KES 40 hours Community Outreach 2014

KES 40 Hours Community Outreach 2014    Five grade nine students returned this year again for KES’s 40 hour community service program. They picked up where they left off last year at TLC oldage home. Their weeklong stay at Kwalata, ranged from alien plant control in the Dinokeng Game Reserve to  community outreach projects in Kekana…

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New Cricket Oval Hammanskraal

Exciting News! This week, a brand new cricket oval was opened right next to Mandela square in Hammanskraal.  Brian Lara, the West Indies, left-handed Batsman celebrated Tshwane’s official opening of the oval. Honoured guests, with the likes of Dr. Ali Bacher and Fanie de Villiers attended the launch of community cricket. The state of the…

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“Thanks to all the for being part of the development of the TLC Old Age Home”

A very successful Mandela Day was spent at the Tender Loving Care Old Age Home to celebrate the living legacy of Nelson Mandela Please follow this link for our photo report

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TSC Community Outreach

Students and Lecuturers from Tshwane South College visited the Tender Loving Care Old Age Home in Mandela Village, Hammanskraal on Monday. By participating in service projects, the students were able to forge bonds with each other, as well as members of our community. They participated in events such as hanging and varnishing new doors and making lunch for…

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Science Unlimited Alive!

1974  students from schools in Johannesburg and Pretoria as well as schools in the communities around Kwalata were hosted for three funfilled days at ScienceUnlimited 2014. Please send a mail to jenny@kwalata.co.za should you wish to receive a copy of the final report.  Our thanks to the sponsors for making it happen.  Follow this link to view…

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Computers Arrive at St Camillus

“A picture paints a thousand words” St Andrews school, Florida, have delivered their computers to St Camillus. They are teaching 80 learners and 20 teachers  the basics in Microsoft Exel, Word, Power Point, Paint, Photobooth, iMovie, keyboarding, mouse and iPad skills over the next few days.   Click here to see more photographs from the first…

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Kwalata Certified by Fair Trade

www.kwalata.co.za The aim of Fair Trade Tourism is to make tourism more sustainable by ensuring that the people who contribute their land, resources, labour and knowledge to tourism are the ones who reap the benefits. We do this by growing awareness about responsible tourism to travellers; assisting tourism businesses to operate more sustainably; and by facilitating…

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WITS – African Rock Python Research

Prof Graham Alexander – University of the Witwatersrand Graham has also launched a collaborative project:  “During 2010, May was the month when things got really frantic. We were finding mating pairs every few days, and we expect more of the same this year.” During this time, male Puff Adders move great distances searching for mates and are…

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Kwalata hosts Science Unlimited EXPO 20-22 May 2014

ScienceUnlimited is a successful national mass-participation science education & awareness project that comprises (1) a scheduled programme of curriculum-aligned science, maths and technology shows, workshops, demonstrations and lectures and (2) the interactive ScienceUnlimited exhibitions. It opens a window on the fascinating applications of the sciences so that learners and educators grasp the relevance of science-…

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Thanks St Stithians

Pupils from St Stithians College visited our community in February 2014.  They interacted with residents at the TLC Old Age home, planting vegetable seeds and weeding the vegetable tunnels, painting the new dormitory as well as sharing a meal and some card games.   Click here to view StStithians visit in pictures

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