What a TRANSFORMATION Amazing work by mosaic artist Peta May Salmon Piece Project Mosaics and painter Boise from Mariannridge who blessed Mariannridge Primary School with this beautiful symbol of hope and unity for our partner community funded by the South African Government
It's Youth Day in South Africa. Just as we commemorate the brave young people who stood up against oppression in 1976, we continue to support the youth of today who live in a world of poverty and injustice. We had the opportunity to provide new school uniforms to primary and high school learners in the rural community of Molweni, KZN who lost theirs in the recent floods. Thank you to Pastor James Mangisa of Azalea Road Baptist Church [...]
The learners in our communities were overjoyed to receive their brand new school shoes generously donated by Westville Superspar shoppers in the past couple of months This promotion is still running - help us spread excitement for school and pop some more shoes into the CAST donations trolley at the front of the store!
Big thank you to Camelot College for helping us Move Beyond Charity with a generous donation of textbooks which has blessed one of our partner schools in the community of Chesterville "We as HP Ngwenya Primary School would like to thank CAST for the books they gave to our school. The books will assist us in achieving the goal of raising a society of readers. We take this initiative very seriously as it will help our kids have [...]
Today we share the story of a learner in our ECD programme who has made a great improvement in his literacy skills. Currently in Grade 4 at Mcopheleli Primary School, 11-year-old Luyanda Mthethwa from KwaDabeka had great difficulty with the basics, not being able to write the letters of the alphabet, and struggled to form words in English and isiZulu. This sadly affected his self-esteem. His family receives a monthly food parcel from CAST and learnt of the [...]
Just 6 months of learning can transform a child’s life. This September, help us make quality education accessible by distributing Early Literacy packs straight to the homes of the foundation-phase learners we work with. The national lockdown to stem the spread of the Coronavirus saw many children in our communities staying at home without access to learning resources, putting them at risk of falling behind in their educational and cognitive development. A donation of R200 will fund the [...]
The CAST Mandela Day Online iMbizo has been postponed to Saturday 25 July 2020, 13:00 - 14:07 (SAST GMT+2). We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Click this link to register: https://in-contact.org/accept/25/4231/r/ Zoom meeting log-in details: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88390393355?pwd=QUtXK2lTSE1TOWlxMTJzS2JBU1hTQT09 Meeting ID: 883 9039 3355 Password: Mandela Stay safe, and see you then! #movebeyondcharity #jointhemovement
Thank you to all those who were able to join us for our first-ever virtual Annual General Meeting - it was a great time of reflection on 2019 - hearing what God has done in the communities where we work, and connecting to the greater CAST community that has played a significant role in making this Ministry possible. Our latest Annual Report for 2019 is available for viewing and download via the following link: CAST Annual Report 2019 [...]
Today we bring you our second quarterly newsletter for 2020: Click here to download the pdf: CAST Newsletter Vol.2 APRIL_MAY_2020. Watch this space for more about our ministry highlights and upcoming events. Feel free to share with all who are interested in the movement beyond charity!