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World Aids Day – MSAT event, Wynberg.

09 Dec
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On Monday, 1 Dec ’14, we held a World Aids Day event in 3 sites in Wynberg, along with 8 other NGO’s who are members of MSAT South (Multi-Sectoral Action Team), a City of Cape Town Health Directorate initiative, established for NGO’s working together in the fight against HIV/Aids and TB. There was HIV testing, […]

OVC’s end of year party

08 Dec
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The children were treated to a special end of year Christmas party on Thursday (4th Dec) when Judy Lambrecht and friends arrived with wonderful gifts for them, each marked with their names. The team prepared a lovely meal, Ndyebo braaied the meat, there were salads, Brenda baked the cakes and Arlene made the toffee apples! […]

Johnson & Johnson host Christmas Party for pre-school

02 Dec

Johnson & Johnson held a Christmas party for our Emmanuel Educare children this morning (Tuesday 2 December) in the Community hall. The hall was filled with jumping castles, all manner of exciting activities including face painting, games with balloons, even a tug-of-war.  There were clowns, Father Christmas and the children played games and had lots […]

Emmanuel Educare Nativity Play 2014

24 Nov

The annual Emmanuel Educare Pre-school Nativity Play was held on both Friday and Saturday (21/22 November) this year as we had such an overwhelming turnout last year.  It was just as well, because both days played to packed houses! Feedback received was that the show gets better every year.  The whole school participated, and the […]

Emmanuel Educare Graduation Ceremony 2014

21 Nov
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The Emmanuel Educare pre-school, which is run under the auspices of the Westlake United Church Trust, held it’s annual Graduation Ceremony on Thursday 20 November in the Westlake Community Hall.  This year the Graduation Ceremony was a separate event (usually it is held together with the Nativity Play).  The event was very well attended, with […]

Film crew in Westlake

22 Oct
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There was lots of excitement on Monday 20 October.  Our Centre was buzzing with activity when a film crew arrived to make an advertisement for TV in the community hall. Our back garden was transformed into a restaurant where the caterers served lunch to the 40 member crew.  

Gladys Maphunye’s Farewell

12 Sep
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Gladys Maphunye, one of our carers, has left to go back to her home in Rustenburg. We were very sorry to see her go and wish her all the best for her future. It was quite a farewell as a facilitator from Adult Learning Network (ALN) came to hand out Level 1 certificates to the […]

Memorial Service for Jamie McGregor held in Westlake

06 Aug

A memorial service to celebrate and honour the life of Jamie McGregor was held at the Community Centre on Saturday 2nd August. 175 people from the community, the Trust, family and guests arrived to attend the service. It was a prayerful and Christ-centred celebration. Children from Emmanuel Educare performed a dance and there was singing […]