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Resident evicted from John Conradie House

The Association for the Aged (Tafta) confirms that Mr Glen Chapman, an occupant of Tafta’s John Conradie House, is in the process of being evicted from the home following an extensive 3 year long legal process which was argued on 2 August 2018 in the Durban High Court. The Court granted an eviction order in favour of Tafta but it was suspended for 3 months to, amongst other things, afford Mr Chapman additional time to find alternative accommodation. After three months and in October of this year, the Court granted […]

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[October 16, 2018]

Tackle the Trails in support of Tafta’s Festive Drive

Entries have just opened for Tafta’s signature Trail Run, to be held at the Virginia Bush Nature Reserve in Durban North on Sunday, 18 November. The annual event, which is planned along an eco-route to appeal to fitness enthusiasts of all ages and fitness levels, also heralds the launch of our annual Festive Drive to collect Christmas “cheerboxes” of essential toiletries for elders. So by participating, you’ll not only enjoy a morning’s fun exercise – you’ll also help make it a happier festive season for elder people in our homes […]

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[October 9, 2018]

Tafta benefits from vintage motor show, Concours d’Elegance

Record numbers of classic motoring enthusiasts converged on the Durban Country Club in August for the prestigious regional Concours d’Elegance, Durban’s first classic vintage motor show. Proceeds from the show were donated to Tafta recently, when organisers Mr John Aritho and Mr Avish Maharaj handed over a R10 000 cheque to our CEO Femada Shamam. Said Aritho, “Tafta was identified as the charity beneficiary by Concours d’ Elegance Durban – both in celebration of the organisation’s 60 years of existence, and to illustrate our commitment to recognising and celebrating an […]

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[October 5, 2018]

Fundraiser Car Wash

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[October 4, 2018]

Thank you for being you!

If there’s one thing we can count on, it’s the generosity of Tafta’s amazing friends and supporters! A huge thank you to everyone who chipped in recently to ensure needy elders receive good, healthy meals every day . . . as well as warm clothing and blankets, and badly needed toiletry items such as body wash, aqueous cream and toilet paper. So far, 2018 has been a tough year, with several fuel price hikes pushing up the price of everything from public transport to basic groceries. Whilst many people are […]

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[October 1, 2018]