A wheelchair was donated to a young man who had been unable to leave his home or go outside for 3 years, and an appointment was set up for him to be seen by doctors at Frere Hospital.
UJW’s Jewish Community Fund donated new Siddurim to the PE Shul
Cape Town’s Simcha Group kitted out a soccer team with new uniforms. The boys attend Ria’s Kitchen, a project of UJW
To commemorate Mandela Day, all branches of the Union of Jewish Women across the country – in Cape Town, Durban, East London, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria – distributed toothbrushes and toothpaste to thousands of young children at disadvantaged pre-primary and primary schools. Oral hygienists attended at some of the schools to give advice on…
Amalooloos. UJW’s donation to the Walmer Angel’s Project – 2 brand new toilets for crèches in the Walmer Township.
Kosher Mobile Meals Convenor, Glenda, with some of UJW’s dedicated Kosher Mobile Meals Volunteers. KMM is Johannesburg’s flagship project
2017 Sewing School Graduation. Students, none of whom had previously used a sewing machine, display their certificates. Each of them is wearing an outfit that they made.
Attendees of the Brain Boost Stimulation Club were treated to a morning of singing by King Edward Primary School learners. Brain Boost is a therapeutic group for our community members suffering from mild to moderate memory loss. The group allows for participants to enjoy both physical and mental exercises.