Valentine’s Day 2020

01 Mar

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Our Support Groups arranged a Valentine’s Day Party which included a Master & Miss Valentine competition. Great fun was had as we announced runners-up and also spot prizes for the best dancers. Hosted by Yvonne, Co-ordinator of OVC Child Protection and her team, the children had a delightful time. Delicious food was prepared by Doreen […]

2017 Emmanuel Grade R Awards Ceremony

10 Nov

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There was a great turnout at the Grade R Awards Ceremony  on the afternoon of Thursday 9 November. Certificates were handed out to 60 children, and there were various dances – by the boys, followed by the girls. Afterwards parents and visitors enjoyed refreshments made by the kitchen staff. Well done, Teacher (and Principal) Hazel, […]

Training workshop on childbirth

30 Aug

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In August, our carers attended two training workshops on pregnancy, childbirth and what to do in an emergency situation when a baby is born in the community. Thank you to Fiona, Vanessa and especially, Ciska, a very experienced midwife, of Safe Med for this professional and excellent training. Please see our Facebook Page for other […]

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. […]