Village Heights Community Centre.
This is a working relationship with Village Heights
Report for April 2016.
Gift of Hope
As for the crèche it seems like its taking shape slowly. The kids may be few but it works out well for Veronica and myself with our busy days we can only afford to look after the ones we have. We said goodbye to Martin a very committed Projects Abroad volunteer and good with our five kids. A couple of days later Cecelia left and only one more week before Lauren is to leave. Thank you to all the Projects Abroad volunteers who come to VHCC.
The library has become very busy. With all the research that the high school kids had my phone is taking the fall for it. The books that we received in January from Capricorn
library have been a great help. The new hand books for Grade 8 to12 has information that is needed in some of their subjects and they find them very useful. In just a few
days back at school the kids are loaded with work.
Cyrus Jal from Australia came to join us this month when Lauren left. He will be here for 12 weeks altogether.
Prospur Spar, Plumstead
Once again lots of bread and rolls for the kids brought by Deen Singh (Projects Abroad) whose family are related to the owners of the Spar. We again thank Prospur Spar for
Delivery continues once a week with a bag or 2 of porridge. Even with the public holidays that we had, they then will come the day before or the day after. Thank you very much Pollsmoor Outreach Programme.
Zandvlei Trust (ZVT)
Transport was provided by ZVT to go to the Birdathon at the False Bay Nature Reserve on the 16th April. Sharon made arrangements with the driver to be there on time. He
was still more than late eventually fetch us at 08h15 instead of 07h15. We were a group of 20. Stephen Granger City Environmental Resource Management bought the group
food, as we were late for the armbands when we registered and did not qualify for fish and chips. Veronica and myself had a table provided by the City with our displayed
knitted animals for sale. Something new for the people so next year we hoping to sell more than 3 items. We decided to put on brave faces and each one in the group
became friends with the snakes and had them on our necks.
City of Cape Town
ZVT applied to the TMF for the Upcycling Waste Project with a proposal and we got the thumps up. Letters of support from Ashieff Khan the Manager of False Bay Nature
Reserve and Stephen Granger - Environmental Resource Management, Business Manager assisted for the application. So our 1st workshop will start the 03 May 2016.
VHCC organised a hike up Lions Head. We have a MOU with CTEET so for the transport we needed was paid for. We took 15 in the 1 mini bus taxi and Peter Slowe from Projects Abroad paid for the other mini bus so we could take an additional15. Thank you Anthony for your support. Peter paid for the fish and chips we bought on our way home, as climbing up and down the mountain made us hungry.
April has been a busy month for the Centre. The kids had a busy time and went places they never had been before.
Gavin has a busy year ahead for him as he helps with the admin, the webpage and now also took on the project management of the Upcycling Waste Project with Amy Rusch. More long hours in front of the computer for him.
For every one at VHCC take advantage of the public holidays because all the days will become busier as we have a long schedule in the months ahead. So what do we say
APRIL IS OVER AND HAS FUFILLED ITS NAME.
A P R I L
Appreciate Positive Receive Indigenous Livelihood.