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The First VisionBox Community Optometry Practice Opens in Mbekweni

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 [...]

By | July 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Watch | Valcare #RealHeroes Video: Vanessa’s Story

By | July 8th, 2019|Noticeboard|0 Comments

Proteas of the Valley 2019 | Honouring Inspirational Women

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, [...]

By | July 1st, 2019|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments

Vodacom Shop Celebrity Golf Day 2019 to Raise Funds for Good Hope Day Care Centre

13 June 2019 | Press release issued by Val de Vie Foundation 'Real superheroes live in the hearts of small children fighting big battles' The Vodacom Shop Celebrity Golf Day returns to the Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at Val de Vie Estate on Thursday 7 November 2019. This golf day aids in raising funds for the Val de Vie Foundation, whose aim is to create a better life for all in the Drakenstein [...]

By | June 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Videos

#REALHEROES SERIES A video series celebrating ordinary people who have risen up against the odds to make a real difference in their community. People who are brave, selfless and strong - the real heroes. Songelwa's Story Cathy's Story Anele's Story Xoliswa's Story Vanessa's Story

By | May 23rd, 2019|Noticeboard|0 Comments

Podcasts

World NGO Day: The Value of Nonprofit Organisations Ivan Swartz, CEO of Valcare Leani Jansen van Vuuren, PR & Communication Manager of Valcare Cape Talk Radio Interview Click here to listen Valcare's objectives and goals Ivan Swartz, CEO of Valcare RSG Radio Interview Click here to listen 16 Days of Activism: Reporting Child Abuse Jolanda van der Lingen, Relationship Manager of Valcare Mariëtte Jacobs, Managing Director of Ezrah Community Training and Development RSG Radio [...]

By | May 23rd, 2019|Noticeboard|0 Comments

Organisations Unite for Child Protection in the Cape Winelands

The Drakenstein Child Protection Programme is once again uniting local organisations to empower, uplift, educate, and raise awareness during May for Child Protection Month and Child Protection Week from 28 May to 4 June 2019. Nine nonprofit organisations currently form part of the Drakenstein Child Protection Steering Group. These organisations all work directly with child-related initiatives and some of them have been collaborating since 2017 not only during Child Protection Month, but consistently through the year. [...]

By | May 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Watch | Valcare #RealHeroes Video Series: Xoliswa’s Story

By | May 13th, 2019|Videos|0 Comments

Watch | Valcare #RealHeroes Video Series | Anele’s Story

By | May 13th, 2019|Videos|0 Comments

Valcare’s Amazing Race 2019 Creates Meaningful Connections

Valcare once again hosted an inspiring networking event to connect more than a hundred partners and nonprofit member organisations in the Cape Winelands with one another. The event took place on Friday 10 May 2019 with the beautiful Ashanti Estate in Paarl serving as the starting and finishing point. Immersive Community Experiences To enable a fun networking opportunity and to offer a firsthand glimpse into the wonderful work that a selection of our nonprofit member [...]

By | May 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments