July 8, 2019

SeViSSA programme

Goedgedacht is a part of ‘The Western Cape Coalition’ with the Women on Farms Project and FASFacts. Together we hosted a youth event last week celebrating the end of a very special programme we have been part of.   The coalition, supported by the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, Comic Relief and Department for International Development (DFID) embarked on a Sexual […]
June 28, 2019

Two of our Stars

“Goedgedacht’s Care for the Planet is committed to seeing rural transformation take place with the community leading.  At the forefront of this movement are 2 staff members who have been doing amazing work in their respective projects. Jafta Hendricks is leading community food security transformation.  His project supports more than 2500 home gardeners encouraging the food security of their families […]
June 5, 2019

Care For the Planet 2019

“The Vision and Mission of our Care for the Planet team this year will be to build relationships, friendships, gardens, and promote food security and environmental awareness by supporting and teaching methods of organic food production to resource-limited rural communities, households and micro businesses.   They start by identifying possible gardeners then capture all details of the gardeners on tablets; […]
May 24, 2019

Career week at our POP Centres

We are passionate about our young people, which is why we have career days at our POP (Path Onto Prosperity) Youth Centres. On Wednesday the little stars and “Tieneraksie” (teens in action) wrote what they want to be someday and cut out pictures of what that career is all about. On Thursday they did some research and gave feedback on […]
May 17, 2019

Graduation Ceremony

Last night, Thursday 16 May, we said goodbye to our current group of Leadership Academy students. This group of young men have been with us for three months and one of their parents commented that she cannot believe how much her son has changed since she last saw him, she was so proud! They have worked hard at planning their […]
May 17, 2019

1000 Women Gala Event

On 9 May 2019 a group of staff and women in our First Thousand Days programme were lucky enough to attend the 1000 Women Gala Event at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. They were invited by our friends at Lieben Logistics who also fund the First Thousand Days programme. They really enjoyed the event and met wonderful, inspiring speakers. […]
April 26, 2019

We have great friends!

Our children received WONDERFUL gifts this Easter. Springfield Junior School gave Easter Eggs to our Pre-Schools. The little ones were so happy about their special treats! Our POP Youth Centre in Riebeek Kasteel also received a visit and gifts of Easter Eggs from Hannon, or the Glam Guru as he is better known as! WOW, aren’t we lucky to have […]
April 1, 2019

Family Camp on Goedgedacht

Our Social Worker, Community Worker and First Thousand Days practitioner worked together to organise a family camp which took place last weekend. The camp focused on how families can work together, the dangers of substance abuse and the importance of the First Thousand Days of a baby’s life. In between there was also time for families to have fun together […]
March 15, 2019

Olive Harvest on Goedgedacht

The 2019 Olive Harvest on Goedgedacht has begun. Two teams of six local farm workers are working hard raking, gathering, packing crates and transporting the olives to the factory for pressing. Depending on the trees harvest tonnage they will work up till June on the harvesting. We are grateful for the donation our Path Onto Prosperity (POP) Centres will receive […]
January 18, 2019

Registration of our Youth Centres

We were happy to get a visit from Clerise du Plessis of Swartland Municipality who delivered the registration certificates of Riverlands and Chatsworth Path onto Prosperity Centres. The Centres were registered with the Department of Social Development and now complies with health and safety, fire safety and children’s safety and well-being requirements according to the Children’s Act and other relevant […]