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Enjoy a beautiful morning walk along our beachfront on 26 October 2016. Meet at the Durban beachfront amphitheatre for a 9am start. Entrance is free! Meet with other survivors, network and gather information from service providers within the health industry. Please RSVP to Ateesha on 031 332 3721 or by 20 October 2016.  

[September 15, 2016]

No budget cuts for NPOs this year, MEC promises

Source: The Independent on Saturday Tanya Waterworth The KwaZulu Natal MEC for Social Development, Weziwe Thusi, has prmised that “in the current financial year there will be no budget cuts for NPOs”, but that the department will be embarking on a rationalisation process. She made the statement yesterday at a press briefing in Durban, following growing alarm raised by the NPO sector that their subsidy budgets were going to be slashed at the end of this month, which could result in the crippling of social services across the province. Thusi […]

[September 5, 2016]

TAFTA’s Got Talent

For the last few months Tafta has been running an internal Tafta’s Got Talent competition, where residents were encouraged to show off their talent by knitting and stitching garments and toys and other crafts. The competition came to an end on 25 August at a prize giving ceremony where the winners were awarded with prizes and certificates. The items made for this competition will entered into an external regional and national competition called Pretty Things for Little Things in association with Age in Action. Well done to all our participants.

[August 29, 2016]

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 […]

[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

[August 1, 2016]