Impact stories

“I love maths so much that sometimes I even dream about it. Pebbles has helped me discover my love for maths.”- Jordan Salmon, Pebbles Ambassador and After School Club Learner

To watch Jordan’s story click HERE

“I think it’s amazing that I can be a Pebbles Ambassador today because I never knew that I had leadership qualities before Pebbles came into my life.”- Melodine van Rooyen, Pebbles Ambassador and After School Club Learner.

To watch Melodine’s story click HERE

“I’ve attended the Pebbles After School Club for 11 years now. My dream is to enrol in the Army and become a social worker.”- Les-Leeco Koopman, Pebbles Ambassador and After School Club Learner

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“When I try to explain to people what Pebbles has done for me, I always tell them to look at Pebbles’ slogan: Changing Lives, because that is what they do, they change lives. Pebbles came into my life and I can honestly say that they have changed my life.”- Damian van Kerwel, Creditor Clerk at Eikendal Wine Estate.

To read more about Damian’s story click HERE

“Pebbles really meant a lot to me. Without them, I wouldn’t have been able to get through everything in my life and be where I am today. They supported me financially, by financing my studies. They also supported me emotionally and guided and motivated me to follow my dreams.”
– Jamie-Lee Plaatjies, Grade R Facilitator at Pebbles Project.

To read more about Jamie-Lee’s story click HERE

“Pebbles will always have a special place in my heart. Pebbles is like family to me, the Social Worker at Pebbles is like my second mother. I wouldn’t be who I am today if not for Pebbles.” Johnlin Plaatjies, Chef at Delheim Wine Estate’s restaurant.

To read more about Johnlin’s story click HERE

“If an organisation like Pebbles offers you an opportunity, grab it with both hands. It will benefit your life in a big way. I am very grateful to Pebbles.” – Mariana Julius, Grade R Facilitator and Puppeteer at Pebbles Project.

To read more about Mariana’s story click HERE

“I am very grateful to Pebbles. Without Pebbles I wouldn’t have applied to study at Boland College. I would have probably continued to work as a runner at L’Avenir’s tasting room and I would have never discovered my passion for working with children.” – Leonie Du Plessis, Grade R Facilitator at Pebbles Project.

To read more about Leonie’s story click HERE

“I have immense gratitude for Pebbles, especially for the Social Workers at Pebbles, who helped me to get a bursary to study at Stellenbosch, because if I did not go study, I wouldn’t have had the confidence to enrol myself into college this time around.” – Bradley Kriel, Tasting Room Manager at Eikendal Wine Estate and part-time BCom Law student.

To read more about Bradley’s story click HERE

“Pebbles is an incredible organisation. They change many peoples’ lives. They are always willing to help where they can, they always try their best. I can say without a doubt that Pebbles is an organisation you can truly rely on.” – Claudia Isaacs, Documentation Controller at Hillebrand.

To read more about Claudia’s story click HERE

“Pebbles is a life changing organisation, they make it their mission to assist you in achieving your dreams. Pebbles had a big impact on my life.” – Michelle van Wyk, Documentation Administrator at Hillebrand.

To read more about Michelle’s story click HERE

“Pebbles means a lot to me… If I think back to when I was still in school, the computer literacy classes for example, all of that contributed to what I know today and the person that I am today. I will encourage others, if they get the opportunity, to become involved at Pebbles, because Pebbles has truly changed my life for the better.” – Charlene van Ster, Financial Management Intern at Bellevue Wine Farm.

To read more about Charlene’s story click HERE

“Pebbles have literally changed my life. I can honestly say that I don’t know where I would be today without Pebbles. I probably would have been stuck in the same place that I was during my teenage pregnancy…I would have given up on my dreams.” – Sandra Spogter, Commis Chef at Bellevue Wine Farm’s restaurant.

To read more about Sandra’s story click HERE