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Orphans & Vulnerable Children outing to Waterfront

29 Jun
OVC outing to Waterfront - Sat 25 June 2011 021

On Sat 25 June 2011, we took 26 of our orphans and vulnerable children (ovc’s) to the Cape Town Waterfront. The day began with Terri Martin arriving at the Community Centre with an armful of blankets – each child was given one. Thank you Terri for your extreme generosity! Then we were all transported in […]

Westlake women receive new shoes

29 Jun
Westlake women receive new shoes - Wed 22 June 11 025

There was much excitement when Hillsong Cape Town, in partnership with WUCT and Westlake Mothers in Action (who are part of the newly formed leadership of Westlake – the Westlake Community Foundation), handed out brand new shoes to the women of Westlake. Hillsong collected 1000 prs of shoes at their recent 2011 Colour Conference for […]

Visit from Woolworths (Steenberg) Staff

23 Jun
Maria & Jennifer from the Emmanuel kitchen staff, Roger from Woolworths, and some of the Grade 0 childrden with tins donated by Woolworths Steenberg Village.

The Woolworths store at Steenberg Village supports us generously with a weekly donation of waste product, so we were very pleased to be able to welcome the Store Manager, Alastair Willemse, and some of his staff to the pre-school on Thursday 23 June 2011. Alastair and his team were shown around the premises, introduced to […]

Nedbank presents money boxes to young savers

10 Jun
Miriam Johnson, Mrs Lawrence (Principal), Serviro Lamb & Qaanitah Dollie (Nedbank, Tokai) and pre-Grade R learners who received Nedbank money-boxes

Staff from the Tokai Branch of Nedbank called in on Friday 10 June to present moneyboxes to some of the children whose parents had applied to open savings accounts at the Branch. The children were delighted with their soccer ball money boxes. Many thanks to Miriam Johnson, Serviro Lamb and Qaanitah Dollie from Nedbank Tokai […]

Home Based Carers Outing to Waterfront

08 Jun
carers outing to the waterfront, Cape Town

On Friday 3 June 2011, 17 of the home based care team went on an outing to the Waterfront. We had a meal at the Spur and then went for a ride on the big wheel, known as the Wheel of Excellence. It was an amazing experience (particularly for those who are afraid of heights…), […]

Milo Activity & Sampling at Educare

26 May
Milo at Emmanuel Educare  - Wed 25 May '11 031

Many thanks to Roz van der Vyver and her team representing Nestle who visited Emmanuel Educare on Wednesday 25 May 2011. They provided the children with a fun-filled hour in which the children were told about the importance of a healthy lifestyle, and participated in an obstacle course. After that, they were rewarded with a […]

SABC Breakfast Show: Congo Rose Teddy Bears

26 May
Hazel, Pikiswa &  Ncembekazi on SABC 3 EXPRESSO Show

3 members of our crafts team, Hazel Dathi, Pikiswa Mahahshe and Tembekazi Qinga were on National Television (on the morning of Wednesday 25 May 2011) on SABC 3’s EXPRESSO breakfast show. Dave Barnes (WUCT Manager) picked them up at 4.00 am. Judy Lambrecht, the co-ordinator of the crafts for WUCT, also attended. The show started […]

Shoe drop at Emmanuel Educare

19 May
Reddam students fitting shoes

19 May 2011. The Bobs for Good Foundation & Reddam House (Constantia) students did a “shoe drop” at the Emmanuel Educare pre-school at which 110 children each received a brand new pair of school shoes.  A similar function was held earlier in the day at the new Westlake Primary School. The funding for the shoes […]

Moving the marvellous Edutainer

28 Mar
Situations vacant!

The Edutainer has seen us through a good few years.  It is two containers combined into one classroom and was provided to us through the Bright Kids Foundation.  With our brand new classrooms, however, it is now being used as a store room.  It was taking up space in the playground, however, and so has […]