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What to do with 1000 eggs?

What do you do when a small “fry” Movement like ours receives a telephone call to say, “We have 1 000 eggs for you?”  Naturally, you scramble to collect them! Once they were all  safely in the office we contacted…

I am Thandi, and this is MY story

(A member was asked to assist a young teenage girl who had been raped.  A wonderful relationship has grown between the member and teenage girl.  The girl is an aspiring journalist and wanted to share her story.  Her story will…

Soup-Erb Kitchens

“30% of South Africa’s children live below the food poverty line in households that do not have enough money to meet children’s nutritional needs”.  South African Child Gauge 2020, The Children’s Institute. In South Africa, most children live in households…

School Uniform Drive 2021

Our School Uniform Drive is without doubt the most exhausting and rewarding drive we have.  You might ask why exhausting?  The endless hours of collating templates and creating categories of girls, boys and sizes.  The purchasing of all the shoes…

School Uniform Drive 2020

The St Kizito year always starts with a big bang. Purchasing, packing and delivering school uniforms for the children in our programme is no small feat. Our dedicated voluneers are always up to the challenge. This year we were able…

News from November and December 2017

The months of November and December 2017 saw a flurry of activities for the children in our programme.  There was an outing to Strandfontein beach and four Christmas parties. Gifts, eats and sweet parcels were the order of the day…

Christmas Present Drive 2017

It is with much anticipation that the children and parish groups in our programme await our annual SKCP group Christmas parties. We received a wonderful donation of Bath Sprudels for inclusion in the children’s parcels.  The Christmas parties are always…

2017 Winter Blanket Drive

St Vincent de Paul Society, at St Norbert’s Catholic Church in Kommetjie, donated some beautiful blankets for the families in our Programme.  Our Cape Town winters are harsh, particular for those whose accommodation is not equipped to deal with the…

Toiletry Drive – 2017

We were able to purchase toiletries and lockable cabinets for our groups with funding received from Rotary Club, Claremont, Cape Town..  Seen here is Nomsa, from our Guguletu group, with a cabinet and toiletries.  Toiletry items are always received with…