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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.

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[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 […]

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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]