Sithand'Izingane Family Matters Program 2016

Sithand’Izingane Family Matters Program 2016

As Sithand’Izingane Care Project we where invited to host the Family Matters Program 2016.  This FMP program is organised by SACBC (Southern African Bishops Conference) – AURUM. The Families Matter! Program (FMP) is an evidence-based, parent-focused intervention designed to promote positive parenting and effective parent-child communication about sexuality and sexual...
Wonderful donation from the Netherlands

Wonderful donation from the Netherlands

Last week, the project received another wonderful donation from the Netherlands. On behalf of the Abantwane Belanga foundation and the St. Franciscus Primary school in the City of Bunde – Netherlands we received a donation of ZAR 34000  Like last year (2015) the school had a fundraising event, and the...
Patrick Bates passed away

Patrick Bates passed away

The project is very sad to announce the passing of our beloved colleague Patrick who worked at the kitchen, was our driver and a friend to many in the community. Patrick passed away after a very unfair fight against his illness for the past few months. Patrick was member of...
GLOBAL EXPLORATION - NETHERLANDS

GLOBAL EXPLORATION – NETHERLANDS

This month 2 schools from the Netherlands: Stella Maris college and Bernardinus College, are visiting the project. Thanks to the GLOBAL EXPLORATION program in the Netherlands and thanks to the good network and contacts of Maarten and Anke, we are the proud hosts for these 2 schools. Part of the...
DECEMBER 2014 / AIDS-Awareness day & Fun-Run

DECEMBER 2014 / AIDS-Awareness day & Fun-Run

Today we celebrate our annual World AIDS Day as part of our information and prevention campaign. Sithand’Izingane wants to utilise the way we inform our community about the HIV – AIDS problems, and this annual day is part of the way we inform the community. Today was also a day...
SIZWE APHANE (Thembi's son) GOING TO CUBA......

SIZWE APHANE (Thembi’s son) GOING TO CUBA……

We had a lot of good news stories last months, and one of them was the news that Thembi’s son Sizwe will leave South Africa to go to Cuba. He wrote a letter and asked if we could publish the letter on our Website. Because we are so proud of...
Sithand'Izingane win AWARD

Sithand’Izingane win AWARD

Last month the project and our project manager won the Tsakane Mall Award for best community development project. Sr. Mary Tuck and Thembi Aphane went to the award ceremony and this is the story they want to share. ..The Tsakane Mall has offices and they also have a community outreach...
Sithand'Izingane on YouTube

Sithand’Izingane on YouTube

In June – July 2014, 2 volunteers from the Netherlands joined our project for 4 weeks. Sjors & Sam Ruijters worked at the project, joined our Sithand’Izingane family and had their once in a lifetime experience. Sjors & Sam worked together with the local people, and joined the after care...
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VOLUNTEERS FOR THE PROJECT

Sithand’Izingane care project is very proud when we look at our Volunteers from abroad. Volunteers from the Netherlands; Germany, Belgium but also some local volunteers are travelling to South Africa and join the project for some weeks or even months. Social Work students, Educational students, Food & Health skills, youth with computer skills, but also...