Mother Teresa – Do it anyway poem

People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway. If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you. Be honest...

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How we came to pay a living wage…

About 3 years ago, our domestic worker came to us and asked for time off to take her child to the dentist. I decided to go with her to the visit. The child’s teeth were rotten and the dentist asked “Why is your child not brushing her teeth?”, To which our domestic worker devastatingly replied “I can’t...

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Hillbrow Sleep Out in Solidarity with the Homeless

Keep this date: 16 June 2013 Stand in Solidarity with the homeless in Hillbrow. It is going to be loads of fun – as we eat, laugh, share stories and get some sleep (not so much) together – Details to follow shortly! PS. 17 June is a public holiday – so come and make a night of it.<br />We are going to need...

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Visit to Liliesleaf

We celebrated Daniel’s birthday today with a visit to Lilies Leaf Farm – where the Rivonia trialists were captured on the 11 July 1963. What a great museum. The exhibitions were fun and engaging for the children and inspiring and moving for the adults. I am finding regular visits to our museums keep reminding me that...

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Opportunities at our learning centre

In May 2012, my wife and I moved together with our 5 children to Hillbrow, Johannesburg, South Africa. We began to see what we could do to bring healing to our community. We have rented a second flat in the block where we stay and use it in the mornings to home-school our children. In the afternoons, we are trying to make it...

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Story on us in May 2013 Oprah Magazine

For those who missed it, here is the article that appeared in the May issue of Oprah magazine Click below Link to Oprah Article on Nigel and Trish

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