Books & Charity Shop


The Durbanville Children’s Home Charity shop is situated on the premises of the Home and sells a wide variety of pre-loved clothes, shoes and jewellery, as well as bric-n-brac and other interesting finds at affordable prices.


Opening hours:

Tuesday until Friday: 11:00–15:00

Saturday: 10:00–12:30


We welcome donations of adult clothing and shoes, as well as any household items that we can use to re-sell in our Charity shop. Our children currently attend 39 different schools and the income generated from the Charity shop go towards school clothing for our children.



Books galore!


The Durbanville Children’s Home raises funds through its quality book sales Monday – Friday from 10:00-15:00 and Saturdays from 10:00-12:30.


Book lovers and bargain hunters can stock up at very reasonable prices. There are books for children and adults in Afrikaans and English. Categories include cookery, crafts, gardening, study guides, classics, Africana, textbooks, encyclopedias and many more. Magazines titles vary monthly. National Geographic magazines can also be found in the shop. Puzzles, games & videos are available at giveaway prices.

Remember to visit during our popular R5 Book Sale. Follow us on Facebook for updates on the dates. The sale is from 10:00 – 17:00. Good books are sold at good prices.


Donations of books and/or magazines in good condition are welcome. A library for the 144 children living at the Children’s Home is firstly stocked from these donations. The income generated from the Bookshop go towards school textbooks for our children.


For more information, please contact Louise Coetzee at or on 021 975 6822.