HIV testing at Retreat Station

25 Nov
MSAT HIV Testing - Retreat Station - Wed 24 Nov 10 048

WUCT is a member of MSAT South(Multi-Sectoral Action Team), a City of Cape Town initiative to develop a multi sectoral action plan to respond to the dual epidemic of HIV/Aids and TB. NGO’s doing HIV work in our area of the South Peninsula,  get together to network on a monthly basis and co-ordinate strategies to […]

Ballet Demonstration with Reddam School

15 Nov
Westlake Community Group

On Saturday 13 November the Grade R children from Emmanuel Educare teamed up with Westlake Community Children and the Reddam House Ballet Group to give a demonstration of  the dance syllabus that they are learning. This fund raising event was well supported and everyone remarked on the good behaviour of the children.  As a finale, […]

Emmanuel Educare Renovations

30 Aug
Emmanuel Educare renovations 005

Renovations to Emmanuel Educare are well underway – thanks to the National Lottery and some individuals who have given generous financial donations towards this project. The building work should be completed in Dec 2010 and we will have wonderful facilities consisting of 6 brand new classrooms, a new kitchen and toilets for 180 children, aged […]

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
Yamkela Mkhosana

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
On the train

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

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 […]


05 Jul

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 […]