Get Hannah’s friends back to school

Let Hannah’s friends go back to school We have asked the Centre for Child Law to intervene to help get some of Hannah’s friends back to school. They keep being put out of school each month because their parents cannot pay school fees. They are now being prevented from writing exams and getting their marks. Here is an...

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Looking Back

Well, the past three weeks since we returned from a wonderfully refreshing holiday down at the coast (thanks to 2 special friends!) have been very interesting firstly in terms of relationship building and secondly, in getting our volunteer flat ready to be used. In the first week, 10 -16 September, we successfully tried out the...

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A great day with the NCCB office staff

Today a team from the New Covenant Church Bryanston (NCCB) office came out with some furniture for our volunteer flat and also joined us for the memorial service for a little 6 year old child who died when he fell from the 10th floor. It was a memorable day full of fun, joy, laughter and also some very touching moments. Here are...

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Hillbrow Clinic Visits

The last week has seen our family make use of the nearby Hillbrow Clinic on two separate occasions: Friday 7 Sept: Rachel had some kind of painful gum infection it seemed and so, having heard of up to 5 hour waits anywhere inside the Clinic, we nervously sat down at 7.10am at the back of a queue numbering about 25 people who were...

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Hannah and Rachel’s surprise

We are back from a wonderful holiday today and got this supprise at our door… a card for Hannah and Rachel from their friend Martha. It read “Hey guys… We missed you guys, just 10 days gone and missed you. We can’t wait to see you. I am excited that you guys are comming back, from Martha.” As a Dad, I...

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Carte Blanche comes to Visit!

Today a team from Carte Blanche came out to film the story of our move here. We were excited about the great opportunity to tell the story of the poor and to share our ideas about transforming the city and nation. They interviewed Nigel, Hannah and me. Tomorrow they will be filming us in all sorts of different places around our...

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