Waschbank Soccer Celebration

It was the first time black people sat together with white people in Waschbank village. The visitors were welcomed by the traditional dancing girls and Acrobats boys. Waschbank soccer field now looked like a stadium after Class Act donated the stands and goal posts. The Waschbank Induna Mrs Bambo came along with Chief Carnation Maraba…

Library

The library at our centre is being well used. Adults, teenagers and children come in to take the books out. I like working at the centre, welcoming and talking to the people from the community who come to use the centre and it’s facilities. I usually show them the library, where they must go and…

Setting up Craft Businesses

At all four sites people spoke about the need for developing and strengthening local crafts – the older generation are concerned about this practice dying out, and many see crafts as a possible business opportunity. Everyone thought it would be good to start our crafts initiative around the 2010 World Cup. Initially, the Community Based…

Manage Youth Get Motivated!

Youth can improve their chances and their future possibilities. Many black students in rural areas fail because they are not motivated. The community centre provides them with library facilities and a place of study. The centre has young matriculants, who volunteer to help them with their homework, assignments and projects, to prepare for the exams.…

Care and Support

We know that many Gogo’s (Grandmothers) are left alone by their own families and their close relatives. They have no one to look after or to turn to pleading for help. The community centre wants our older people to have a healthy lifestyle. The centre is making it possible for our Gogo’s to start the…

Craft Sharing

After I came back from a training workshop, I had to share my experience and knowledge with my crafts ladies. They were very excited to learn and couldn’t wait to get to work. What I enjoy seeing, is when they share stories and ideas whilst busy sewing. This actually helps them talk about their problems,…