The Big Shoes Foundation

Area: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Region: Western Cape
Physical Address: The Memorial Institute for Child Health and Development, 13 Joubert Street Extension Corner of Empire, Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Postal Address: Postnet Suite 381, Private Bag X30500, Houghton, 2041, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)11 484 0792/3
Fax: +27 (0)11 484 7499

Bigshoes exists to protect the rights of vulnerable children through holistic health, treatment and family interventions so children can grow up to fill big shoes!!  We are a registered non for profit company and Public Benefit Organisation.  Bigshoes is committed to improving the medical care of orphaned and vulnerable children (OVC) with special emphasis on those affected by HIV/AIDS.


We do this by partnering with Government & other organizations to:

·         provide HIV testing, adoption medicals, ARV treatment and palliative care for OVC;

·        provide child health focused training for child caring professionals and caregivers

·        advocate and influence policy around the health care for OVC.


Core Values


Our core values include:

  • Respect for children, child caring professionals and each other,
  • Integrity, responsibility and confidentiality in all matters concerning the children and organizations we work with,
  • Compassion and passion
  • Accountability and transparency to our funders.
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