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Computer Fun Day

31 Oct
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The WUCT computer centre/internet cafe was buzzing on Sat 29 Oct, when volunteers from the American International School came to show the children of Westlake how to have fun with computers. As you can see, they had a wonderful time as they learnt how to play games – the boys enjoyed racing cars and the […]

Indoor Sports day for the elderly

31 Oct
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On Friday 28 Oct ’11, Beatrice Matthews, the facilitator of our chronic diseases of lifestyle support groups, organised an indoor sports event for the Westlake and Compassion in Action support groups in our hall. There was much fun and excitement, and war cries, as the people competed in the various events. The children from our […]

New foster home opened in Westlake

31 Oct
Pippa Shaper of Home from Home, Tilly Fish the foster mother, Jane Payne - a social worker from Home from Home, and Sheree Lang of Home from Home.

On Sat 29 Oct ’11, a new foster home in Westlake was officially opened and blessed. “Home from Home”, an organisation which has 21 other homes in and around Cape Town bought a house in Westlake, and a foster mother, Tilly Fish, will look after 6 children. The house is beautifully furnished and 4 children have […]

Cadiz Steenberg Golf Classic: Pre-event photoshoot

28 Oct
Frank Cadiz, Nwabisa Gcwabe, Sky-Li Harmse and Morne Du Plessis

WUCT is delighted that Cadiz Asset Management has chosen to support WUCT once again as a benficiary of their annual Charity Golf Classic. In preparation for the event, two of the Emmanuel Educare learners (Sky-Li Harmse and Nwabisa Gcwabe) took part in a pre-event publicity photo-shoot at the golf estate. The event, sponsored by Cadiz […]

Westlake necklaces popular in Switzerland

16 Sep
Priyal, Izzy and Sophia

We received some fan mail from Switzerland regarding the necklaces that are made here at Westlake. To quote from the letter: “Here are two pics of three of our Webster University Geneva students wearing your beads. They are about to become all the rage here. Please show the ladies how their wonderful work has been […]

Maryland Literacy Centre treats the ABET Group

07 Sep
Liz Barnes & members of the ABET Group: 4 Sept 2011

On Sunday 4th September members of the ABET (Adult Basic Education & Training) group were treated to a tea party organized by Maryland Literacy Centre at the St John Bosco RC Church hall in Lansdowne. It was a splendid affair with delicious sandwiches, cakes, tea and coffee, and prizes for each table. A good time […]

Sergey Stevens at SA Greek-Roman Championship

07 Sep
Serjay Stevens at GR SA Championship 2011

The photo below shows Sergey Stevens at SA Greek-Roman Championship held on the 08 April 2011 in Bellville. Sergey obtained fifth position. He was the first wrestler from Westlake Community to attend the Championship and had the honour of leading the Western Province team into the Arena. He is currently the Development Trainer of Westlake […]

Elephant Ear Badges for IFAW

07 Sep
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A recent amazing community project, which gave work to up to 20 women in Westlake, involved the creation of 23 000 elephant ear badges. This is to create awareness about the illegal ivory trade with the goal to eliminate it. Read more about it on the IFAW website. Learn to Earn, an NGO in Khayelitsha, […]

Launch of new Westlake Primary School

04 Sep

Westlake Primary held its grand opening ceremony on Friday August 26, 2011. The Principal of the new Primary School is Landie Diamond, with whom the Emmanuel Educare has close ties as most of the Grade R children at Emmanuel will progress to Grade 1 at Westlake Primary less than a kilometre away. Two news reports […]