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Tablet computers donated to Emmanuel Staff

11 Oct
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Gary Fouche, from our Internet Service Provider Gravit8, generously donated a number of tablet computers with covers to all the teaching staff at Emmanuel Educare today. Thank you Gary, Gravit8 and Proline for providing us with these fantastic resources.

Training workshop on childbirth

30 Aug
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In August, our carers attended two training workshops on pregnancy, childbirth and what to do in an emergency situation when a baby is born in the community. Thank you to Fiona, Vanessa and especially, Ciska, a very experienced midwife, of Safe Med for this professional and excellent training. Please see our Facebook Page for other […]

Mandela Day: 18 July 2017

19 Jul
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Mandela Day in Westlake! There was much excitement and activity as the American Consulate, together with the leaders of Westlake, handed out much needed blankets to the elderly whilst Veronica of WUCT’s home based care department handed out packets of oats. SAPS were also there. Thank you so much, American Consulate, for your generous donation […]

WUCT features on SABC Expresso programme

22 Apr

Westlake United Church Trust, as a major beneficiary of the annual Steenberg Golf Classic, featured on the SABC Expresso programme on the morning of Wednesday 19 April 2017.  We are so grateful for the support that we receive through this golfing event, and are pleased to be able to share the clip with you below:

New from our crafts department

17 Mar
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Our crafts department is producing beautiful items – these gorgeous rhinos are sold at R150 each and a reminder of the imminent extinction of rhinos due to the poaching crisis in our country. We continue to receive orders for donkeys and beaded products. This generates income for unemployed women living in Westlake.

Soetwater camp for Westlake kids

09 Jan
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10 leaders and 62 children from Westlake arrived yesterday (6 January 2017) at the awesome Environmental Centre at Soetwater near Kommetjie for a weekend’s fun in the sun (and wind). It’s a beautiful place, a very organized program with lots of exciting things planned, including a snake show and a bird show. This camp has […]

Support Group : End of year celebration

30 Nov
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Members of our CDL (Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle) support groups from Westlake, Musgrave Park, Dreyersdal Park, and Buitenverwagting Wine Estate were treated to an end of year celebration in our hall yesterday. Beatrice Matthews, our Co-ordinator, went out of her way to produce a wonderful meal which was served by our carers, while Bob The […]

Peter Pan & Tinkerbell visit Emmanuel Educare

25 Nov
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A few weeks ago, Kgotso (one of our Grade R learners), breathlessly requested that an email be sent to Peter Pan.  There had been much excitement following the reading of a story, so the following email was sent: Dear Peter Pan I want you to see the whole class in my school.  And Peter Pan […]

Accolades for the 2016 Nativity Plays

25 Nov
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Emmanuel Educare had two Nativity Plays this year, held on two consecutive Saturdays.  The younger children made up the cast of the first performance, and the following week the older children performed.  It was a wonderful event, and the following letter was received which gives some idea as to how the shows were received: Dear […]

2016 Grade R Graduation

11 Nov
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On Thursday 10 November the 2016 Grade R class held their Graduation ceremony, a well attended event with the presentation of certificates, a solo song by Devin Sampson, a Rocky dance routine by the Grade R boys, and “Ain’t she sweet” by the Grade R girls. Finally, “Time to say goodbye” closed the proceedings. Many […]