New from our crafts department

17 Mar
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Our crafts department is producing beautiful items – these gorgeous rhinos are sold at R150 each and a reminder of the imminent extinction of rhinos due to the poaching crisis in our country. We continue to receive orders for donkeys and beaded products. This generates income for unemployed women living in Westlake.

Soetwater camp for Westlake kids

09 Jan
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10 leaders and 62 children from Westlake arrived yesterday (6 January 2017) at the awesome Environmental Centre at Soetwater near Kommetjie for a weekend’s fun in the sun (and wind). It’s a beautiful place, a very organized program with lots of exciting things planned, including a snake show and a bird show. This camp has […]

Accolades for the 2016 Nativity Plays

25 Nov
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Emmanuel Educare had two Nativity Plays this year, held on two consecutive Saturdays.  The younger children made up the cast of the first performance, and the following week the older children performed.  It was a wonderful event, and the following letter was received which gives some idea as to how the shows were received: Dear […]

2016 Grade R Graduation

11 Nov
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On Thursday 10 November the 2016 Grade R class held their Graduation ceremony, a well attended event with the presentation of certificates, a solo song by Devin Sampson, a Rocky dance routine by the Grade R boys, and “Ain’t she sweet” by the Grade R girls. Finally, “Time to say goodbye” closed the proceedings. Many […]

Visit to Logos Hope

04 Jul
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Our children had a wonderful opportunity to go on board the Logos ship, which is currently moored at the Waterfront. It was such a treat and they so enjoyed the outing. (report dated 1 July 2016, by Di Forrester)

Cape talk at Westlake

04 Jul
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Cape Talk was broadcasting live at our Community Centre on Thursday 30 June 2016.  John Maytham interviewed various community leaders, as well as our Community Advice Office Manager, Anthea Thebus. Well done, Anthea, you spoke so well!

Child Protection event

06 Jun
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Thursday 2 June ’16 Arlene and her child care team, together with the WOW Women of Westlake, held a wonderful event in our hall for child protection week. Candles were lit to remember children’s parents who have died, or children who have been kidnapped or abused. The children were put in teams and played games. […]

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 […]

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 […]