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Certificates for our home based carers!

06 Jun
Congratulations to Veronica whose hard work with clients on ART (anti retro viral treatment) has been rewarded with a Gold Certificate from the Department of Health and City of Cape Town.

Great excitement in the office today as certificates were handed out to our carers who attended the CIMCI (Community Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses) training. Also three carers received their HW SETA certificates for Ancillary Healthcare. And Dept of Health has awarded WUCT a Certificate of Appreciation! Congratulations, everyone. We’re so proud of you all. […]

Child Protection event

06 Jun
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Thursday 2 June ’16 Arlene and her child care team, together with the WOW Women of Westlake, held a wonderful event in our hall for child protection week. Candles were lit to remember children’s parents who have died, or children who have been kidnapped or abused. The children were put in teams and played games. […]

Tree Planting at Westlake United Church Trust

29 Apr
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WUCT is blossoming! Greenpop planted another ten trees on our campus on Friday 22nd– it was an exciting event. The Emmanuel’s Grade children were involved and the opportunity was used to teach them how important trees are, and how to care for them. Thank you Greenpop– you guys are stars!  (Report by Dave Barnes)

Special Delivery!

16 Mar
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Veronica Weier, our Community Health Worker, delivered this little baby in a shack last Monday morning, before the ambulance arrived. She said it was so dark inside the shack that she could hardly see a thing. However, the baby arrived safely and is a healthy little boy!

World AIDS Day

09 Dec
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WUCT took part in MSAT South’s World Aids Day event outside the Shoprite Centre in Steenberg on 1 December, together with six other NGO’s and City if Cape Town health directorate. It was very successful with 150 people queuing up to be tested for HIV by Living Hope staff in 4 tents. Three members of […]

Emmanuel Educare: Annual Nativity Play

30 Nov
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Two performances of the annual Emmanuel Educare Nativity Play were staged last week on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th November.  All learners at the school participated, and this year the school chose “Our First Nativity” as the theme for the play.  The teachers, under the direction of Grade R teacher Hazel Albertus, did a great […]

Grade R Graduation: Emmanuel Educare

30 Nov
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The 2015 Grade R classes held their graduation ceremony on Thursday 26 November.  66 young learners received their Certificates of Achievement from Mrs Landie Diamond, our special guest.  Mrs Diamond is the Principal of Westlake Primary School where most of the Grade R learners will be entering Grade 1 in 2016. The programme included 2 […]

Rotary Family Health Day

09 Oct
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On Wednesday 7 October, we hosted a Rotary Family Health Day in our Community Centre hall. This was a joint venture with Constantia Rotary, City of Cape Town Health Directorate, Dept of Health and NGO’s. The hall was buzzing with people and our carers worked until late in the afternoon. There was a jumping castle […]