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Femada Shamam, Chief Executive Officer of Tafta

Message from the Chief Executive Officer

As our country prepares for the inevitable announcement of more stringent measures by the Government of South Africa, I’ve had to make a few difficult decisions to ensure the prioritisation of our elders’ welfare during this difficult time. With immediate effect, the Tafta management team has made the following decisions that I ask you to please honour as we navigate the difficult days ahead: Our homes will no longer be open to any visitors, including immediate family members of elders. If you have family members in our buildings and are […]

[March 23, 2020]

Fire damaged room

Help pours in for fire victim

We extend our immense gratitude to generous Durbanites who came to the rescue of a Tafta John Conradie House resident whose television set spontaneously combusted on Thursday evening, causing a fire to break out in his room at around 9.30pm that evening. “We sent out the appeal on Friday, which coincidently was Valentine’s Day, and called on Durbanites to please help us restore the elder’s room and assist him with much needed clothing and flat contents including crockery, a table and television set,” said Tafta CEO Femada Shamam. R15 000 […]

[February 17, 2020]

Top Dogs spread the love

The elders from Tafta on Ridge had some very special visitors from Top dogs. There’s no better way to kick off the month of love than to spend time with these amazing furry friends. The emotions on display are so special. Thank you Top Dogs! We can’t wait for your next visit.

[February 10, 2020]

Our first old school drive-in movie night for 2020

We are so excited to host our very first old school drive-in movie night of the year on 6 March. Movie: Jumanji (1995) Date: 06 March 2020 Time: 06:00 PM Place: The Durban Country Club Admission: Picnic Seating: R100 per person Drive-In: R220 per car GET YOUR TICKETS NOW. To book, go to Remember, this is a charity evening to raise funds for the elderly, ALL proceeds go to TAFTA. Contact or call 031 332 3721 for more information.

[February 7, 2020]

Festive Fun – thanks for the joy you give

From the first of our festive Christmas lunches at St Martin’s Village on 25 November, right through to the final eight lunches on Christmas Day, our elders were touched by the love of generous supporters like you! Thank you so much to everyone who sponsored one or more lunches for elderly in need. We can’t tell you how eagerly our elders look forward to this annual ‘treat’ . . . especially those who have no families of their own, and who would otherwise not be part of any special celebration. […]

[February 6, 2020]