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Special Delivery!

16 Mar

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

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 […]

House gutted in Westlake

09 Oct
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A house caught fire in the early hours of Saturday morning (3 October) and was completely gutted, everything destroyed. The owner of the house, Silpha Dreyer, is devastated. Her partner, who was a member of our CDL support group, died of smoke inhalation. We have been trying to help her and her two daughters and […]

Tokai Methodist Church collect for WUCT

11 Sep

Tokai Methodist Church support us in so many ways, for which we are immensely grateful.  In the past we have received, for example, knitted blankets for all our children and every year financial support is given to some of our needy children. TMC have supported our second hand shop (charity shop) regularly for some years- […]

A night at the Masque Theatre.

11 Sep
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WUCT organised a “thank you,” evening for friends of the Trust on Wednesday 9th September. Around 140 people joined some of the WUCT staff and enjoyed the hilarious Neil Simon play, “The Sunshine Boys.” Delicious eats and a glass of wine was offered to our guests and ,”a good time was had by all.” Here […]

Woman’s Day event in Westlake

13 Aug
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A very successful Woman’s Day event was held in our Community Centre hall on Tuesday 11 August ‘15. 101 people (78 females, 5 children, 18 males) were seen by our home based care team. Blood Pressures, Blood Sugars and BMI testing was done, as well as foot care, hand and nail care. Living Hope also […]