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Golfer encourages corporates to support Tafta Golf Challenge

Bidvest McCarthy Toyota Durban North Dealer Principal, Glenda Austin, is calling on all golfers – especially the ladies – to support Tafta’s 60th anniversary commemorative Golf Challenge, taking place at the Durban Country Club on 10 May 2018. Glenda, who will lead an all-male team and is the only female participant in this year’s event, says that as a mother and hopefully, one day grandmother, she is in full support of the Tafta Meals on Wheels service, that will benefit from the event. “Ageing is inevitable and so many families […]

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[April 24, 2018]

Dementia workshop

Please click here to download the registration form and return to Ummah Hanie Ally at intake2tafta.org.za. Registration closes 11 May 2018.

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[April 24, 2018]

Important information regarding new SASSA cards

SASSA cards can still be used until 30 September 2018. The new SASSA card will be available from 01 May 2018 to new applicants of social grants. As from May 2018, SASSA will start with changing of the old SASSA card to the new SASSA card for the existing beneficiaries. The changing of the cards will take place at venues identified by SASSA such as community halls. SASSA will let you know about the venues through radio, newspapers, community organizations, etc. Bedridden and frail beneficiaries will be provided with the […]

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[April 16, 2018]

Tafta staffer awarded CommonAge Bursary

Nirupa Kasserchun, our Fundraising Manager, has been given the opportunity of a lifetime to attend the National Care Forum Conference, incorporating the CommonAge Elder’s Forum, from 16-18 April 2018 in Berkshire, UK. Nirupa was selected as one of three Quality Compliance Systems (QCS) bursary recipients from South Africa, Malawi and Kenya respectively, given the opportunity to travel to the UK to contribute to and learn from the international ageing care community. Mat Whittingham, CEO of bursary sponsors QCS,  said, “We are proud to partner with CommonAge to support this fantastic […]

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[April 14, 2018]

Tafta Employees honoured with Long Service Awards

At our annual staff update event, held at the Durban Country Club on 6 April, two staff members were honoured for their many years of loyalty, commitment, and service to Durban’s aged. Renee Chislett, Divisional Manager of Finance, has chalked up 30 years’s service, while Carer, Nompilo Mkhize has been with the organisation for 10 years. Tafta CEO, Femada Shamam, used the opportunity to praise the dedication of both employees: “Tafta is proud and thankful to celebrate this achievement with our staff. It is said that there is no better […]

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[April 10, 2018]