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It’s all about the cricket

“Uncle Omash, come and play with us”, called the boys of the Abraham Kriel Family Care programme, where they were playing at offices on the corner of Fuel Road and Hay Avenue in Westbury. This time the temptation was too great on a glorious late summer afternoon on the Highveld and Omash Ramjathan took up…

Cherished Moms

The housemother of our Aasvoëlkop satellite house, Jeanette, started a support group called “Cherished Moms”. “It is a group of ladies that individually take our girls to shop for their monthly toiletries, but also use this as an opportunity to show their love, care and support towards the girls,” says Jeanette. Each girl must prepare…

Vreugde is ‘n geskenk wat jy aan jouself gee

In die “Book of Joy” ondersoek die Dalai Lama en Aardsbiskop Emeritus Desmond Tutu verskillende maniere waarop mens vreugde kan vind in ‘n wêreld vol probleme, pyn en hartseer. Een van die punte waarop hulle ooreengekom het, is die nodigheid vir ‘n mens om ‘n treetjie terug te gee van hulle eie pyn, bekommernis en…

A sneak peek at how we spent some of your money in June

There are always a few things that every housekeeper knows will cost them money. These include bread, milk, washing powder and toilet paper. And there will be nothing to show for this expense at the end of the month. We spent R74 602 on bread alone in the month. The biggest spenders were The Steinhoff programme…

Koekeloer hoe ons u geld in Junie aangewend het

Elke huishouding weet daar is maandelikse onkostes wat na ‘n maand nie meer sigbaar is nie. Dit sluit in dinge soos brood, melk, waspoeier, toiletpapier ens. Ons het  in Junie R74 602 spandeer op brood alleen. Die grootse brood uitgawe is vir die Steinhoff program;R37 100, daarna die AK Gesinsorgprogram in Westbury; R 12 690 en dan Langlaagte…

Skep herinneringe op Mandela Dag

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead”- Nelson Mandela. Soos “Mandela maand” tot ‘n einde kom, wil ons graag ‘n ieder en elk bedank vir die helder…

Making Memories on Mandela Day 2017

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead”- Nelson Mandela. As “Mandela month” comes to a close, we would like to thank each and every individual and company…

Beauty with brains

“I know I can’t give them world peace. But, if I could give children a gift, it would be love. I want to teach them to love themselves and to give love”. Nompumelelo Mtshali is described as bold and curious and she is determined to make her community a better place. At 17, this young…

Slim en mooi

“Ek weet ek kan nie vir hulle wêreldvrede gee nie. Sou ek vir kinders ‘n geskenk kon gee, sou dit liefde wees. Ek wil hulle graag leer om vir hulleself lief te wees en om liefde te gee.” Nompumelelo Mtshali straal selfvertroue uit en sy is nuuskierig oor die lewe. Sy is vasbeslote om ‘n…

Where opportunity and need meets!

If your company needs to spend more funds on training qualifying black people to earn your sub-minimum on the Skills development element for your B-BBEE scorecard, we have at least fifty African black men and women lined up and pre-registered for training. All they need is the funding. New legislation requires Child Care Workers (CCW)…