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Truth about government subsidy cuts

The NPO sector in KZN – represented by the Provincial Welfare, Social Services and Development Forum and Director’s Network – will set the record straight regarding government subsidies for Non Profit Organisations (NPOs) at a Media Conference on Thursday 11 August at 12 noon, to be held at the Malvern Child and Youth Care Centre in Durban (11 Coniston Avenue, Malvern). Over the past few days, spokespersons of the Department of Social Development in KZN have responded with the following statements to enquiries regarding the cutting of NPO subsidies in […]

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[August 10, 2016]

Our everyday heroes

On 21 July we celebrated our everyday heroes, our Volunteers! Tafta has been fortunate to be surrounded by a community of people that give their time so freely, to do what they can to ease the suffering of others less fortunate. The appreciation we have for these dear volunteers is truly second to none. Thank you for everything that you do and say to help brighten the lives of the older people in our care

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[August 1, 2016]

#activeageing

Tafta hosted a Table Tennis Tournament at the Chatsworth Youth Centre recently. 118 members attended the event despite the cold weather. Mary Asher Centre once again emerged as reigning CHAMPIONS and also won 2nd and 3rd place titles. Members from the Illungelo Labadala centre won the awards for most improved players. Well done to all who participated and assisted on the day.

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[August 1, 2016]

Care Practitioners Course graduation

Tafta facilitated a 10 week Care Practitioners Course. The course content included 5 weeks of theory, 5 weeks of practical training and 2 written exams. Congratulations! to the 22 students that graduated, 6 of which obtained 100% aggregates. For more info on the course please contact Helen Cosnett on 031 3323721.

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[August 1, 2016]

Celebrating Dynamic Women

Women’s month is the perfect time to share stories about women who inspire and motivate us – and Tafta has its fair share among our residents, staff and volunteers. Lorraine Pretorius lives in Wentworth and is a member of our Primrose Lifestyle Centre, as well as the Happy Hearts Club. She has always had a love of sport and used to captain the local hockey team. Lorraine has been involved in the Golden Games Programme since 2011. She and her team compete in Pass the Ball and can boast having […]

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[July 29, 2016]