Eight years ago, Werner Fourie, a successful optometrist, established a nonprofit organisation called Project Cat-Eye to help people who couldn’t afford eyecare. Whilst assisting an elderly lady to test her eyes and give her new glasses, he asked her what she was excited about most, now that she would be able to see properly. Her answer was: “I cannot wait to read my Bible again for the first time in 40 years. Today has changed [...]
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They are strong, selfless, brave and kind. They are caring, humble and encouraging. Just like the local Protea flower - these women flourish despite harsh, dry and mountainous terrains. Women form the backbone of our community. August is National Women’s Month and Valcare is once again honouring the fierce females who make the Paarl valley and surrounding areas a better place. They are the Proteas of the Valley. We’re talking about the hope carriers, [...]