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EDUCATION

Graduation at iThemba Skills Centre

On Wednesday, the 19th of June 2019, we celebrated the completion of the sewing, computer and entrepreneurial skills courses by having a graduation ceremony for the students. These courses ran from February to June. The next courses will start during the second week of July and these students will graduate

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Students accepted at Africa Skills College

Six of the 2018 Hands & Heart students have been accepted at Africa Skills College in George.  They started their tradesmen courses in October.  They are studying various courses e.g electrical, plumbing, carpentry, building, etc.  Garald and Mike went the extra mile to assist these guys to get into the

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Graduation 2018

On Thursday 22 November, we again rewarded our students during a graduation ceremony. Twelve of the Hands & Heart Skills Development Centre students graduated whilst 6 ladies from the sewing course at iThemba Skills Centre received their much earned certificates.  Most of these students also received certificates for attending Module

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My time as volunteer at YFC Knysna

A short testimony / write-up by one of our ex-volunteers from Germany – My Time as Volunteer at YFC Knysna …. “Uncle Philip asked me to write a short paragraph about my time as volunteer in Knysna.  It is now already 2,5 months since I left Knysna.  I am still

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iThemba Craft & Skills Development Centre Graduation 2016

GRADUATION DAY FOR THOSE WHO PERSEVERED IN THEIR ENDEAVOUR TO BETTER THEMSELVES Approximately 18 weeks ago, students enrolled for either a beading course, computer course or an entrepreneurial course. On 1 December iThemba Craft & Skills Development Centre had a graduation ceremony for the above students who persevered. Three students from the Beading Course, Twenty-One students from the Computer Course

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Annual outreach to the Willowdale farming community in the Karoo

WILLOWDALE OUTREACH – OUR ANNUAL BLESSING We again this year went on our annual outreach to Willowdale farming community in the Karoo.  The farms that we specifically visited i.e Volstruislaagte, Groblerskraal, Oshoek and Willowdale are located between Willowmore and Aberdeen.  We had a great time and as usual, came back more

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Graduation Business Growth Course

The graduation of our students who completed Module 1 of the Paradigm Shift Business Growth Course took place on Thursday, 22 September. The Paradigm Shift Business Growth Course accomplishes a number of goals.  Firstly, it is a way for future or existing entrepreneurs to more deeply explore practical business skills.  Secondly, it

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NEW HORIZONS FOR NEW HORIZONS

Parenting workshops are a very important part of the Family Matters project.  We like to have at least one workshop per school term.  This term we focused on New Horizons in Plettenberg Bay.  Masizame Centre in Plett put forward 9 families they felt were in need of our workshop.  Conflict

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