Mamelodi Youth Speak Their Dreams To Tateni Tateni Community Centre hosted a two days program at the University of Pretoria, Mamelodi Campus. The program started on Thursday and finished on Friday. The purpose of the workshop was to gather all the youth of Mamelodi together and find issues hindering them from pursuing their dreams. “We are here because we want to break the circle of poverty and see how we can help...
Mamelodi Youth Speak Their Dreams To Tateni
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...
Tateni Throws Farewell For German Friends
Tateni Throws Farewell For German Friends Tateni Community Centre had a farewell function on Monday morning (August 28 2017) for their German friends. The 2 young men Ole Ostermann and Benedikt Eichner from Germany came to South Africa for a year to do their voluntary work at Tateni. They decided ti take a gap year after their matric before they start their Engineering studies at the University. They have now finished...
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...