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Getting to know you

You made us smile. You made us think. You even made us cry. But above all, you gave us a personal glimpse of the wonderful bond that exists between young and old. Thank you to everyone who entered the Tafta Tell my Story competition. The competition, which is open to all our elders and community club members, aims to reawaken a love of storytelling and the sharing of memories. Last year, for the first time, the competition was extended to primary school children, who were encouraged to celebrate the life […]

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[February 8, 2019]

Message from the CEO

Recently, my then four-year-old accompanied me to work. I have often taken her to Tafta events and functions and have watched her interact with our elders. This particular function was held at the Mary Asher Wellness Centre – in a room of elders; she floated around generously sharing her hugs and kisses. I was amused to see her reaction to a particular gentleman. She respectfully shook his hand and within minutes she was dancing with him on the dance floor to the tunes of Mafikizolo. She was captivated by his […]

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[February 7, 2019]

Diary Dates

Thursday 21 March: Human Rights Day – Many elderly people are abused or exploited, despite our Constitution clearly stating their rights: the right to be treated equally, the right to dignity, to have access to adequate housing and food, health care and social security, and the right to access information and adult education. 16 May: Tafta’s Annual Fundraising Golf Day – Get your team together and join us for a wonderful day of social golf at Durban Country Club. 4 ball alliance, 2 scores to count. Great prizes to be […]

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[February 7, 2019]

To let

Tafta’s Langeler Towers on Durban’s South Beach: Rental Accommodation available for over 60’s. Call Tafta’s intake department on 031 332 3721 for rental enquiries.

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[February 7, 2019]

Honouring our generous supporters

Twenty three donors, some of whom have supported us for many, many years, attended our annual Donor Thanksgiving event a the Anna Conradie Wellness Centre on 22 November 2018. Included amongst them were those who have made arrangements for their support to continue into the future, by leaving a legacy to Tafta in their Will. This is such a special gesture and most sincerely appreciated, as it helps provide the financial stability that will ensure our organisation can continue for another 60 years! Other donors expressed interest in becoming involved […]

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[February 7, 2019]