YFC/KZN KHAYALETHU OUTREACH PROGRAM SUPPORT THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF NORTHDALE CLINIC
12/10/18 11:52 AM
The Khayalethu Outreach Program supported the official opening of the Northdale Clinic on Friday, 30 November 2018.
The Northdale Clinic Operations Manager, Lkamonie Bennie said it was important for the clinic to be opened officially, to make its existence and services known to the Northdale community. “This clinic exists to help provide medical care for community members and urged them to make use of the facility. We encourage parents in the community to bring their children for check-ups regularly since it’s essential for their growth and development”, explained Bennie.
16 Days of Activism – NO MEANS NO
12/5/18 11:55 AM
YFC/KZN- TENNYSON HOUSE HOST A REUNIFICATION WORKSHOP
12/5/18 9:59 AM
The Tennyson House Girls Shelter hosted a reunification workshop on Saturday, 24 November 2018 at Burman Bush Park. The purpose of this workshop was to prepare both the parents and children for the reunification as the children will be returning to their respective homes, families and communities soon.
According to the Tennyson House Social Worker, Lethu Hlengwa, the workshop attendance was beyond their expectation. She said the parents and the extended family members of the beneficiaries showed commitment and great support for the children by attending in large numbers.
YFC/KZN SUPPORTS AND ENCOURAGES HEALTH AND FITNESS
12/4/18 10:00 AM
YFC/KZN attended the launch of Imbali Active Studio that was held at the Greater Edendale Mall on Saturday, 24 November 2018. The launch was supported by various stakeholders, youth and uMsunduzi Municipality.
Imbali Active Studio is an aerobics and a gym club that targets young people from Imbali and other surrounding areas. The studio runs training sessions on Monday to Thursday between 16:00pm and 18: 00pm at the Sinamuva Primary School.
EPWORTH HIGH GIVES HOPE TO COMMUNITIES IN NEED
12/3/18 12:34 PM
Epworth High School pupils had an outreach program for the “Khayalethu Community Drop in Centres” on Tuesday, 20 November 2018. The pupils spent three hours planting spinach, cabbage and beetroot seedlings in Swapo, Masons and Mountain Rise informal settlement
The purpose for this outreach program was to expose the pupils to a different environment and for them to see the living conditions of other communities. Grade 10 pupil, Andile Cele said she is glad that they had an opportunity to give back to the communities that are in need. “We are doing this to express our love and care for other people. Gardening is a good and simple way of producing food and should be considered by every househould”, said Cele.
YFC/SA NATIONAL DIRECTOR VISITS KZN OFFICES
11/23/18 2:12 PM
The YFC/SA National Director, Ed Ramsami visited the KZN offices on Tuesday, 20th November 2018 and Wednesday 21th November 2018. Ramsami was accompanied by YFC/SA Project Director, Sally Mann and YFC/SA Chief Operations Officer, Marcus Van Wyk.
MOUNTAIN RISE COMMUNITY MEMBERS ACCEPT CHRIST AS THEIR LORD AND SAVIOUR
11/22/18 3:53 PM
The Mountain Rise community members made a commitment to God during a prayer service that was held by “God Created the Family before the Church Christian Organisation”. The service was held on Saturday, 17 November 2018 at the Khayalethu Mountain Rise community drop – in centre.
CHANGE AGENTS PEER EDUCATORS MAKING WAVES IN GERMANY
11/22/18 3:46 PM
The Change Agents peer educators had a great time in Germany. The team arrived back on Saturday evening, 17 November 2018. They participated in various activities and events including the Kindernorthilfe Media Award that was graced by the presence of the German President, Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
The peer educators were live on Vuma FM on Monday night, 19 November 2018, where they shared their tour experience and opinions concerning safe and secure cities for children.
VARSITY COLLEGE PLAYDATE ENTERTAINS BENEFICIARIES
11/20/18 10:00 AM
Children from various communities were entertained by Varsity College students on Saturday, 10 November 2018 at Khayalethu Boys Shelter. The sunny day that was filled with love, joy and laughter saw at least 50 children playing games and enjoying cooked meals and splashes.
The children participated in a mini competition and winners were awarded with goodies. They also engaged in a bible lesson and sports activity. Philiswa Xaki, Varsity College student said the purpose of this day was for the team to get involved in social and community work. She further explained that children need to be loved and protected. “Spending time with the children was a humbling and a beautiful experience. They are so bubbly and confident and it would be nice to visit them again”, said Xaki.
PARENTS CAMP TO SPEND QUALITY TIME WITH THE CHILDREN
11/19/18 2:00 PM
The Khayalethu Community Program recently organised a camp for parents and children who came from various communities in and around Pietermaritzburg. The purpose of the weekend camp was to give the parents an opportunity to spend quality time with their children and improve their relationship.
Simphiwe Sithole, Khayalethu Community Program Coordinator said this camp was an important initiative that had to materialise sooner or later. He explained that the staff noticed a relationship and communication gap between parents and children who are the beneficiaries of the program” We wanted to create an environment where parents can bond with their children. This will allow them to know each other better and address certain issues”, said Sithole.