Soles for Souls: A Heartwarming Collaboration – Part 1


At the Rotary Club of Worcester, our mission has always been to make a positive impact on our community. For the past couple of years, we have been proud to be part of an initiative that embodies the spirit of service and compassion—the Soles for Souls project.

The Soles for Souls project aim to provide new shoes to children in need. The success of this project is a testament to the power of community collaboration. Partnering with the Breede Valley Municipality and the Rotary Club of Swellendam, has enabled us to pool our resources, share our networks, and amplify our impact. This year, our efforts brought smiles to the faces of children at Breeriver High School, as we handed out 30 pairs of shoes to those who needed them the most.

Shoes are more than just an item of clothing; they are a gateway to confidence, health, and opportunity. For many children, a new pair of shoes means they can walk to school comfortably, participate in sports, and engage in daily activities without pain or embarrassment. By providing these shoes, we are not just meeting a basic need—we are investing in the future of these children.

The Soles for Souls project is a shining example of what we can achieve when we come together for a common cause. We invite you to join us in our mission to make a difference. Whether through donations, volunteering, or spreading the word, your support can help us reach our goal of providing shoes to every child in need.

We extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who made this project possible—the members of the Rotary Club of Worcester, our partners at the Breede Valley Municipality and the Rotary Club of Swellendam. Your dedication and generosity are the backbone of our success.

Here’s to many more years of making a difference, one sole at a time.