Projects Overview

Corporate Social Investment: Several Corporations have contributed time and finance in order to assist in revamping the NICUs already targeted by the Baby Ethan Foundation.

Baby Ethan Empowerment Project: January 2014 will see the launch of the "Nu Nu Blanket Empowerment Project" for the parents/legal guardians at the NICU Kangaroo Mother Care Unit" of the Rahima Moosa Mother & Child Hospital.

Baby Ethan "Mommy Bag": A PnP "goodie bag" containing a variety of items is given to the mother/legal guardian (free of charge) upon discharge from hospital.

Projects To Date


The Foundation will be approaching the following hospitals in 2014:
  • Chris Hani Baragwanath
  • Tembisa
  • Kalafong
  • Leratong
  • Helen Joseph


Edenvale Hospital

In Celebration of Mandela day 2013, the ICU wards and KMC wards at Edenvale Hospital were refurbished.

The following was achieved:
  • Murals and painting of wards
  • Donation of TV, linen and kitchen utensils
  • Handover of "mommy bags"


Charlotte Maxeke Hospital

The first phase refurbishment comprised of:
  • Painting neo-natal ICU wards
  • Murals outside ward
  • Installation of lockers, medicine cabinets and new front desk
  • Smaller items donated included pin boards, microwave, kettle, coffee tables and magazine racks
The second phase refurbishment was in the Kangaroo Mother Care Unit which comprised of:
  • Painting of rooms and murals
  • 20 Lazy boy chairs
  • Handover of "mommy bags"


Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital (previously Coronation Hospital)

The refurbishment comprised of:
  • Painting of the ward and cut out murals
  • Curtaining, bedding, side tables, lamps and magazine racks in rooms for moms
  • Upgrade of nurses and doctors kitchen
  • Donation of lazy boy chairs and TV in mother's communal area