Likuye is quiet and reserved to the point that she would pee on her pants unless the teacher sat her on the toilet periodically. This scared child was dancing along by mid-day after a long hug. Her heart was beating rapidly and Helen held her […]
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We had our first monthly seminar with the parents of Siyaqingqa. The first step of building resilience in children is the loving relationship with the caregiver. Jaemin shared about being a good mother and Helen led a relationship building exercises. Oh the happy faces! #OLIALifestyleECD
We were asked by the Anavuyo’s family to make a video presentation for her funeral. The funeral was on March 21, 2015.
For the past six months, we have worked in the Nkanini area planting Righteous Men Assembly (RMA). We were gaining hundreds of supporters without being able to mobilize them. The 5 year old girl Anovuyo went missing on Sunday. 4 days later her chopped up and burnt […]
It has been 5 years since we left Vancouver. Sometimes, it feels much longer than 5 years, but this picture was taken on the 10th of August, 2009 at the airport to mark our departure from our home and Abohna’s birth place. Many things have […]
We don’t often think about what it means to be a family. Sometimes the aspiration to define the family happens by necessity to cope with changes that we face such as a loss or gain of a family member. I am facing one of those […]
Gaansbai Youth Leadership Seminar was postponed till October. We seized the opportunity to have an early morning staff meeting/outing in Muizenberg. We shared our thoughts, and ideas, as well as a message and heartfelt prayers.
The students in Mondeo Eco School donated their shoes for Zola children. Also, Malize (a parent in Somerset College) donated some used clothes. It was wonderful to see children being happy. Thank you Mondeo Eco School and Malize for your lovely gifts.