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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

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 2019. 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. GO GREEN FOR AWARENESS The Green Ribbon was adopted by the National Child Protection Committee in 1994 and symbolises life and growth associated with [...]

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

WATCH | Valcare #RealHeroes Video Series: Cathy’s Story

By | February 25th, 2019|Videos|0 Comments

Story of Hope: From Shy Girl to Determined Student

#RealHeroes Series KERISHNIE’S  STORY “I was raised by a single mom who is a farmworker. We didn’t have much. My mother was however always passionate about her work and did everything in her power to provide for us. Since I was a girl she would tell me that I should make the most of my life. So when the opportunity came to join the Good Company Programme at the Paarl Youth Initiative, I jumped at the chance. Looking in the mirror [...]

By | January 23rd, 2019|Stories of Hope|0 Comments

Story of Hope: From Hardened Prisoner to Inspiring Mentor

#RealHeroes Series MTHETHELELI’S STORY Mthetheleli (MT) was one of six children, all struggling to live on their mother’s income. His parents did not share the same values, and the tension made life difficult. The children suffered, and became undisciplined. Their community was constantly at war, forcing them to continually seek refuge. MT and his siblings scattered in their own direction. His mother pleaded with him to make the right choices, and not end up in [...]

By | January 7th, 2019|Stories of Hope|0 Comments

Valcare Vacancy: Programme Coordinator

Valcare is a Not for Profit Company (NPC) based in Paarl, Western Cape, with a vision to activate and enable social change in community. We do this through community engagement, needs analysis, strategic interventions and coordinated efforts with key stakeholders, with programme management and delivery forming a vital aspect of these operations. Valcare seeks to employ a full-time Programme Coordinator in a permanent position, to oversee and manage aspects of intervention programme development and delivery. The key duties and [...]

By | December 12th, 2018|Noticeboard|0 Comments

Story of Hope: From Partially Blind to Seeing Beauty

#RealHeroes Series Leen's Story (as told by Elra from Ma's vir Wellington): "Leen is a kind and beautiful young lady who was born with a mental disability. In order to get more stimulation and development, she was invited to join the Avodah programme at Ma’s vir Wellington. I enjoyed working with Leen, but I started to notice that she was always bringing objects very close to her face to figure out what they were. I soon realised that she was [...]

By | December 12th, 2018|Stories of Hope|0 Comments

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

By | December 4th, 2018|Videos|0 Comments

Watch | Valcare Organisational Overview Video

The #RealHeroes are already in the communities. Valcare is merely here to connect, collaborate and coordinate efforts to ensure a lasting and sustainable impact in South Africa. Watch our overview video to learn more about our four focus areas: Strategic Intervention Membership Network Partnership Funding Corporate Social Investment Button Text

By | November 27th, 2018|Videos|0 Comments

Training Schedule for Nonprofits 2019

Part of Valcare's capacity building initiatives is to present basic and affordable training sessions to nonprofit organisations in the Cape Winelands. These morning workshops are hosted in Paarl and aim to up-skill managers and employees in all areas of running a successful nonprofit organisation. Who may attend the Valcare training sessions? All registered nonprofits and charitable organisations are welcome to attend the training although Valcare members get preferential rates for these sessions. What is the [...]

By | November 5th, 2018|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments