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WORLD CUP CELEBRATIONS!!!

05 Jul
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AYOBA!! The 2010 Soccer World Cup has arrived in Westlake and, feel it, it is here!!! We are running a holiday program for the children everyday during this long holiday, together with 2 other organisations and the churches in Westlake. On average 200 children are attending, and there has been much excitement (and noise) in […]

DELL hands over computers

23 Apr
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On Friday 9 April, Mr Stewart van Graan, the CEO of Dell SA officially handed over of 14 brand new computers for our computer room/internet café. Dave Barnes, our Manager, said that the internet café has been a dream for the past 2 years. It’s a very exciting project, a first in Westlake. It’s a […]

Tribute to Nozipho

30 Mar
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29.11.1966 – 14.3.2010 I first met Nozipho in 2002 when Linah Jokazi asked me to go and visit a very sick woman in Westlake, who needed help. She told me her name was Nozipho and that she had TB and she was also HIV positive. She said she had 2 children in the Eastern Cape. […]

Kids Club Christmas Party!

29 Dec
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On Friday 4 December, there was a Christmas party for the Kids Club, which is run by Martin Oosthuizen of the Orphan Care Foundation/Hillsong Church Cape Town and us at WUCT. Over 150 children were entertained by the preschool children of Emmanuel Educare, who danced to O Holy Night. Then they were treated to a […]

Westlake Village Newsletter – Dec 09

23 Dec

WUCT Newsletter Dec 2009 Here’s our latest newsletter, edited by Dave Barnes, our multi-skilled manager, and his capable assistant Andrew Preston (AMP) – what would we do without his invaluable computer skills?! As you can see, we continue to be frantically busy with various activities, events, parties, etc! We wish all our friends a wonderful […]

Westlake Village Newsletter – Oct 09!

18 Oct

Here is our hot off the press Newsletter for the past few months. As you can see, we have been very busy… Well done, Dave, you have done a fantastic job in publishing a really informative aWUCT newsletter Oct 2009nd interesting newsletter.

New uniforms for our carers.

08 Oct
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David and Chris Taylor of Duchess Clothing Factory, recently donated 16 sets of uniforms to our nursing sister, Alice, and our home based carers. They all look so smart now with their new uniforms, which are beautifully tailored to fit everyone perfectly, and proudly displaying our logo. We wish to sincerely express our most grateful […]

Spring Fashion Show!

08 Oct
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On Friday 25 September, Beatrice Matthews, who is one our home based care team and facilitates the chronic disease support groups for people with conditions such as diabetes and hypertension, organised a wonderful Spring Fashion Show for the Westlake members. As it was school holidays, children from the village came down to the hall to […]

Our AGM Celebration/Blessing of the new building!

04 Aug
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On Saturday 1 August, we held a special AGM Celebration and Blessing of our new building. What a wonderful occasion! The hall was packed – many of our funders, sponsors, churches, and of course the community all came to celebrate with us! Eleanor, our pre-school Principal, along with friends from her church, did some spectacular […]