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Home Based Care refresher course

Each year we like to take time to refresh our hearts, brains and skills. This week kicks off our Home Based Care (HBC) refresher course. This gives the opportunity to remind ourselves of Ikhaya le Themba’s vision, mission and purpose in the community. The course covers everything from duties of a Home Based Carer to […]

Community Gardens

Clayton Mare a Pomegranate and Fig Farmer all the way from Derust near Oudshoorn, paid a special visit to our garden recently to advise and encourage the garden team. He loved what we are doing in our garden and launched into a practical lesson on how to make compost. He passed on several useful tips and […]

Love Bags Project

On Saturday we had a wonderful time with over 300 of our children, learning about how God sent the greatest gift to the world, His son Jesus Christ! We enjoyed an energetic time of worship and fun filled activities. The youth team put on a fantastic nativity play and Lutho presented an incredible memory verse: […]

A sneak peak into our Year-end celebrations

Over the past few days we have had the privilege of spending time with our Youth, Carers & Gardeners and Gogo’s, celebrating the end of the year. This is what we got up to: We had an incredible time with our Youth at the Grand West Ice Station, a welcome relief from the heat outside. […]

On the 1st October during a visit to Cape Town I had the privilege of spending the morning visiting Khayelitsha with the incredible charity, Ikhaya Le Themba. Having visited a couple of years ago, I was keen to return and volunteer in any way I could. We went with the intention of helping with teaching […]

Last year KFM delivered love to those who needed it most… Now, the journey continues. KFM have opened up nominations where YOU get to tell them about a organisation (that would be us) that needs a little help and what we require… They’ll fill their truck with the things we need most and make a very special delivery! So what […]

Indalo – ‘Gifts of Hope”

Indalo, is Ikhaya le Themba’s Enterprise Development initiative, which empowers unemployed people in Cape Town to build their own business and generate an income. They learn to produce wholesome natural chemical free skin products. We believe that by empowering people with knowledge and skills, communities can be uplifted and transformed.  Through making and selling these natural products, […]

Rakkel Imbondi visits from Namibia

Welcome Rakkel Imbondi. Rakkel arrived a few weeks ago from Aussenkher in Namibia to intern at Ikhaya le Themba for a month. She is a full time employee at the Aussenkher child care centre. The ACCC is also funded by Ikhaya le Themba (IKLT) partners Go Reefers. Through our partnership with GoReefers, IKLT has had […]