Showing posts from November, 2016

Hope @Paul Cluver 535975177 Festival


ThembaCare Grabouw

ThembaCare Grabouw "Taking health care to the vulnerable in our community..." A 24-hour hospice and home-based care are the two services implemented by ThembaCare Grabouw. The only overnight 24-hour palliative care facility in a town of 65,000 consists of a seven-bed hospice, designed to provide quality care for the terminally ill, whose lives have been devastated by HIV/AIDS and TB. Every week ThembaCare Community Home-based Carers visit the homes of more than 350 people living with HIV, TB and chronic illness in the townships of Grabouw and the surrounding farmlands. On Friday the 14 th of October ThembaCare held their celebratory anniversary event at Oude Molen in Grabouw. This was a celebration of all the incredible moments and milestones achieved throughout the last 10 years. T hembaCare expresses their deepest gratitude to their unbelievably loyal funders. Without the financial support, physical support and partnership the facility could not take health ca

Thembalethu Launch - "It takes a village to raise a child..."

Thembalethu Launch - “It takes a village to raise a child…” On the 7 th of October 2016, Thembalethu opened its doors in the community of Rooidakke in Grabouw. Thembalethu means ‘Our Hope’ in Xhosa. Which is suitable, as this Early Childhood Development Centre is truly , a beacon of hope for the children and parents alike. The opening was filled with much anticipation and excitement. The Honourable Deputy Mayor of Grabou w, Isaac Sileku welcomed all the guests and opened Thembalethu with the official unveiling of the sign and ribbon cutting. Unathi Mabulau , Project Manager for Thembalitsha Foundation’s EduCare Grabouw hosted the proceedings, which included Brent Carelse, a National soccer player and previous Bafana Bafana player handing out soccer balls to each child and officially opening Ladumpi, the mini soccer field. The facilities at Thembalethu include the teaching centre, a kitchen, bathrooms, jungle gym, and a mini soccer field.    The Rooidakke community