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SA Government #COVID-19 portal:
We honour President Ramaphosa’s outstanding leadership in guiding us through the Covid-19 crisis and declaring a national state of emergency and “lock down” from midnight 26th March – midnight 16th April 2020.
We commit to do everything in our power to “flatten the curve” and prevent the escalation of infection, and are sure that you all, our Caring Childline Community, are doing the same.
The Childline emergency services will remain open:
• 24/7 Toll Free Help Line – 08000 55555 is on standby to assist all callers on all issues, including Corona! They have an up to date manual on all relevant info and will support families, communities and children! Call us if you need advice or would like to help in some way. Our counsellors would be happy to chat to you.
We are aware of the high levels of challenges and anxieties of our people. However, we invite you to consider the following:
  • In times of great disasters, great character and great nations can be forged!
  • We are all One! One People! One Nation! One Continent! One World!
  • We are all connected – a better world for all will benefit us all!
  • We hope COVID-19 will highlight the very important “C” factors – Children, Communication, Cooperation, Collaboration, Care, Connection, Constructively Critical, Clever, Choose to Change and Compassion!
This could either be the end of the world as we know it OR the beginning of a new world as we collectively co-create it?  Love one another and take care of your special selves and families.
Warm Regards
Lynne Cawood
Director – Childline Gauteng
To find out more on Basic Information, Myths and Facts, Where you can get tested and Additional Resources click here


It is official!!! Tekkie Tax Day is, once again, around the corner and this year we are taking hands to Make the Circle BIGGER!!  Tekkie Tax has become a household name over the past 7 years. This year, Tekkie Tax Day will be celebrated on Friday, 29 May 2020 and you have to make sure that you are properly prepared!

How does it work? Take hands with us and Make the Circle BIGGER with the new “One for All and All for One” sticker.  All you need to do is purchase your sticker from a cause close to your heart – Childline Gauteng.

What will it cost?  R10 per sticker.

How do I order stickers? Email Jolene at and place your order.

About the Tekkie Tax initiative: Tekkie Tax is fast becoming SA’s most significant fundraising campaign for more than 256 local welfare organisations. The campaign is fun, funky, trendy, innovative, unique and successful.  The campaign started off in 2013 and since its inception, Tekkie Tax has already raised almost R47.8million.

Take hands and Make the Circle BIGGER in 2020!   

Proudly wear your sticker and your Tekkies on Friday, 29 May. No excuse – join the fun and support International Tekkie Tax Day!

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