HIllbrow New Years Eve

Below is a video is the view from our third floor balcony on new years eve at 11:55pm. It was fireworks mania. Below that I have posted a bit of the story of what happened earlier in the night. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCFw-e8J8Dc] We saw too much brokenness last night! When I arrived back from the shops in the car at about...

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Meeting Coach

Wıth Coach… He has traıned 17 world champıon fıghters and has now opened a world class gym ın Hıllbrow. Two years ago Gert was stabbed 18 tımes and left for dead on the streets. Some street chıldren helped hım and saved hıs lıfe. Thıs ıs how he ıs payıng them back #StoryOfHope — with Gert...

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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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Hannah loves looking at the crowds

Hannah, our 11 year old daughter often tells me how much she loves looking out from the balcony at the people walking by. She says it reminds her of the reason she is here… the people. It reminds me of Jesus in Matthew 9 vs 36 where it says “when he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them”. Often in life we...

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