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Events

What's Happening? Stay updated with the latest conferences, workshops, training opportunities, fundraisers and celebrations presented by Valcare, our members and industry partners. June 2018 8 June 2018 - Social worker network breakfast event, in partnership with Khula Development Group 15 June 2018 - Valcare Volunteer Management Training 16 June 2018 - Youth Day 19 June 2018 - Khula Development Group Tour 20 June 2018 - QIS People Care Training July [...]

By | May 22nd, 2018|Events|0 Comments

Western Cape Organisations Collaborate for Child Protection Month

The Drakenstein Child Protection Programme is uniting local organisations to empower, uplift, educate, and raise awareness during May for Child Protection Month and Child Protection Week from 27 May to 4 June 2018. Various organisations that form part of the Drakenstein Child Protection Programme are acting as a united voice, implementing updated group policies, hosting training workshops, implementing child-focused campaigns, running projects to raise awareness and wearing and displaying the symbolic green ribbons, to name a [...]

By | May 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

10 Ways to Raise Awareness for Child Protection Month

The month of May is child protection month in South Africa and this year child protection week is celebrated from 28 May to 4 June 2018. Valcare members, KIN Culture and KiBWE have also successfully registered the very first World Foster Day that will be celebrated on 31 May 2018. Here are 10 ways of  how your organisation, church or business can celebrate the value of children and create awareness for child protection during May: 1. [...]

By | May 1st, 2018|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments

Valcare Member Needs | May 2018

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” - Charles Dickens Valcare's member organisations face many challenges, and each organisation usually has a long list of needs in order to serve the people that form part of their initiatives. Here's a summary of the needs that we've received from our members for May 2018. How can you help? Praying Volunteering Donating Gifts in Kind Donating Financially May 2018 Member Organisations' [...]

By | May 1st, 2018|Noticeboard|0 Comments

Collaboration Enables a Brighter Future for Klapmuts

A second Valcare in Action event was hosted by Valcare on Tuesday 24 April 2018 in the form of a Klapmuts walkabout. The gathering saw a group of 75 role-players take to the streets of Klapmuts to catch a glimpse of what is already happening in this vibrant and growing community. It also opened conversation to discuss and discover its inherent potential and to explore future possibilities. Collaboration unlocks opportunities A theme that came across [...]

By | April 30th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Valcare’s first Amazing Race Unites and Inspires

80 people. 8 teams. 4 communities. 20 project experiences. It’s officially been 15 years since Valcare opened office in Paarl on 1 April 2003. To celebrate, the organisation hosted its first annual networking event in the form of an Amazing Race. The objective? To introduce the people, projects and partners that form part of the Valcare network to one another, but in a fun and immersive way. A networking event with a twist The Valcare [...]

By | April 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Valcare Member Needs | April 2018

"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." - Helen Keller Valcare's member organisations face many challenges, and each organisation usually has a long list of needs in order to serve the people that form part of their initiatives. Here's a summary of the needs that we've received from our members for April 2018. How can you help? Praying Volunteering Donating Gifts in Kind Donating Financially April 2018 Member Needs [...]

By | March 27th, 2018|Noticeboard|0 Comments

The Benefits of being part of the Valcare Membership Network

Valcare Membership Basics Valcare has a thriving membership network with more than 200 like-minded organisations and projects in the Paarl valley and surrounding areas, which contribute to and gain from our collective efforts to activate and enable social change in community. Who can become a Valcare member? All NPO / NGO / charity organisations and projects who adhere to Valcare’s values and ethos and who will contribute to the combined efforts and strategy of the [...]

By | March 26th, 2018|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments

Valcare’s Amazing Race Networking Event – 13 April 2018

A journey of discovery, networking and inspiration It's officially 15 years since Valcare opened office in 2003, and to celebrate, Valcare is organising an Amazing (G)race. It will be a fun-filled morning that will introduce our stakeholders to some of the people, projects and partners that form part of the Valcare network. Teams will race against the clock to complete a series of assignments as they make their way from one point to the next. Along the way, [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Valcare’s Amazing Race Networking Event – 13 April 2018

Story of Hope: From Rebellious Youth to Paint Warriors

In 2017 the Christian NGO, Monte Christo Miqlat (MCM), launched a new drama and writing school at the Tiffany’s Community Care Centre in Paarl East. From a group of about 30 identified youth at risk, 14 teenagers decided to join the creative programme and were enthusiastic and engaged. But, there was a bunch of gang-related boys that had absolutely no interest in joining any of the programmes. They were sceptical, aloof and apathetic. Meanwhile, the [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|Stories of Hope|Comments Off on Story of Hope: From Rebellious Youth to Paint Warriors