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Project Update: Village of Hope’s pursuit of full registration as a Child and Youth Care Centre.

Project Update: Village of HopeSince having joined the Thembalitsha team in 2015, Tim Afrika, Project Manager had been tasked with the possibility of exploring Village of Hopes registration with the Department of Social Development.
In this time, trying to understand the registration process, Tim made contact with DSD’s regional head, Mr Jurine Blankenberg who had advised the exploration of various options while studying legislation. VOH was introduced to an array of Mr Blankenberg’s colleagues and fellow social workers within in the greater Grabouw area, resulting in well-established working relationships with all social work organisations, which we now hold today.
After a lengthy process, the application documents had been delivered to the DSD offices on the 21st September 2015 after which we received conditional registration for the 28th July 2016, which was then later extended to the 30th of June 2017. This July, Village of Hope has been granted full registration as a Child and Yout…

Mandela Day 2017!