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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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Gifts from Telkom staff

In December of 2008 Telkom staff collected items to donate to GAPA. We are really overwhelmed by their generosity. Among the gifts was a much need refrigerator.About 20 boxes filled with everything from kitchen utensils, art supplies, sewing materials and … Continue reading

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Welcoming Penny

We are really happy to welcome Penny Kokwana to the GAPA team!Penny started working at GAPA in February this year and has added so much to our administrative systems.

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Daily activities at GAPA

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Daily activities at GAPA

Knitting Gardening Beading Sewing Pictures courtesy of 1st yr OT students from UCT

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Occupational Therapy Students visit GAPA 2008

University of Cape Town first year Occupational Therapy Students visited GAPA at the end of 2008. They sent their gratitude to the grandmothers for the insights shared.

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International Women’s day

On 10 March we held a special day of remembering how important we are and women. This was held in the GAPA centre with grandmothers who were attending our health club. The grandmothers identified that women were important because: A … Continue reading

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