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Learners and grandmothers at the party.

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August at GAPA

August has been a very busy and exciting month for the grandmothers at GAPA. On Monday the 17th a large group of grandmothers were invited to a party at Cedar House in Kenilworth, Cape Town. The event was the culmination … Continue reading

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Dance and singing in the Aftercare

Mrs Sishuba teaches children dance and singing at part of our aftercare programme

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Media invite: Media Invite: GAPA hosts International Day of Action for Women’s Health

MEDIA ADVISORY International Day of Action for Women’s Health  —  Day for Grandmother’s Health Promotion —  Khayelitsha, May 29, 2009 – On May 29, a large number grandmothers will gather at GAPA centre, Khayelitsha to discuss and learn about various … Continue reading

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GAPA in the news – Cape Times

 Jo-anne Smetherham (Journalist) and Eric Miller (Photographer) wrote a wonderful article about the Grandmothers at GAPA in a March edition of Cape Times. Please look up the link to read more: http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-196814734.html

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Monwabisi Beach Outing with Aftercare

Monwabisi beach is just on the border to Khayelitsha, within False Bay. Many of the children and grandmothers hardly have the time or the means to make use of this resource, although it is only 10km from the GAPA centre. … Continue reading

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Blessings continue…

In December 2008 Pick ‘n Pay opened a new store in Khayelitsha. GAPA grandmothers were invited to their launch party. Later that evening we were asked to attend their official opening.On arrival we were astounded to discover that they had … Continue reading

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More blessings

Staff at Union-Swiss donated ‘Gogo bags’ to the grandmothers for the festive season. The grandmothers were so appreciative, exclaiming: “what have we done to deserve this?”Thank you to Lorien for organising this and thinking about GAPA.

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