Khula Stellenbosch started therapy sessions with one of our vulnerable children in our program and although the journey will take time, he has so far come to every session scheduled for him. We are really trying to encourage him to attend school regularly, but also to build on his sense of identity. He has no positive role models and is being used by some of the older boys and men to steal and misbehave. We pray God's hand will protect him.
Khula Development Group
Our Primary Care Givers at Butterfly House had their annual Outreach distributing beanies and scarves, which they knitted themselves, by wool donated by Saprotex. The two créches was Dal Josafat Daycare and Cathy's Daycare in Newtown.
Our Khula fieldworkers met a 16 Year-old learner, who dropped out of school and who was taken off the CMUS system. They started to give her some emotional support and motivated her to return to school. After some individual attention and understanding by our team, she decided to
A 10 year-old girl from Chicago, Paarl-East, who lived with her grandmother and the grandmother's boyfriend in a toilet, acquired a deep cut to her right hand. Our Explorers Co-ordinator got concerned about her and noticed that she was absent from school. She sent our two wonderful fieldworkers to go and look for her. They found the girl playing in a field across from where she lives.
We are standing in awe seeing the hand of God working in one of our Explorers' life. When she was referred to our Explorer's Program she could not draw anything but circles and mushrooms. She never made eye contact and school was overwhelming for her.