Showing posts from September, 2016

Heritage Day 24th September

Thembalitsha celebrates Heritage Day. Heritage Day (24 th of September) is the celebration of our diverse cultures and the rich heritage that make South Africa a beautiful Rainbow Nation.   Although our ingredients may differ, we as South African’s share one incredible thread, our unique heritage. With 11 official languages (a handful of unofficial ones too) and numerous cultures across our nine provinces, Heritage Day is an incredible moment to celebrate everyone’s heritage, tradition and beliefs, and how they all contribute to the complete ethos that make up our Rainbow Nation.  Here at Thembalitsha we are proud to have the most amazing team of kind hearted, dedicated, diverse and inspiring humans. In the sprit of Heritage Day we took some time to chat to our amazing team members and ask them what Heritage day means to them. This is what they had to say: Our heritage as South Africans is diverse and has the power to form our Rainbow Nation. Our heritage co

A School of Hope Outing

Saturday, 10 September at the Atlantis Dunes: I was very fortunate to be invited by the School of Hope as a “tag-a-long” on their recent school outing, organised by Be A Blessing 4X4. Be a Blessing is a social group of 4X4 drivers who reach out to children and youth in less privileged communities. The objective of this outreach is to provide drivers, mentors and the learners with an opportunity to learn more about each other in a fun and adventurous setting. And what a fun day it was! The 4X4 convoy picked up 26 learners and their “caretakers” at the School of Hope in the Mowbray Business Park and drove us to the Atlantis Dune at a leisurely pace. The Atlantis Dunes are located just outside Cape Town and are exactly what the name says, a huge sand dune – or sandpit where adventurers are able to take their 4x4 vehicles. Upon arrival in Atlantis, the necessary preparations were made to get us ready for the adventure, such as deflating the tyres for additional grip on the