Nina Neubauer on working with children, single parenting and leaps of faith

“All of our children come from the Department of Social Development and they’ve either been abandoned, removed or orphaned. They’ve all experienced trauma and loss. We’ve had babies that were 4 days old, 5 days old, wrapped in tinfoil, found in a field…”

Nina Neubauer is a German-American volunteer and missionary. In the past eight years, she has served full-time at a children’s home in Johannesburg. She has been a foster mother, and is currently an “Aunty” to more than 40 children.

Russell Pollitt SJ talks to Nina about working with children, single parenting and leaps of faith.

Fr Russell Pollitt SJ
B.A. (UNISA) B.D. (Urbaniana) M.Th. (UKZN)

Fr Russell Pollitt SJ is the Director of the Jesuit Institute and is interested in the impact that communications technology has on society and spirituality. He regularly comments on South African Politics and various issues in the Catholic Church.

r.pollitt@jesuitinstitute.org.za @rpollittsj
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