Rachel

Welcome

Hello and Welcome! Here on our website you will find some information about us – David, Janenne and Rachel Hay. We are members of SIM Australia, serving in South Africa. In 2015 we moved from our home in Australia to live in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Here we are helping children who have lost their families due…

Rachel

Partner with Us

For us to be able to do the work that God has called us to, we rely upon our prayer and financial support partners. We can’t do this alone! We need partners to join us in this ministry and we invite you to be a part of what God is doing at iKhethelo and Lily of the…

iKhethelo Kids

About iKhethelo

iKhethelo Children’s Village is a home of love, healing and safety for vulnerable and orphaned children in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa – the AIDS epicentre of the world. We currently serve 45 beautiful children ranging in age from 1 to 19 years old. iKhethelo also serves as a community outreach hub into an area that…

iKhethelo Kids

About Makaphutu

Makaphutu Children’s Village is a home of love, healing and safety for vulnerable and orphaned children in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa–the AIDS epicentre of the world. We currently serve 45 beautiful children ranging in age from 1 to 19 years old. Makaphutu also serves as a community outreach hub into an area that has been…

Lily KIds

About Lily of the Valley

Since 1993 Lily of the Valley has been providing love, care, and support to children abandoned or orphaned due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Our mission is to raise sustainable, servant leaders for healthy communities. This is done through strategic intervention in the Social, Education and Physical (medical, food and clothing) spheres. Learn more at Lily…

SIM

About SIM

What is SIM? SIM is a community of God’s people who delight to worship him and are passionate about the Gospel, seeking to fulfil the mission of Jesus Christ in the world. More specifically, SIM is an international mission organisation with more than 1,600 active missionaries, representing over 30 nationalities, serving in over 60 countries. SIM…

Homeless Child

Help Break the Orphan Cycle

So, what is The Orphan Cycle? The Orphan Cycle looks something like this: A girl is vulnerable and seen as public property in her community. She doesn’t have much value. At 12 she is raped. She is pregnant at 15 and contracts the HIV virus around the same time. By the time she is in…

Frequently Asked Questions

While we were preparing to leave Australia and were raising our support, we were asked many questions about iKhethelo and Lily of the Valley, South Africa, fundraising, HIV/AIDS, and more. We compiled a short list of our frequently asked questions to help you learn more about our ministry. If you have additional questions, do not hesitate…

Hay Family

About Us

We have been interested in serving in cross-cultural missions for many years. Over the years since 2003 we went on a number of short term mission trips, to places such as The Philippines, Mexico, Cambodia and Hong Kong. God has now called us to serve long term at iKhethelo Children’s Village in South Africa, where we are…