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The Langetulani Crèche was founded in March 2014 by a lady named Brenda with only 3 children enrolled at the time. Since then the little daycare has grown to 18 children ranging in age from 6 months to 5 years old. At the moment Lanetulani consists of one small classroom so most of their lessons will take place outside under a tree. The crèche provides basic meals and care to the children. Since the beginning of 2018 Royal Malewane has been involved with raising funds to help uplift Langetulani towards being a fully functioning crèche. Langetulani is however still in need of basic amenities such as running water, additional classrooms, a kitchen area and bathrooms.


  • A borehole (water well) – estimated cost R90,000
  • Water storage tanks & pumps for the borehole – R30,000
  • Buildings and classrooms – estimated cost R350,000
  • Stationery per quarter – R1,000
  • Tables and Chairs for Classrooms – R3,000
  • Santa Shoe Box – R300 per child
  • Classroom Equipment – R10,000
  • Pedestal Fans – R3,000

Every year we partake in the “Santa Shoe Box” project, which facilitates the giving of gifts to under-privileged children over the Festive Season.

100% of the donations received are put into these projects.

Should you wish to visit a local Crèche or make a donation please speak to the Royal Malewane management team. The transfer to the crèche is complimentary. Should you wish to take a gift with, we have gift packs of necessities available to purchase from our curio shop for your convenience.

Kindly note that there are no children at the crèche on weekends and school holidays or public holidays. If requested in advance we may be able to arrange for guests to view the crèche premises at the times when the school is closed.

Should you wish to learn more or make a donation please contact:


A Message From Liz Biden

South Africa's international borders are now open for leisure travel from medium and low-risk countries and for business travel from high-risk countries with a valid business travel permit. The list of high-risk countries will be updated every two weeks. Travellers require a certified, negative test result taken within 72 hours from the time of departure. Travel insurance is mandatory.

Birkenhead House, La Residence and Royal Malewane are all open and we look forward to welcoming international visitors back to our beautiful country. The Silo Hotel will reopen on Monday 23 November 2020.

We have taken every precaution to keep our guests and staff safe. Our hotels and lodges comply with the strictest TBCSA and WHO hygiene protocols and provide ample space for social distancing. Please visit the South African government's dedicated Covid-19 portal for the latest South African information.

The Royal Portfolio Foundation remains committed to supporting numerous conservation and community projects including our counter-poaching initiatives and various Covid-19 Relief Feeding Schemes.

We look forward to welcoming our wonderful guests from near and far.

Our Reservations Team is available to assist with any enquiries Mon – Fri | 8am to 5pm (GMT +2).