History

Rev. Abraham Kriel established a safe haven in Langlaagte for children who were orphaned during the South African war.
Maria Kloppers established a haven to care for unwanted and abandoned babies.
Reverend Jan Hofmeyer and the Uniting Reformed Church established Emdeni Children’s home in Soweto.
The first satellite home was opened in an ordinary suburb of Gauteng.
he Home-Based Care program for HIV/AIDS affected children, in partnership with Steinhoff Africa was started.
Johanna Malan Early Childhood Development Centre became part of Abraham Kriel Childcare family to save it from closure.
Specialized care for traumatised children is introduced on the Langlaagte Campus.
Name change from Abraham Kriel Maria Kloppers Children’s Home to Abraham Kriel Childcare.
Impact School opened on the Langlaagte Campus.
The Drop-in Centre in Zola, Soweto opened its doors.
The Emdeni Campus changed from residential care to a skills development and a drop-in centre.