The Starfish Story

One day a man was walking along the beach when he noticed a boy picking something up and gently throwing it into the ocean. Approaching the boy, he asked, "What are you doing?" The youth replied, "Throwing starfish back into the ocean. The surf is up and the tide is going out. If I don't throw them back, they'll die." "Son," the man replied, "don't you realize there are miles and miles of beach and hundreds of starfish? You can't possibly make a difference!" 
After listening politely, the boy bent down, picked up another starfish and threw it back into the surf. Then, smiling at the man, he said...." I made a difference for that one." 


Thinking of Sponsorship?

The Starfish Program is about making a difference...one child at a time.... in Piggs Peak. Please visit our Sponsor page to get the answers to the most commonly asked questions about the program.

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Recent News

Student of the Month

Bongane Dlamini
Fundukuwela High School

Bongane is a student leader for the Hampton sponsored students at Fundukuwela High School. He and another student were elected by the other Hampton students. He is in Form 4 (Grade 11).

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Letters from the Students

The exchange of letters is encouraged as part of sponsoring a student. Take a moment and read some of the letters that our sponsors have received.

Link to Letters

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Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding the Starfish Program, please feel free to email us.

To learn more about the work we do, please visit the Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership website.

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Sponsor a Child Now

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This link will take you to the website that will accept sponsorship.

Please visit our  Sponsor Page to view the most commonly asked questions regarding sponsorship.

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