TAFTA on Ridge Fete

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Join us on Saturday, 4 June 2016 at the TAFTA on Ridge Fete. Where: TAFTA on Ridge, 51 East Street, Overport Time: 8am until stock sold out There will be many different tables selling various items such as; shoes, clothing, cosmetics, books, wool and much more. Boerewors rolls and a tea garden will keep you refreshed and ready to shop up a storm! Come and shop and support a worthy cause!!! Should you have any queries or wish to drop off donations please phone 031 208 4175.
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TAFTA Golf Day – a great day had by all

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It was an amazing day of Golf at the annual TAFTA Golf Day at the Beechwood Golf Course. The participating teams were energized and geared up to play golf for our wonderful cause. We would like to congratulate the following teams for their outstanding achievements: 1st Prize went to the Grindrod Team 2nd prize went to the Snooze U Win Team 3rd prize went to the Bay Union Team The longest and straightest drive went to Mr. Kenny Graney from the AVIS team. We would like to take this opportunity […]
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Mandela Day 2016

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Looking for something to do for Mandela Day? Why not spend your 67 minutes on 18 July  helping the elderly residents of TAFTA. Our Service Centres each have a wish list of items and odd jobs that they desperately need in order to keep making the lives of elderly residents more pleasant. Painting, tree felling, new desks, office filing cabinets and curtains are just a few of the things. Click here to see the Primrose Service Centre wishlist. Click here to see the wishlist for the Ray Hulett House. Click […]
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Join the TAFTA trail run

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The TAFTA trail run will be held on 23 October 2016. Save the date and make sure you are there to join in on the fun! Thanks to Riverside Trail for organising this fun event for us. Check back for more details closer to the time.
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End to unauthorised grant deductions a sign of relief for the elderly

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The recent press release by the Minister of Social Development is a ray of sunshine after many many months of frustration, heartache and disappointment experienced by pensioners who have had money illegally deducted from their pensions. The Minister announced the publication of the revised Regulations to the Social Assistance Act. This will put an end to the tide of unauthorised and unlawful deductions and ensure better control of Sections 21 and 26A which deals with the payment environment. In her media statement, Minister Dlamini mentioned several cases investigated by her […]
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TAFTA Annual Golf Day

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Come and enjoy a good day of golf and know that you have made it possible for TAFTA to provide nutritious meals for hundreds of elderly people. Entry fee: R4000 Format: 4 Ball alliance, 2scores to count For more information and sponsorship opportunities contact Nicole – 031 332 3721 or idpr@tafta.org.za
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Workshop: Holistic perspectives in dementia care

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Join us for a workshop on the holistic perspectives in dementia care (CPD points to be awarded, pending approval). When: Wednesday 18th May 2016 Where: Anna Conradie Service Centre, 42 South Beach Avenue, Durban, 4001 Time: 7:30 to 16:00 Cost: R 150 per person (includes notes and refreshments) Professionals in the field, caregivers and family members of those affected by Dementia or Alzheimers are invited to attend our workshop. Topics to be covered include: Psychological Impact of placement on the Dementia sufferer ( Evelyn Heunis) Engaging the Dementia Sufferer ( […]
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TAFTA Fun Walk

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The recent TAFTA fun walk/run was a huge success, thanks to our wonderful supporters and friends who came out to join in the fun. We were very lucky to have  clear blue skies – the perfect weather to enjoy a morning out on the beach promenade. Great fun was had by all who attended, especially those who wore their funkiest socks for the occasion. Congratulations to our winners Joseph Mangluwaye who won the 5km and Liz Gallias who won the 2km.  A special thank you goes out to all our […]
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Pension increases unlikely to beat inflation

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Take home pay continues to increase, but pension increases are slowing, with retirees facing below-inflation increases because investment returns are sluggish. According to the latest Bankserv/Africa Private Pension Index (BPPI), the average nominal annual increase in private pensions was 7.8 percent in February – to R5 992 per month –compared with 9.1 percent increase in take-home pay. Mike Schussler, chief economist at Economists.co.za, says it is unlikely that pension increases will continue to beat inflation, because equity market returns are barely out-performing inflation and interest rates are just above inflation. […]
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