Free Art Classes!

Today I took 5 girls from the block (together with Hannah and Rachel) to the free art class on a Saturday at the Joburg Central Library from 9.30 to 12.30am. So meaningful to know that we made a difference to their weekend, and that they really enjoyed the opportunity to experiment with art. Look forward to doing this many more...

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The Violin?

So yesterday at the Hillbrow Music School, 9 year old Rachel Lee Branken started learning the … violin!! Surprise, surprise! I asked her why she had chosen that instrument since we had decided together that she would start the recorder with a view to changing to flute later on…she said she just woke up one morning and...

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A Visit from USA and Canada…

Interesting day spent with a group of overseas volunteers who listened to all our stories, saw our new volunteers’ flat, and walked the streets with us handing out food and praying for people. Wildly inspired by a Canadian lady, Tina, who not only showed me how to use the sewing machine we have been given for our Inner City...

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Rooftop Gardens

..and the anticipation keeps growing… Today we went with 2 ladies, Nonhlanhla and Bafikile, from the area to visit a roof top garden project on the top of a building close by and also a small learning centre for kids in another building. Love making friends with people with like minds and hearts from this community! Nigel...

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Volunteers’ Flat!!

Here we are standing in what will become a much CLEANER(!) and very functional outdoor area for the community that lives in our block! We are also so excited about all the renovations soon to take place inside what will be a 2-bedroom flat, with a large lounge area which will be used as a learning facility for kids and maybe...

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