Food for Thought

The Bhabhathane team, together with The LunchBox Fund and Sizani Foods, will soon conclude a two-month-plus pilot feeding programme involving 200 of Franschhoek’s most impoverished preschoolers, and 40 more who are characterised as being economically ‘better off’. The decision to trial a feeding programme came as a result of the heads of the various Early…

Fire Away!

Five of Franschhoek’s currently unregistered Early Childhood Development centres (ECDs) received a massive helping hand towards becoming registered recently, when a number of local entities collaborated under the Bhabhathane banner to supply each of them with much needed fire extinguishers. The process of registration is a taxing administrative exercise and the schools have benefited from…

The Power of Partnership

Most would agree that there is no shortage of willing people and good intentions when it comes to community social upliftment in the Franschhoek Valley. In fact, some might suggest that there are too many projects and initiatives and, to paraphrase St. Bernard of Clairvaux, the road to failure is paved with many of those…

Warming hearts; one blanket at a time!

Dalubuhle school recently took delivery of a number of blankets, courtesy of Nedbank, ahead of the worst of the Western Cape winter. The generous donation was eagerly received by the many smiling children on the last day of term and made an appreciable difference to them and their families. The school acknowledged the massive impact…