Indoor sports day for the elderly.

05 Aug
Capricorn Group - July '10

Beatrice, the facilitator of our chronic disease support groups, organised an indoor sports day in our hall on Fri 30 July ’10. She invited Living Hope, whose Capricorn group joined us, as well as Dreyersdal Park. They all had banners, war cries, and there was much fun and laughter with vuvuzelas, etc! Dreyersdal Park won, […]

Computer Course Graduation

04 Aug
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Saturday, 31 July ’10, will be remembered as a memorable day for 12 students who graduated, some with flying colours, from our very first computer training course held at Westlake. Dell SA donated 14 brand new computers in April and these were put to good use when Silulo Ulutho IT, a company based in Khayelitsha, ran the 3 month […]

World Cup – Our carers enjoy the fan mile!

19 Jul
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We took the carers to the Waterfront during the World Cup and as you can see, we all had a great time walking the fan mile to the stadium! There was an awesome atmosphere, particularly as Holland were playing Cameroon at the stadium, so there was thousands of people everywhere, lots of entertainment, bands playing, […]

Health March

19 Jul
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Beatrice Matthews, our facilitator of the Chronic Disease of lifestyle support group, invited members of the Dreyersdal Park support group to join the Westlake group on a health march through Westlake village. As you can see from the photos, the weather was fabulous and they had a good time! On the way, our carers gave […]

WORLD CUP CELEBRATIONS!!!

05 Jul
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AYOBA!! The 2010 Soccer World Cup has arrived in Westlake and, feel it, it is here!!! We are running a holiday program for the children everyday during this long holiday, together with 2 other organisations and the churches in Westlake. On average 200 children are attending, and there has been much excitement (and noise) in […]

DELL hands over computers

23 Apr
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On Friday 9 April, Mr Stewart van Graan, the CEO of Dell SA officially handed over of 14 brand new computers for our computer room/internet café. Dave Barnes, our Manager, said that the internet café has been a dream for the past 2 years. It’s a very exciting project, a first in Westlake. It’s a […]

Tribute to Nozipho

30 Mar
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29.11.1966 – 14.3.2010 I first met Nozipho in 2002 when Linah Jokazi asked me to go and visit a very sick woman in Westlake, who needed help. She told me her name was Nozipho and that she had TB and she was also HIV positive. She said she had 2 children in the Eastern Cape. […]

Kids Club Christmas Party!

29 Dec
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On Friday 4 December, there was a Christmas party for the Kids Club, which is run by Martin Oosthuizen of the Orphan Care Foundation/Hillsong Church Cape Town and us at WUCT. Over 150 children were entertained by the preschool children of Emmanuel Educare, who danced to O Holy Night. Then they were treated to a […]