Linda Clinic Expansion, Zambia
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4th December: THAF created banners and provided a small snack to speakers at the Domestic Violence awareness event in KZN.2nd December: Joined African Impact volunteers at Etshaneni Creche in painting classroom and mending a area in the playground.
28th November: Participated in Livingstone's "Thanksgiving Olympics" - showing pride for our work and spreading the word about our initiatives.27th November: Raised awareness at a World AIDS Day event at a rural clinic in KwaZulu Natal.
21st November: Renovated and reconstructed some homes destroyed by a storm in St Lucia.
20th November: Renovated the Inkanyezi Creche roof
20th November: A water collection system has been implemented to provide a sustainable source of water for the learners, infants and teachers.
19th November: 30 African Impact - Thanda volunteers and Etshaneni community workers installed 700 metres of fence around a community garden.
14th November : Box of toys brought to a newly-erected creche in the rural area of Ezwenelisha.
13th November: The garden we helped erect has produced 150 spinach leaves which were harvested on just this day!
10th November: A new blood pressure machine was given to the Sipho Zungu Clinic in rural KwaZulu Natal.
9th November: A much-needed glucose monitor was donated to a diabetic child on our KwaZulu Natal home based care program
7th November: Medical supplies were given to Khula Clinic, a rural clinic in KwaZulu Natal.
4th November: Family of 5 in rural KZN were given a clothing donation, and African Impact volunteers erected a clothes line for the Gogo.
2nd November: Community day event held in Mange, KwaZulu Natal complete with activities for the local children and a dance competition with prizes.
1st November: A ‘Fun Day’ was organized at the Body of Christ Children’s centre, in partnership with volunteers from African Impact.
31st October: Stationary materials, clothing and other donations were handed over to the Mukeu School for in Limuru, Kenya.
30st October: Clothing donation was sorted and given to the Kwathu Orphanage in Livingstone.
29th October: The Maramba Old People’s home in Livingstone was fitted with brand new curtains for the rooms to provide extra privacy for the residence.
23rd October: Our intern in Zambia oversaw the donation of 83 sports jerseys and 9 trousers to the Maramba tag rugby committee.
18th October: Donations of clothing and toys were given to a needy family in rural KwaZulu Natal.
15th October: Floor at a local preschool in Jambiani, Zanzibar was smashed, leveled and re-layed to make for a safer, cleaner learning environment.
16th October: A donation of 50 blankets were given out to various partners in Cape Town, including children's homes.
14th October: A bed, made by our partners in KwaZulu Natal, was delivered to a disabled patient in the rural areas surrounding St Lucia.
10th October: Intern Johanna, located in Zambia, assisted with the erection of newly donated curtains for the Maramba Old People's Home, allowing for added privacy.
9th October: Cheshire Homes received donations of flashcards, coloured cards and memory games from our partners in Livingstone, Zambia.
8th October: A clothing donation was given out to members of the Khula Support Group in KwaZulu Natal, along with a Baby Starter Pack for one of the member's daughters.
8th October: Using generous arts and crafts donations, 100 children at the Mange Community Youth Club were able to make their very own masks.
8th October: The newly erected Baby Monitoring Room at the Karuri Health Centre opened for use on this day.
4th October: Our interns gave Dr Hasingo, who was full of gratitude, a bag full of medical supplies to the Livingstone General Hospital.
2nd October: 130 toothbrushes given out in rural KwaZulu Natal to the children of Mange Youth Group.1st October: A local organisation facilitated an award ceremony at Linda Community School, where some of our Sponsor-a-Child students got certificates for story writing.
30 September: All renovations at the Karuri Health Centre have been completed.
39 September: A home based care patient battling cancer received a bed made by our partners at African Impact, as well as a mattress for her home.
24th September: We have partnered with the African Impact Cape Town projects and Excellent Choice Girls' Soccer Academy for a 3 day youth development camp about 'making good life choices.20th September: Representatives from THAF delivered a box filled with an assortment of clothes for the residents at the Maramba Old People's Home in Livingstone, Zambia.
19th September: Our partners in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa donated a mattress to an elderly patient from their home based care programme.
17th September: Reusable bags were given out at various groups
10th September: Rugby jerseys given to the Livingstone Centre Tag Rugby Committee, to help them with their push to develop the sport in the Zambian town.
9th September: Construction began on a borehole house at the Linda Community School to help secure the water source, which is being contaminated without proper protection.
2nd September: A parachute was delivered to our partners in Cape Town which has become a huge success amongst the children of the Red Hill and Khayelitsha preschools and after school clubs.
23rd August: Murals on the walls, painted by our volunteers, in the new patients waiting bay have begun at Karuri Heqlth Centre, Kenya.
22nd August: 30 T-shirts were given to Nakatindi Community care givers and other carers in Livingstone, Zambia.
21st August: Two parcels for newborn babies were made up with lots of clothes, nappies and some more baby essentials ready to be donated to two new moms that our partners work with in KwaZulu Natal.
20th August: A massive donation of 50 baseball caps were given from a partner volunteer from Venezuela to Inkanyezi and Malibongwe Creche in KwaZulu Natal.
16th August: ECG machine, BMI calculators, catheters, syringes, needles and antibiotics were donated to the Livingstone General Hospital
15th August: - Karuri Stage 3 boasts a new floor, refurbished walls and plenty of seating for mothers and babies awaiting treatment.
9th August: 18 football kits donated to a local team on Women's Day thanks to our partners in STL.
5th August: A large donation of clothes, toys, blankets and towels went to a local Gogo and 4 children who are now on the 10 Families Programme25th July: Contractors began work on the furnishing for Karuri Health Centre, which will include benches for the centre’s waiting room.
24th July: A sign was created and fixed at one of our sponsored gardens in Ezwenelisha, KwaZulu Natal. The vegetables will be given to needy patients in the area.
July 15: Tiles for the renovation of Karuri Health Centre were delivered and approved, marking the start of building.
July 11: A whopping R2098 was raised from the St Lucia quiz night will go towards the medical projects in the local communities.
July 8: A one hour session of yoga at the volunteer house raised over R160 for Inkanyezi Crèche.
July 4: A THAF games and social night raising over R600 for Inkanyezi Crèche.
July 3: Clothes were donated to a family who had all of their clothes stolen in rural KwaZulu Natal.
July 3: Successful community meeting held in Etshaneni, confirming the imminent delivery of the fence for the vegetable garden project.
July 2: Research volunteer, Melvin, washed the Prado car at the lodge, raising R300 in sponsorship for the TEN Campaign.
July 2: Cuddly toy donations were given out at a rural clinic in KwaZulu Natal to mothers and children awaiting consultations.
June 28: Scavenger Hunt fundraiser between Thanda and St Lucia projects raising over R1100 for medical and community projects in both communities.
June 24: Yoga session held in St Lucia raises R160 for the medical outreach project.
June 21: Two families graduated from the St Lucia Nutrition Programme and were donated clothing and an indigenous tree for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
June 19: 29 brick were made for the Inkanyezi Creche Development Programme.
June 16: A donation was given for a local Youth Day celebration in KZN which included a mobile HIV testing clinic.
June 12: Volunteers began making shelves for 8 crèches in Khula Village to make the preschools safer for the students.
June 4: 9 Loads of gravel donated towards the Linda expansion build
May 30: Crutches donated to Zambia
May 24: 50 bikes donated to various local schoos in Zambia
May 3: 62 bags of rubbish collected on Earth Day by the St Lucia community and our volunteers.For our long term achievements please visit our achievements page