It has been such a long time since we had any girls around for a sleep over as the ratio at our Fikelela Child and Youth Care Centre project has been very boy heavy for quite some time now. There was only one girl in the age group we usually take and so we bravely (ha ha) took two much younger ones along to keep her company. Our first stop was the Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront in[…]
More sleep over news! We had 3 very excited boys from our Fikelela Child and Youth Care Centre Project, who had never been on a sleep over with us before and had been counting the sleeps! Winter had arrived and so we decided to go to an indoor play park called Wild Wild West, where the children could run, climb, slide, scream etc as much as they liked. The littlest one was so brave and just copied[…]
It’s almost time for the next sleep over and I haven’t told you about the last one yet! The three boys (from Fikelela Child and Youth Care Centre) were very impressed that we arrived in a different car and couldn’t wait to get going. The weather was surprisingly nice, so we decided to go to Root 44 market which has a lovely play area for the children. Soccer, jungle gyms, mini[…]
Things have been so busy that I haven’t gotten to sharing the latest sleep over news with all of you. Two very patient boys from the Fikelela Child and Youth Care Centre in Khayelitsha near Cape Town were very excited to finally be coming on their sleep over with us. Things had been a bit topsy-turvy with my dad passing away and so they weren’t quite sure when it was their turn until[…]
Not many of us devote enough time to reducing our plastic footprint, perhaps because most of us aren't aware of the impact our discarded plastics have on the environment, and in particular, the ocean. As humans, we use over 300 million tons of new plastic every year, half of which we use only once. Eight million tons of this plastic waste ends up in the ocean.
For 2018, estimates show that[…]