We kicked off the new Local Microenterprise Development project on 1 July. It is expected to run for a period of 24 months setting up 10 small businesses: sewing, wool, hot boxes, homestays, hairdressing, tree planting, bee keeping, poultry, dairy and snail farming.The project has been funded by the Old Mutual Foundation. Its vision is … READ MORE
Back to school and what an exciting way to start the term! The Middle Group (aged 4-5 years) are learning about AIR at the moment and had great fun blowing air from their bodies into soapy water to make bubbles which then floated away on the wind! Thanks to friends who visited the lodge and … READ MORE
The Preschool children celebrated the end of the term with a picnic on the beach. They had great fun playing soccer, building sand castles linked by winding ‘roads’ for their shell and driftwood cars and playing games such as shell and spoon races, three-legged races and many other children’s games. A group of US visitors … READ MORE
The kids attending our after-school programme had great fun recently making the flags of each of the countries participating in the FIFA World Cup. The flags were hung up in the large school hall where community members watch the games on our Solar powered TV (Thanks to Solar World and Telecom Techniques Solar)!
Help us to provide these children with improved life opportunities! Given the associated challenges of entrenched poverty, illiteracy and poor service delivery, ensuring access to quality education in this remote rural area is our key priority as an organisation. Without access to quality education, and hence the availability of opportunities for employment, the community is … READ MORE