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 […]

DELL hands over computers

23 Apr

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

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
Kids Club Christmas Party - Fri 4 Dec 09 152

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 […]

Westlake Village Newsletter – Dec 09

23 Dec

WUCT Newsletter Dec 2009 Here’s our latest newsletter, edited by Dave Barnes, our multi-skilled manager, and his capable assistant Andrew Preston (AMP) – what would we do without his invaluable computer skills?! As you can see, we continue to be frantically busy with various activities, events, parties, etc! We wish all our friends a wonderful […]

Westlake Village Newsletter – Oct 09!

18 Oct

Here is our hot off the press Newsletter for the past few months. As you can see, we have been very busy… Well done, Dave, you have done a fantastic job in publishing a really informative aWUCT newsletter Oct 2009nd interesting newsletter.