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Health Day in Westlake

04 Jul
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WUCT held a Health Day in Westlake in our Community Centre hall on Thursday 3 July ’14. It was a great success, particularly as there was eye testing, kindly provided by Alan Wise Optometrist, together with Rotary, Constantia, who donated 50 pairs of reading glasses which were given to the members of the community who […]

Prize money donated to Emmanuel Educare

30 Jun

William Calglazier, a young scholar originally from the US, is to donate the prize money from his global award winning mobile phone application to Emmanuel Educare. View the eNews insert below to learn more about William and this generous gesture.

WUCT AGM: Report

23 Jun
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On Saturday afternoon, 21 June 2014, the Westlake United Church Trust held its Annual General meeting.  This is always something of a celebration, and proceedings began with a welcome, prayer and the singing of the national anthem.  Members of the Emmanuel Educare Grade R class then performed “10 Green Bottles”.  The Advice office explained their […]

Decorated biscuits from YuppieChef and Moirs

19 May

A team from Yuppie Chef came to Emmanuel this morning and decorated biscuits donated by Moirs for all the children. Thank you very much YC for all the decorating goodies and Moirs for the biscuits. As you can see the children were delighted. What a great way to start a Monday!

Outreach event at False Bay College

25 Apr

On 15th April’14, we joined forces with City of Cape Town officials and Living Hope and held a most successful HIV testing day at False Bay College, Westlake Campus. 153 students came forward to be tested, a remarkable response! We handed out incentives such as draw string bags with pencils and rulers, donated by the […]

Holiday Camp at Glencairn

23 Apr

Our amazing Child Care and Protection team held a holiday camp at Glencairn holiday resort near Simonstown in January. The CCP team which is funded by the Dept of Social Development has been working hard, running 3 psychosocial support groups for orphans and vulnerable children, at our centre, in the afternoons after school. Our team […]

Home Based Care Training Workshops

17 Apr
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WUCT carers recently attended 3 excellent training workshops (6 Feb, 27 Feb and 27 March ’14) run by 2 Professional Nursing Sisters, namely Fiona Pieterse and Vanessa Pickford, both with ICU experience, whose company is called WORKSAFE. The workshops focused on hygiene, bed washes, CPR for adults, children and babies, choking, heart attacks, strokes and […]