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PEOPLE & RELATIONSHIPS

20 Year Celebration and Fundraising Banquet

On Thursday 2 August we celebrated our 20th year of existence in Knysna –  Twenty years of making a huge impact in the communities of Knysna.  This was done by way of an amazing celebration and fundraising banquet held at Villa Castollini where YFC hosted 220 guests. The evening started

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How YFC became an unofficial Fire Relief Centre

The story of YFC Knysna and how we became an unofficial Fire Relief Centre….. We all went home early on the 7th of June, hating the wind and waiting for the storm to hit. We earlier during the morning talked about the fact that the road was closed towards Plett. 

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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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Knysna Fire Disaster and the role YFC are playing

It is nearly a month after “The Fire” that roared through Knysna on Wednesday, 7 June!  It started as a beautiful Winter’s day, and no-one knew what was awaiting the beautiful town of Knysna.  It feels much longer than a month, and, yes, we call the Knysna Fire Disaster, “The

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Our first Ladies Day – An annual event

2016 LADIES DAY On the 29th of October 2016 we held our first YFC Ladies Day.   We hope that this will be an annual event on our calendar.  Our focus was mainly to bless our sisters from the areas surrounding Knysna. Our theme was: “Stepping Into Your New Season”.  Just

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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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Building relationships

Working in collaboration with Good News ZA

Three years ago, in collaboration with Good News ZA, we started reaching out to the children and youth in the Karatara community.  Good News ZA is a ministry organisation directed by a Dutch couple, Theo and Jinke de Jong.  What started off as a “Holiday Kids’ Club”, held on a yearly basis, has now grown

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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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