Lunch! Lunch! Lunch!

After a long day of hard work, our volunteers and staff really deserve a good lunch. Whilst they are busy in the garden or with other centre activities, one or two volunteers will be busy preparing a meal for them. During lunch we normally have an informal meeting to plan the next day, and to…

Section 21 Registration

Our Section 21 registration has been finalized! Registering our own company was a new and exiting venture for me. When we were called for training to understanding what it was all about, we were all happy and seeing ourselves entering a new era. The centre has changed our community members’ lives. Children use the centre…

A New Approach to Gardening

Learning about permaculture is like an adventure for us. After our permaculture workshop, we couldn’t wait to get home and put what we had learnded into practice. We are starting to put the model we designed for the centre into practice. Many people at the centre and in the community are very surprised about the…

Bottle Collection

We are still collecting and we will be paying our neighbours another visit soon. We needed lots and lots of 2L plastic cold drink bottles for our premaculture garden. We had to drive around the neighbouring villages and collect from dump sites. We managed to collect a lot, but not enough to finish the whole…

Micro Business Training

Visiting Aganang municipality for our PTO application was worthwhile. While there I met a young man by the name of Mokgadi Matome. I introduced myself and told him about my occupation. He was very interested in what we do for the community and told me that he was from Trident Institute and are offering skills…

Movies

Most of the children in our community visit our centre, Re a itirela Waschbank Community Centre. They are here everyday, and it has become their play ground. They come to practice their computer skills, to play soccer, to play with the toys and puzzles, and to watch movies. Sometimes, I show them funny cartoon movies…

Musical Performance

On the 30 April 2011, we held a musical performance at the centre. There were three groups of dancers from Waschbank, Kalkspruit and Ga- magongoa. We organized a DJ for music. A small entrance fee was charged to pay the DJ. Mildred our admin assistant volunteer collected fees at the entrance. Titus and Mildred took…