Madiba Magic!

Our family spent their time today helping out at the Hillbrow Clinic for the day… our friends at the Rehab Unit had put on a real treat for the community. The theme was TOUCH 1000 LIVES. We handed out blankets, beanies and food and then had a super delicious lunch together… and there was super fun entertainment! It was...

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Showing love in the brokenness

As we were arriving home from church, about a block away from our home, there was a large crowd gathering. I got Trish to drop me off and went to see what was happening. I noticed that a man was standing on the 8th floor ledge of a building. The windows behind him to gain access back into the building were closed. People were just...

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Human Trafficking Workshop

Today saw the meeting together, at our very conveniently-placed and generously-offered Lutheran Church meeting room, of 15 people from places including Durban, Cape Town, Bertrams, Hillbrow, London, USA, Midrand , Brixton and Norwood, to have combined conversations about HUMAN TRAFFICKING around the world, but specifically...

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Thoughts from Hannah

Hannah has been telling me about what her friends eat on a daily basis. Most of her friends do no get breakfast or lunch. They eat 2 packs of R1 puff ball chips during the day to keep away the hunger and then normally only have pap and sauce for dinner. She thinks we should do something about this. I agree!

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What a Magnificent Library!

Today we visited the enormous and recently renovated Joburg Central library, cnr of President and Sauer streets…Wow! What an amazing place for kids in the city to use after school for homework, extra reading, projects etc. Their music section was not yet up and running but they have 2 free art classes for kids as part of...

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Paying It Forward…

Today was a day of paying it forward! As a result of a group of our friends painting and kitting out a room at the Hillbrow Clinic rehab section a few weeks back, those same OT and speech therapy staff who had received the gift, paid it forward to the CENTRAL  METHODIST CHURCH creche staff today, by starting a 3-day workshop in...

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