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SHOPRITE CHECKERS MEDIRITE GROUP THREW A YEAR END PARTY FOR BENEFICIARIES

12/19/18 9:00 AM

The YFC/KZN Khayalethu Community Program beneficiaries enjoyed the year end party that was held at Khayalethu Boys Shelter on Friday, 7 December 2018. The party was organised by the Shoprite Checkers Medirite Group in partnership with Deez Foundation, Debonaire Pizza, Aspen Pharma and Desire Photography.

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BATHING AND WASHING END OF YEAR 2018 REPORT

12/18/18 9:00 AM

The Tennyson House Outreach closed the Bathing and Washing program on Wednesday, 5 December 2018. These beneficiaries come to Tennyson House twice a week to bath and wash their laundry.

The outreach project continue to make a difference in the lives of those living on the streets of Durban. Sipho Langa one of the beneficiaries of Washing and Bathing said, if it was not for the program his life would be worse than what it is now.” I cannot imagine my life without this centre. This is where I find hope and courage to change my life and reunite with my family. We get to sit with people who care and loves us despite the condition we live in. I hope that the program will continue to accommodate us even in 2019”, said Langa.

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YFC/KZN CHANGE AGENTS “SPEAKS FOR CHILDREN” ON AIR

12/12/18 10:30 AM

“We say no to violence against children”, these are the words that were said by the YFC/KZN Change Agents peer educators who were speaking during the 16 Days of Activism to No Violence Against Children and Women Discussion that was on Vuma FM Current Affairs program at 7:00pm on Thursday, 6 December 2018.

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YFC/KZN 2018 INTERNS GRADUATE

12/11/18 10:00 AM

The Internship Project beneficiaries graduated on Friday, 30 November 2018. The graduation ceremony that was held at the City Life Church in Umhlanga unfolded with the interns performing and demonstrating the things they learnt throughout the year.

The graduation ceremony was graced by the presence of the Internship Mentors and Project Directors, Mpho Ngidi and Sboniso Nzuza. The Internship Coordinator, Stacie Adams said the 2018 interns received certificates for their service, dedication and completion of the program. “Mentors and some of the interns also received awards for attendance and submission of assignments”, said Adams.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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