Village Heights Community Centre.
This is a working relationship with Village Heights
Report for May 2016.
The month of May has started and I decided instead of waiting for the end of the month to start early with my report and not wait till the last minute. I was behind for 3 months with my reports, but its also because we had a very busy time here. Making use of every second I can to get more of my work done.
We welcomed a new community volanteer Chris Bayley Of England UK. He came on Friday the 6th and will be staying with us for a week. He made an English stew today and took a walk with the boys to see Village Heights thru his own eyes. A beautifull babyshower was organined by Deen's wife and Chris for Edwina on the 14 of May. We also said goodbye to him on that day. Another volunteer Julius Oster from Germany came to join us the following week on the 13th and will be staying with us for 3 months. We again had to say goodbye to Janick from Germany who was here for 3 months on the 31th May 2016. Alistair Slowe, Peters son came to coach the boys for the tornament that he is organising and together with Cyris and Julius they played a soccer match with the boys to see their talent. Alistair also started coming 1st week to coach them and came twice with one of his players from Ghana Gigig Frances to show the boys a few tricks.
We invited other teams to play on our ground on Sunday the 8th. Our
Juniors played agaist St Pauls United from Hillview and we won.
We did a workshop with the children on Friday
before Mothers Day and we showed the kids how to make flowers from plastic
bags which were picked up from the neighbourhood. They came up with beautiful flowers. Library
was very busy, as normal, and kids also go on the regular surfing afternoons on
Tuesdays and Thursdays each week to Muizenberg, which is provided for by Projects Abroad.
The Upcycling Workshop.
Amy started her worksop with us on Tuesday the 3rd and 26 people joined in. We started to make a tree out of plastic and made nice vegetable and chicken stew and rolls the the people. Every one learned something and came up with ideas. The people were gaven some work to do well Amy is away and needs to show what they came up with the plastic when she comes back.
Gavin Lawson has not been here cause he has car problems, but we have been speaking on the phone and
I have been updating him with the progress of the Centre. He has also been busy organising
that the 3 of our boys will parcipate in the Peninsula Padde on the 5th of June
2016. Jeleel Dewee, Levi Jacobs and Ishmaail Solomons had training and
preparation with Mark Arendse from the Zandvlei Nature Reserve.
Had a meeting with Nicola, Steven's intern about the concern of the future
in Village Heights. I have guaranteed Nicola that the conflict had nothing to do with the devolpment
of the Nature Garden and the work that is due to happened in Village Heights.
MAY WAS VERY SHORT, BUT PROMISING TO STAY COMMITED, SINCERE AND LOYAL,