Jackie Branfield collected the 2017 Protection Award for advocacy from World of Children in New York earlier this year. “A saying in Africa is: You are only somebody, because somebody makes you somebody. Our Operation Bobbi Bear slogan is: Every little body is a somebody.” Congratulations to our 2017......

Below is an outline of what you can expect as a Psychology student coming to Bobbi Bear   Each year, we receive international volunteers who come to offer their skills and support our work. Without these volunteers, Bobbi Bear would not be able to operate......

In Service of Others. I was born in South Africa and soon came face to face with the loss of a loved one after my father died in 1976 in a car accident. My mother joined him in 1987 after losing the battle against cancer.......

When I was about 8 years old I left my home to stay with my mother’s relatives. My mother could not take care of me because she was sick. I could not stay with my father because he was injured during work. Both my parents......

BELOW IS AN OUTLINE OF WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT AS A CRIMINOLOGY STUDENT COMING TO BOBBI BEAR Each year, we receive international volunteers who come to offer their skills and support our work. Without these volunteers, Bobbi Bear would not be able to operate in......

What made you decide to volunteer with Bobbi Bear? In 2008 I was working as a sales manager when I was caught in the crossfire of an armed robbery, a bullet hit me in the face and I came out alive to tell the story.......

Follow Bradley​ in our latest vlog as he faces new challenges with Operation Bobbi Bear​. In this episode, Bradley returns to a school in #Umkomaas for a follow up visit, Bobbi Bear deals with 18 cases from a single school and discusses the #issues surrounding school children and abuse......

Since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, women have remained at a much higher risk of infection than men. Young women and teenage girls in particular account for a startling majority of new HIV infections among young people living with the virus. This is more......

  After my first seven years of hell in South Africa, I met a young Zulu man who had just left school and what an amazing young man he was. He taught me so much about the Zulu and Xhosa cultures. He eventually died in......

Follow Bradley​ in our latest vlog as he faces new challenges with Operation Bobbi Bear​. In this episode, Bradley attends the weekly Tree Clinic and the team meets with a 40 year old lady in #Malukazi who takes care of 11 children. During the week they also......