Three different activities for Mandela Day on 18th June 2018 :

  • The kids had to clear up the vegetable garden in the afternoon and planted the plants they received when visiting Kirstenbosch as part of the Eco-buddies outing coordinated by Zulfa Booth of CTEET (Cape Town Environmental Education Trust). They had previously had an outing to the Aquarium which they absolutely loved. The learners selected for Eco-buddies have to earn the right to go on outings by working in the vegetable garden.
  • ELRU asked if they could use the VHCC facility and came from 11h00 to 13h00. The function was mainly women from Die Gat – on “Community Safety Awareness” and addressed by a Constable Adams from Mitchells Plain;
  • Deen Singh who was for many years headed the building project section for Projects Abroad, arrived unexpectedly with a French girl who was a former volunteer with Projects Abroad. . She specially requested Deen to take her to VHCC with 2 friends. They made lunch for the kids. About 50 kids were fed, but because some shooting was heard they had to leave in a hurry.

This last Tuesday the kids could go to surfing again after a long break mostly during the holidays as there was no shooting on Monday and Tuesday until Wednesday afternoon.