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YFC / KZN IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NORTHDALE HOSPITAL CONDUCTS COVID-19 SCREENING

06/2/20 2:54 PM

YFC / KZN in partnership with Northdale Hospital conducted COVID-19 testing and screeing in Mountain Rise informal settlement recently. The team that was working on this project was impressed to see the members of the community complying with COVID-19 lockdown regulations and applying safety measures.

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THE BRIDGE ENCOURAGES PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES FOR COVID-19

05/15/20 2:17 PM

The Bridge, a project of YFC / KZN in Durban encourage the public to continue taking precautionary measures to stay safe and stop the spread of Coronavirus.

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TENNYSON HOUSE DISTRIBUTES FOOD PARCELS TO FAMILIES

05/15/20 9:54 AM

COVID-19 national lockdown saw Tennyson House project distributing food parcels to various families in Durban a couple of days ago. The project continues to give hope and support to those who are in need.

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TENNYSON HOUSE RUNS A SOUP KITCHEN FOR 300 CHILDREN

05/11/20 5:05 PM

Tennyson House, a project of YFC KZN ran a soup kitchen that provided a meal for more than 300 children in various communities in Durban last week.

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KHAYALETHU PROJECT EDUTAINMENT ENTERTAINS THE HOMELESS

04/30/20 10:19 AM

Khayalethu Project Edutainment team entertains the homeless through dance and drama during their recent visit at the Pietermaritzburg shelter. The team continues to engage with the homeless during the COVID-19 National Lockdown. 

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KHAYALETHU PROJECT DURING COVID-19

04/22/20 5:15 PM

Khayalethu Project continues to give hope to the homeless. The team spends time at Pietermaritzburg homeless shelters with the aim to engage and keep the homeless occupied during this trying time of Covid-19 National Lockdown

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KIDS GAMES AND ACTIVITIES NEEDED

04/18/20 4:37 PM

Help us level the curve of COVID-19 by making a donation of gaming items to keep the homeless busy and entertained during the lockdown period. Kindly find details on the attached poster.

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COVID 19 AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

03/20/20 12:14 PM

YFC/ KZN Urges community members to follow the guidance outlined below basic protective measures to stop the spread of COVID- 19

Wash your hands frequently

Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.

Maintain social distancing

Why? When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease.

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YOUNG PEOPLE SPEAK IN ONE VOICE AGAINST DRUGS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

02/27/20 10:37 AM

The Khayalethu Project Social Worker, Thobeka Majola said she started 2020 with young men who spoke in one voice, saying enough is enough with drugs and substance abuse. Majola said she gets excited over young people who take control over their lives.

“Khayalethu project has sent at least four boys aged between 14 and 17 years to rehab at the beginning of January 2020. The boys are expected to complete the rehab program at the end of April 2020”, explained Majola. She added that the project works closely with schools in ensuring that the beneficiaries who are at rehab continue with their studies while they are away. “School work, assignments and test are send to the beneficiaries and social workers assist and ensure that their work is submitted to their respective schools”, she said.

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NGO CAMPAIGNS AGAINST GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

01/14/20 5:19 PM

Youth For Christ/ KwaZulu- Natal staff commemorated the 16 Days of Activism to No Violence Against Children and Women last month in support of the worldwide campaign that is aimed at opposing violence acts against women and children and to raise awareness of the negative impact that violence and abuse have on children and women.

The campaign was commemorated internally in a form of a dialogue that took place on the 4 th at Tennyson House in Durban and on the 5 th at Essa Chapel in Pietermaritzburg. The dialogue unfolded with staff learning about various types of gender based violence acts and sharing their opinions on how the society can beat it.

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