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
A blessed Women's Day to all in our CAST Community. Today we commemorate the bravery and determination of the 20,000 women who united to march against the extension of Pass Laws in apartheid South Africa on 9 August 1956. Let us continue to work together for justice and equality for the needy and vulnerable in our communities.
The CAST team were blessed to spend a few days at the seaside for our Strategic Planning Retreat. We are so grateful to Colleen and Caroline from The Warehouse for sharing their insights and expertise in guiding us forward to fulfil God's vision for our Church Alliance
"Those who sow in tears will reap with songs of joy." Psalm 126:5 We pray that the seeds of healing and restoration have been planted in the communities across KZN through all those who attended the Sinoxolo Trauma Counselling Workshop at Home Ground last week. A special thank you to Caroline and Colleen from The Warehouse for your excellent facilitation
JOY The kiddies at Mananjalo Creche run by our partner, Chibini Baptist Church, were delighted to have us join them for Mandela Day and deliver some much-needed blankets, mattresses, food supplies and tasty treats. Big THANK YOU to Kloppers inc. DBN, Modena Design Centre Durban, Lebo M The Baker and Eden School Durban & Johannesburg for your support in making this possible. We thank our Lord for blessing our nation with a leader who embodied love, righteousness, and compassion [...]
A fun-filled week at the Kid's Holiday Club in Enhlanhleni, KwaDabeka co-hosted by CAST and our partner, KwaDabeka Baptist Church. Almost 100 children have attended each day and are guided by Psalm 23 as the theme of the event.
What a blessed few days at our retreat for Church pastors who form part of our Church Alliance We had leadership from churches in Phoenix, KwaDabeka, Noodsberg, Chibini, Esikhawini, Edamini, Mariannridge, and Westville join us for 2 nights at Harburg Retreat Centre in Northern KZN. It was an opportunity to bring all our church partners together to engage on existing justice issues in their communities and form plans on how CAST can support them. Please keep us in [...]
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 [...]
Updates from one of our Church partner communities in Noodsberg, Northern KZN! Thankfully, this area did not experience much destruction from the recent flooding. During the past couple of months, Noodsberg Redeemed Baptist Family Church has been able to: - supply school shoes to children in the community - support the local ladies' sewing group with a stock of donated sample clothing - provide clothing for the unemployed - help them start food gardens for subsistence Praise be [...]
Thank you Atholl Heights Primary School for your generosity to those still in dire need after the recent floods.