Help Touch The Lives Of Those With Physical and Mental Challenges
The Gateway Society, consisting of The Gateway School and The Gateway Village, caters for physically & mentally challenged children and adults on adjacent properties in Wilgerspruit Roodepoort.
be a sustainable and responsible non-profit organisation which strives to
provide the highest level of personal care and growth opportunity to
intellectually and physically challenged persons in order for them to lead a
happy, dignified and meaningful life.
want to develop and nurture meaningful partnerships with government, businesses
and the local community in order to generate funds for on-going sustainability
and growth in an honest and responsible manner to develop and provide dynamic
stimulation and growth programmes that recognise and respect each individual
need of persons with disabilities, in order to empower them to lead a dignified
meaningful life filled with respect, love and care in a structured environment.
Gateway Society celebrated their 41st birthday in November 2013 and will
continue to offer the essential care, stimulation, education and training in
life skills to ensure a reasonable quality of life and dignity for all persons
in our organization. The majority of our successful projects were achieved
through fundraising and the support from our community.
Without the loving community, which we live
in and that continues to support us whenever we call upon them, we would not be
able to create the quality of life for the individuals in our care. Volunteers
that bring their passions into our environment, individuals and companies that
make donations form the foundation of our organization.
you wish to take a tour of our premises, to become involved or to donate
towards our organization, please no not hesitate to contact us.
Gateway is a historically rich society and we will continue to form a unity for
our beneficiaries that will always be our “forever children”. The passions we
have were taught to us by Dorris Johnson, the founder of The Gateway, that led
by example until her last day
Above: Dorris Johnson 1927 - 1989; founder of