In the township of Ikageng, near Potchefstroom in South Africa, on March 5th 2014 Amira opened the first playground which she co-financed from half of the revenue she made with her first international performances. The video below gives an impression of life in and around the township.
Amira Willighagen - Charity Project - Ikageng, South Africa
Below, playing children in Amira’s first playground. 2014.
children playing at Amira's park
Updates about Amira Park Ikageng
16 December 2016: Contract signed: building of Amira Park Sarafina to start!
22 November 2016: Gelukskinders to formalize agreement on playgrounds
20 July 2015: Message from opera ensemble "Amici" for Amira
20 July 2015: Messages for Amira from volunteers Ikageng
20 July 2015: Photos of maintenance Amira Park Ikageng
19 July 2015: Amira thanks volunteers Ikageng
18 July 2015: On Mandela Day, Amira takes care of her S.A. playground
30 April 2015: Fresh paint for Amira Park Ikageng
3 March 2015: Amira's first playground after 1 year