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13 February 2012 – Diary

February 13th, 2012 | Posted by Conny in HNO - (Comments Off on 13 February 2012 – Diary)

Today a social worker brought us a mentally disabled child that she had found in a dire situation.  His granny had passed away and his older sister was taking care of him and her own little child.  When the social worker arrived they had not eaten for a few days and she went off to …
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7 February 2012 – Diary

February 7th, 2012 | Posted by Conny in HNO - (Comments Off on 7 February 2012 – Diary)

A visit from friends from Grace church today was a good start to our new year. Colleen and her sewing ladies are old friends and Annemarie brought along her i-pad camera and showed some of the clients, that we visit in the community, pictures of themselves and this caused great hilarity. One of the families …
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January 2012 – Newsletter

January 31st, 2012 | Posted by Conny in HNO - (Comments Off on January 2012 – Newsletter)

HNO opened on the 9th to welcome the hot and dry days of mid summer.  We are missing Kgumamang and Teboho who have been enrolled in a special school in Harding, and when I say special, I mean special.  This school deals with physically disabled children who are able to follow the normal school curriculum, …
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A New Year, A New Beginning

January 1st, 2012 | Posted by Conny in HNO - (Comments Off on A New Year, A New Beginning)

As we said a sad farewell to Christopher and Lyndell Luyt and their three girls in December, we also said an unexpected goodbye to Stephanie our secretary in January, who moved to Pretoria.  But the rest of the team are back at the helm after a good break over Christmas. Carol Luyt, although carrying much …
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End of Year Update

December 28th, 2011 | Posted by Conny in HNO - (Comments Off on End of Year Update)

Dear Friends, I’d like to make mention of a number of important newsy items relating to a few of our programs and to some of our fantastic supporters. I want to be brief, so they appear in point form below: –          We would like to extend a HUGE thank-you to Anthony West and Freedom Stationery …
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Uthando South Africa in Cape Town Donates New Educational Toys to Esinqobile Children

December 24th, 2011 | Posted by Conny in Esinqobile - (Comments Off on Uthando South Africa in Cape Town Donates New Educational Toys to Esinqobile Children)

Christmas has returned to Esinqobile! We would like to thank James Fernie of Uthando South Africa and his supporters for the wonderful donation that was made by them to buy new therapeutic and educational toys for all our children at Esinqobile Therapy Centre in Bulwer. The photos below reflecting the children’s absolute bewilderment is worth …
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December 2011 News

December 7th, 2011 | Posted by Conny in HNO - (Comments Off on December 2011 News)

To all our dear friends everywhere, This year we decided to do our year end party a bit differently.  On Friday we celebrated the little graduation party for our crèche children and said goodbye to those who will be moving on to “big” school. On Tuesday the 13th December we combined our staff and disabled …
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Three Happy Days in November 2011

November 6th, 2011 | Posted by Conny in HNO - (Comments Off on Three Happy Days in November 2011)

7/11 Phillipa visited us today again. She is a new friend who is a retired physiotherapist and visits us whenever we call out in our need. One of her favourite children is Thabani. He is severely disabled in every way. Can’t talk, walk or sit on his own. His limbs are badly deformed and he …
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