Tateni care workers have organsed Art Day for children from their three Drop-in centres. The School includes, Moretele, Tshimollo and Refentse Primary Schools. The event took place at Tshimollo Primary School, started at 10 am and finished at 13:30 pm. “We have realized that the kids are creative and love to work with their hands, and organized Art Day for them. The problem we had was that we didn’t have...
Tateni Care Workers Organised Art Day For Children
Tateni Looking forward To Celebrate Heritage Day
Tateni Community Centre is looking forward to celebrate Heritage Day. They chose to celebrate it on the 29th of September with children at the drop in centres. They are expecting less than nine children out of their 10 drop – in centres. Teachers and children are expected to wear clothes of their culture. The event is going to take place at Sediba Sa Thuto Primary School. More updates to...
Boys High Visited St Francis Drop In Centre
Boys High Visited St Francis Drop In Centre Boys High Visited St Francis drop in centre yesterday afternoon (6 September 2017) in Mamelodi West. They came to play with the kids as well as giving them gifts. The gifts include soccer balls, toys and snacks. During their visits the kids performed to entertain them with dancing and singing songs on stage. Drop in centre kids have gumboots dance team and...
Mandela Day 2017
Some impressions from the Nelson Mandela Day 2017 with Tateni. Thanks a lot for all the donations and to the volunteers!
Visit at the Environmental Centre
Tuesday and Wednesday (4 & 5th July) we visited the environmental centre in Mamelodi as a holiday program. The children learned how to treat the environmment in a sustainable way. They discussed terms like pollution, littering and recycling by playing different games.
Birthdays and Holidays
Last Friday the 30th of June we celebrated the birthday of all children who have had their birthday during the last 3 months as usual in all our Drop-in Centres. Additionally it was the last day of school before holidays. The children ate a nice meal with a cake for dessert and got party packs before they went home.
Children Growing their own Food
Yesterday we had a visitor from GoGrow at our St. Francis Drop-in Centre. Everyone got their own pot and then our kind visitor explained how to plant and grow beetroot, spinach or lettuce. All the children could choose what they want to grow and then plant it themselves. In the end they took it home, with some extra seeds in their bags. In 3-4 weeks we will see what...
Last week Tateni celebrated the Candlelight Memorial with children, teenagers and elderly with different events again. This has been a tradition in our organization as it is all over the world. Candles are lightened in rememberance of those who died of AIDS and in order to raise awareness about AIDS and HIV! Here some pictures: Also thanks to the African Methodist Episcopal Church for the kind donations!
Recycling workshop Greenpeace
On Monday Greenpeace Africa gave a recycling-workshop for our child-clients at the Saint Francis Anglican Church. The Greenpeace-team started with a play to raise the kids’ awareness of the importance of recycling. Afterwards Greenpeace provided paper and paint so that the children could draw some nice pictures of the nature. And last, but not least, Greenpeace gave every child a cap which they could take home. The children had...
After having an eye testing for all our children in the end of last year, we now had the same for the elderlys at the Tateni Office. Poor vision is often a reason for poor perfomance in school and very difficult to detect at an early stage by care givers, teachers or parents. We, as Tateni Community Care Services through our holistic approach to the children’s developmental wellbeing, have...