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Beyond Christmas toys…

It has been overwhelming to see the generosity that people are showing towards the aftercare Christmas project. Despite having reached our target donations are still coming in.  A big thank from all at GAPA! This has afforded us the opportunity … Continue reading

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Christmas gifts so far…

Thank you so much for these generous gifts: Charmaine Sparks and the ladies in her church (we hope to meet you soon) for the 20 dolls The Laser Group (Feroza for organising) for 25 soccer balls (Thank you Charmaine and … Continue reading

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Opportunity to get involved in our Christmas party!

Grandmothers Against Poverty and Aids J-415 Qabaka Rd www.gapa.org.zaKhayelitsha 7784 www.gapa.org.za/blog/index.htmCape Town altheab@gmail.comTel/fax 021 3643138 NPO no. 019-642C: 074 198 2500 ___________________________________________________________________ 27 October 2008 REQUEST OF SPONSORSHIPS OF OUR AFTERCARE CHRISTMAS PARTY GAPA is a Non-Profit organisation in Khayelitsha. … Continue reading

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Animals wild and wonderful!

With the September holidays behind us this post is long overdue. We had the wonderful priviledge of going on an outing with the 16 Grandmothers and 56 Children to the Tygerberg Zoo. We received a budget from the Stephen Lewis Foundation … Continue reading

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GAPA reaching out!

It has just been incredible to see how GAPA provides a space to support various community members. Yesterday a young man of 22 bravely walking into the centre to greet a room full of grandmothers working on projects. He had … Continue reading

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The wonder of play

So much joy can come from engaging with children! Yesterday I was outside at the jungle gyms with the little children and we started exploring the environment. We came across a hairy caterpillar creeping along the pavement. This resulted in … Continue reading

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We’re still going strong!

This week we are proud to say that Vivienne, Kathleen and Mrs Hoza have gone to Tanzania to meet with grandmothers outside Dar Es Salaam. We look forward to all the news that they will bring with them. Mrs Ngewu … Continue reading

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Dancing beads- some history

Yesterday we sat around the table in the GAPA centre chatting and singing with the grandmothers as they made beaded necklaces and knitted teddy bears. The grandmothers gather everyday to do beading and learn new designs from Florence (Income-generation coordinator). … Continue reading

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