Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2010’

  • The Big Walk

    On Friday, 22 October the Durban beachfront was transformed when 250 LexisNexis staff members and 80 I Care staff and children walked from uShaka to Berea Rovers Club to raise money for the children in our care. The initiative forms part of the ‘LexisNexis Cares’ …

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  • A Special Treat

    During the September holidays Amanzimtoti Round Table treated seven of our ‘aftercare’ boys to a trip to Johannesburg. These boys have been successfully reunited with their families and attend schools in the Durban area. Qaphela, in picture, wrote to thank the Round Tablers for a …

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  • Umhlanga Rotary

    Rotary Umhlanga visited Umuzi at the end of last month. Rotary International are sponsoring the rehabilitation programme for one year and the local Rotarians were keen to see how I Care works to help street children. The visitors were Barry Dobson, Nettie Howard, Clive Hull, …

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  • Johannesburg

    We are currently negotiating the purchase of the Scout Hall in Brixton, Johannesburg to serve as a ‘drop-in’ centre and regional office for I Care in Gauteng. This has been made possible by a generous donation from Australia and the merger of Thembulethu Ministries from …

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  • New volunteers

    Over the last few days we have welcomed four new volunteers into our organisation. Three young ladies have joined us from the Netherlands through an organisation called Be More and the other is here on an internship through her university in Germany. Christie, Marloes, Niesje …

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  • There is a difference!

    We at I Care feel it important that the public are made aware of the difference between children who beg on the streets and actual street children. There are many beggers at street corners who have a home, a family and who attend school but, …

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  • Lexis Nexis

    We are very grateful to Lexis Nexis, the Business Research Solution people, for choosing I Care as their Social Responsibility project for the year. Their staff are committed to raising funds for us by holding an Awareness Walk for which they have been asked to …

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  • Mrs. D.C. Bain

    Our week was saddened with the death, on Wednesday, 29 September, of Mrs. Bain, aged 91. Mrs. Bain was the devoted mother of our chairman, Denise Cochrane, son Peter and daughter, Lyn and adored grandmother to many grandchildren. She will be remembered with love. We …

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