• “I see no beginning, middle or end to you. Only boundless strength in your endless arms, the moon and sun in your eyes, your own brilliance scorching the universe.” 

    - Bhagavad Gita 
  • “Give up the drop and become the ocean.” 

    - Rumi 
  • ” How wonderful that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” 

    - Anne Frank 
  • “She stood in the storm and when the wind did not blow her away, she adjusted her sails.” 

    - Elizabeth Edwards 
  • “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny in comparison to what lies within us.” 

    - Ralph Waldo Emerson 
  • “The last of the human freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” 

    - Victor Frankl 
  • “You can curse the darkness or you could be the one who lights a candle.” 

    - Anonymous 
  • “We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” 

    - T.S Elliot 
  • “Cancer could be cruel and send me into misery, but instead it has been kind and has woven rather than unstitching. If it doesn’t let me feel joy without sadness, at least I am so much less likely to feel sadness without joy.” 

    - Jennifer Berger 
NPC Reg No 2007/002115/08

Join the Movement


Each surgery that we sponsor cost approximately R4000 in nursing and consumable fees. Surgeons and anesthetists donate their time and skills to us, gratis. Every rand makes a difference and every cent will be used to improve a patient’s journey with cancer.

Our NPC details: amaBele Project Flamingo Non Profit Company
Reg. No: 2007/002115/08
Our PBO number: 930 042 344

Donations can be made directly to our bank account or use SnapScan:


Account name: Project Flamingo
Bank: Nedbank
Account type: Current
Branch code: 104609
Account number: 1046511300
Swift code for international transfers: NEDSZAJJ













pakkiesWe need pamper packs! Ask your book club, wine club, colleagues and family to contribute. You can pack your own pamper pack or donate separate items.

Suggested items that will help to brighten a patient’s day:

  • hand cream or body lotion,
  • a bar of soap or body wash,
  • lip balm or gloss,
  • nail polish,
  • face cloth,
  • bottled water,
  • healthy snack
  • tissues

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Marlene Strauss

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