A message from Jabilile, our After School Care Co-ordinator. Part of the work of the after school care facilitators is to make home visits. The home visits are really helpful in identifying the social and economic challenges being faced by our community members. For instance during one such home visit, we came across a family of 10 […]
Here is a a good news story from our After School centre in Buffelspruit written by our social worker Berthia Fundira: One morning the centre ended up with a 5 year old child that was lost and was unknown to all the staff members, facilitators and even the children attending the afterschool care centre. We safely […]
Zakhele work every day in SA to raise awareness of social issues. Even on a Sunday, they attended their first Church performing a drama on TB about the role of a family if a family member is on medication and helping them get the support they need. They also performed to an HIV/AIDS support group. […]
Having the money to buy sanitary protection is a problem for our orphan and vulnerable girls. At Schoemansdal After School Club, with the help of our facilitators, girls have been making re-washable pads. In addition, facilitators have been securing re-washable pads from other sources. Recently they distributed six packs to some of our girls attending Schoemansdal […]
14 of our older members of the Schoemansdal After School Club have started attending computer classes at our partner charity, Thembalethu Nkomazi. This is done to ensure that the orphans and vulnerable children who attend the clubs become computer literate to enable them to adapt in a world that is fast changing.