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So far Koyal Singh has created 22 blog entries.

Listening to the Rain

Listening to the Rain Little Tumelo is happy in his bed tonight as he listens to the rain pouring down outside. He hears the breathing of his two roommates and all of this makes the most wonderful music. Earlier today Aunty Ernesta told them to stop complaining because they could not play ...

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In Need of a Role Model

In Need of a Role Model Ken Summers (pseudonym) does not know his biological father. He lives with his grandparents, uncle and younger sister in Kathrada Park. His mother passed away when he was ten years old. One could expect the following scenario to describe this young man’s life: “Ken dropped out ...

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My Alternative Family

My Alternative Family “I will miss walking to Rocky Street to buy amagwinya (vetkoek) for you girls; the family beds we begged aunty Esther to have; the iingedo (game played with stones) we played under the tree and the endless hide and seek games we played in the evenings”. These are the ...

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What’s in a Name?

Dance Helps Me Cope We hope you like our new banner. The change has been made in conjunction with a small change to our name and branding design. Abraham Kriel remains the core identity under which this organisation will continue into the future, but we wanted to better represent all our services ...

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To: My Dearest Caregivers

To: My Dearest Caregivers In our Westbury programme we don’t have a major donor taking care of the bulk of the expenses of running the programme. The income comes from many different people, contributing major amounts and others contributing smaller amounts. Every single one of you has helped to make this service ...

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The Gentle Giant Goes Home

The Gentle Giant Goes Home If you saw this tall gangly young man with the wide smile and helpful attitude at Abraham Kriel Childcare, you would not recognize him from the aggressive and destructive young boy that arrived here in March 2009. Because of your contributions and your support he had a safe ...

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The Miracle of Life

The Miracle of Life Germination is the process when seeds grow into plants after a period of dormancy. One important factor that is needed during this process is water. Mawethe Hlumbayo is passionate about agriculture and just like the seeds he plants, he too went through a process of germination with the ...

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