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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Busy week ahead…

Well an exciting week has started. Today we had early childhood development training at the Central Methodist Church for the crèche staff provided by the staff of the Hillbrow Clinic. It continues on Wednesday. Also on Wednesday we have a workshop on combatting human trafficking and then Thursday the moms at the central Methodist...

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Hillbrow Tours…??

Well, it seems we have begun a tour operation here on the streets of Hillbrow as people have started to contact us to find out what we are doing in this unlikely place! Here we are standing with leaders from The Crossing Church in Midrand, in front of the site that USED to be filled with rubbish…until Nigel Branken started...

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Gunpoint…!

Yesterday, Nigel was held up in his car at gun-point at about 5.30pm just around the corner from us and had his cell phone taken. He is a bit shaken but is fine. I’m grateful that he is alive and we know that God is in control. His friend came all the way out from Pretoria to offer support, and together they went onto the...

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