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Mandela Day Continues…

February 8, 2016

Although Mandela day took place on the 18th July 2015, many have been inspired to continue giving, sharing and serving. We appreciate all the donations that have come in. it greatly enables us better meet the needs our women and children in fighting the battle against Gender Based Violence. We would like to acknowledge everyone

Mandela Day

February 8, 2016

The Saartjie Baartman Centre is privileged to say that this year we have received great support from various organizations, companies, and individuals in celebration of Mandela Day. Many individuals and groups chose the Saartjie Baartman Centre as the place to share their time, gifts and love this Mandela Day. We would like to say a

Shoprite Checkers #actsofwarmth campaign

February 8, 2016

Liezle van der Westhuizen from KFM came through and handed out winter warming gifts for the women and children staying at the shelter. By Beverley Houston See Pictures Below

Magnet Theatre visits SBCWC

February 8, 2016

The Magnet Theatre visited the shelter on the 15 May 2015 to expose young children to the world of theatre. This was a new experience for our children. The cast did not disappoint their young audience, who were engrossed in this wonderful art form. They explored the theme ”My Home” which the children related to very well.

ECD Easter Program for children at SBCWC

February 8, 2016

This Easter, Dilshaad Esau, the ECD practitioner at the Saartjie Baartman Centre engaged the children in creative activity. Part of the program was to make puppets and toys, by recycling material that would ordinarily be thrown away. The children had a great time in the program. See some of their work below:

Volunteer donates to SBCWC

February 8, 2016

Last week Friday, the intake team in the empowerment program had to say goodbye to Heather Lodahl, an American Social Work volunteer from Texas. Prior to Heather’s arrival, she raised funds along with family and friends to bring a gift to our centre where she would serve our communites. While working in the intake program,

16 Days of Activism

February 7, 2016

The Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children would like to thank all those who participated during the 16 days of activism, in working alongside the SBCWC to speak out against abuse, in pampering our women and children and for all your love and support. Again we would like to acknowledge Coca-Cola and would like

Coca-Cola donates to SBCWC

February 7, 2016

On the 28th November 2014, Coca-Cola donated gifts to the centre and to the children residing in our shelter. Not only did Coca-Cola donate many lovely gifts including toiletries, towels, food, cleaning material and party packs, they also gifted the children with a ‘fun day’ involving braai, a jumping castle and music. All of our

SBCWC children receive gifts

February 7, 2016

Thank you to ‘Heart Radio’, ‘New Kids on the Block’, and to ‘Game’, for the new toys that were donated to the children in our shelter on Friday 14th November 2014. On the 17th November 2014, the grade 4 A class from Fairview Primary school also donated gifts to the children at our centre by