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Soccer Starz awards presentation

24 Nov
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On Friday 17 November Soccer Starz held an awards presentation at Emmanuel Educare for all 24 learners who had participated in the programme throughout the year.  Parents were invited to attend and the children showed off some of the skills that they had learned during the year.  Certificates were awarded to each child.  Our thanks […]

Coast2Coast Capital provide gifts for Christmas Party & OVC’s

24 Nov
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Georgie Peters from Corporate Social Investment at Coast2Coast Capital, delivered a load of items today (24 November) for the Emmanuel Educare Christmas party to be held on 5 December. The items are for the 180 party packs that they are sponsoring.  What a huge difference this makes – guaranteed to ensure lots of smiles as […]

Nativity time at Emmanuel Educare

19 Nov

This month (November 2017) Emmanuel Educare is staging two Nativity Plays. This allows more parents to attend and makes the whole process more manageable when the 180 children are split into two groups of 90 children each.  There is limited seating in the hall, and more children get to play key roles. On Saturday 18 […]

2017 Emmanuel Grade R Awards Ceremony

10 Nov
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There was a great turnout at the Grade R Awards Ceremony  on the afternoon of Thursday 9 November. Certificates were handed out to 60 children, and there were various dances – by the boys, followed by the girls. Afterwards parents and visitors enjoyed refreshments made by the kitchen staff. Well done, Teacher (and Principal) Hazel, […]

WUCT Annual General Meeting: Report

31 Oct
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Our AGM was held on the afternoon of Saturday 28 October 2017.  It was attended by Trustees, staff members, Penny East (our Ward Councillor), Colonel June Cilliers (Kirstenhof Police Station), donors and supporters, and the community of Westlake. There were various items on the Agenda and the keynote speaker was Gerhard van der Merwe of […]

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.