frustrating wait, in January last year they decided to commit our weekly family prayer meeting to praying for my husband! They prayed that he should be a bold and courageous man of God, who loves Jesus, is South African (taking me nowhere) and loves them (not just any children, them). Well, a week later James came


The name of all the continents end with the same letters they start with.

Kid’s Comments


Our logo is made up of an outline of our children’s hands, painted in and the inspiration of our logo.

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