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Sponsor a child this year at Emmanuel Educare

05 Jan

In 2010 the Governing Body of Emmanuel Educare (comprising 12 elected parents of children at the school) approved an increase in the fees to R2500 per annum, or R250 x 10 months. Many parents struggle to pay the fees and every year we are fortunate that a number of sponsors come forward to help subsidise […]

Kids Club Christmas Party – 3 Dec 2010

20 Dec
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On Friday 3 December 2010, Martin Oosthuizen of the Orphan Care Foundation, together with Hillsong Church Cape Town, held an amazing Christmas Party for over 400 Kids Club children in the Westlake Community Centre Hall.  Our fieldworkers and other members of WUCT staff helped Martin and his volunteers with setting up the hall and organizing […]

Jump Maths Graduation 2010

06 Dec
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This is the second year that the Jump Maths programme has been run in Westlake.  During 2010 three classrooms at the False Bay College in Westlake were utilised for this programme. Grade 4, 5 and 6 children attended the programme  a separate grade was accomodated in each classroom. On a Wednesday the school bus stops […]

2010 World Aids Day at Westlake

03 Dec
Our Banner kindly provided by US Consulate/PEPFAR capital

As part of World Aids Day activities on Wednesday, 1 December 2010, we held an HIV testing event on the cul de sac outside the community centre in Westlake from 09h00 till 19h00! This was a joint effort with 3 nursing sisters from the City of Cape Town, who came in the morning to help […]

2010 Grade R Graduation and Nativity Play

29 Nov
"We wish you a Merry Christmas"

On Saturday 27 November Emmanuel Educare held their Grade R Graduation and Nativity Play in the Community Hall.  The event was well attended by over 160 parents, relatives and sponsors and the crowd thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon.  The current Grade R class will continue classes as Grade 1 at Emmanuel Educare until the new Westlake […]

HIV testing at Retreat Station

25 Nov
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WUCT is a member of MSAT South(Multi-Sectoral Action Team), a City of Cape Town initiative to develop a multi sectoral action plan to respond to the dual epidemic of HIV/Aids and TB. NGO’s doing HIV work in our area of the South Peninsula,  get together to network on a monthly basis and co-ordinate strategies to […]

Ballet Demonstration with Reddam School

15 Nov
Westlake Community Group

On Saturday 13 November the Grade R children from Emmanuel Educare teamed up with Westlake Community Children and the Reddam House Ballet Group to give a demonstration of  the dance syllabus that they are learning. This fund raising event was well supported and everyone remarked on the good behaviour of the children.  As a finale, […]