September 13th, 2013
Uthando is VERY pleased to announce that LIVINGSTONE SAFARIS has committed R40 000.00 to the development of the organic vegetable garden located at the Isikhokelo Primary School in Khayelitsha to be started and run Xolisa Bangani. Earlier this year 50 trees (many fruits trees) were planted at the school with Greenpop / Ripples of Hope and Uthando. The garden will complement the trees and form an educational and very beneficial element to the school and community.
August 20th, 2013
The Stephen Perse Foundation girls from Cambridge in the UK raised much needed funding to improve sports facilities at the Lathi-tha School of Skills. Much fun was had by all during the inter-school netball game on the 19th of August when the school from the UK visited the school in Khayelitsha.
July 29th, 2013
In May 2013 at Indaba Travel Trade Show members of the national and international tourism industry voted for Uthando which went on to win the Cape Town Tourism Responsible Tourism Award for 2013. On Saturday the 27th of July Cape Town Tourism accompanied Uthando to visit the recipient projects and see first hand where the prize money was spent.
Betterchoice Gumboots Dance Project received their new sponsored uniforms. This will enable the group to perform gigs and generate income for themselves. See before and after photographs.
Dance For All received an educational grant for one of their gifted children. We visited Dance for All studios and were lucky to see the rehearsals for the Artscape Theatre evening being held this weekend.
Uthando is enormously grateful for the incredible support from so many people in the tourism industry, these initiatives are providing life changing opportunities for these children.
February 20th, 2013
An interview taking place at Zama Dance School with SA Tourism TV Crew
February 16th, 2013
Taking a SA Tourism Delegation fron Italy and TV crew to visit Zama Dance School and Thokozani Youth Choir this morning. Sent via my BlackBerry from Vodacom – let your email find you!
January 31st, 2013
I had the great pleasure of spending time with Nico and Corry Hooijmaaijer once again in Cape Town this month. Since 2008, Nico and Corry, together with their children and the Mitialto Foundation in Belgium, have been enormously supportive of Uthando and specifically Kiddies Educare, Dance for All and Neighbourhood Old Age Homes (NOAH). Uthando would like to thank them for their love and generosity over the years. In the photo is Petra from GRS Tours, which has also been a loyal and generous support to Uthando since its inception.
January 28th, 2013
Uthando is very excited to be working with an supporting Mama Zoliswa and the Isiseko Day Care Centre. Thank you to Patrick West and Jessica Pepper-Peterson for taking so many beautiful photographs of mama, the day care, and of course the children.
January 23rd, 2013
The book of short stories for the “Oldies” from Neighbourhood Old Age Homes (NOAH) is Uthando’s big project for 2013.
January 22nd, 2013
More than 70 children from the Thokozani Brothers Youth Development project are very excited about their upcoming trip around the Cape Peninsula, Cape Point and visiting the penguins at Boulders Beach, taking place on Saturday the 26th of January. Much gratitude goes to Dominique Callimanopulos from Elevate Destinations and Ikapa Tours for making this incredible initiative a reality. These children have never been to any of these areas before and they are beyond excited.
January 16th, 2013
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