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8 10, 2018

Getting Down to Business: Lebohang’s Story

2018-10-08T12:55:21+02:00Oct 8th, 2018|Business Development, Education, Poverty Relief, The People, Youth Development|

At just twenty-years-old, Lebohang Gaula is already a thriving businessman. It all began in August last year, when he spotted a CAST flyer at a local shop in KwaDabeka and jumped at the opportunity to join the business programme. Over the course of 3 months, he successfully completed the Business Experience Course [...]

13 08, 2018

Stronger Every Day: Octavia’s Story

2018-09-14T16:18:05+02:00Aug 13th, 2018|Business Development, Poverty Relief|

Last year, 48-year-old Octavia Mvundla’s life changed when she was diagnosed with Diabetes after attending CAST’s first round of health screenings in KwaDabeka during October. These were conducted to raise awareness about the disease among people in the communities. At the time of testing, her blood sugar level was dangerously high at 28 [...]

9 08, 2018

Empowering Women: Sidudla’s Story

2018-09-14T16:22:10+02:00Aug 9th, 2018|Business Development, Poverty Relief, Uncategorised|

7 The angel of the Lord found Hagar near a spring in the desert; it was the spring that is beside the road to Shur. 8 And he said, “Hagar, slave of Sarai, where have you come from, and where are you going?” “I’m running away from my mistress Sarai,” she answered. 9 Then the angel of the Lord told her, “Go back [...]

1 12, 2017

Local Economic Development in Lamontville

2018-09-14T16:23:36+02:00Dec 1st, 2017|Business Development, Poverty Relief|

CAST recently hosted a Graduation Day for participants who successfully completed the Business Growth Course in Lamontville. Four of the ladies in this programme are part of a Sewing & Support Group launched this year at Lamontville Baptist Church, and spoke about how their lives have changed since joining CAST:   When/how did [...]

10 11, 2017

Moving Beyond Charity: Making a Spiritual Impact

2018-09-14T16:25:14+02:00Nov 10th, 2017|Poverty Relief, Uncategorised, Youth Development|

During the past month, CAST has witnessed tremendous spiritual growth in the lives of our participants, both through special events and regular programming. Holiday Clubs During the October school holidays, CAST had the opportunity to partner with two local churches, Joy Chapel Ministries in Mariannridge and Lamontville Baptist Church, to host holiday clubs [...]

1 10, 2013

Brighten Up Kwadabeka

2018-09-03T09:47:15+02:00Oct 1st, 2013|Poverty Relief, The People|

  On Tuesday, the 24th September, 100 members of Westville Baptist Church along with 120 members of the Kwadabeka community, came together in a beautiful portrayal of Heritage Day. An initiative powered by CAST- a social outreach non-profit- and Westville Baptist, “Brighten up Kwadabeka” was a day aimed at painting, fixing, cleaning and [...]

5 09, 2013

Move Beyond Charity

2018-09-03T11:16:49+02:00Sep 5th, 2013|Counselling, Education, Poverty Relief, The People, Uncategorized, Youth Development|

Many of you may have seen our new slogan floating around the social media realms and wondered what the inspiration behind it is. "Move Beyond Charity" is our way of expressing what the core beliefs behind our organisation are. We believe that extreme poverty can end, that mindsets can be changed, and that [...]

7 08, 2013

Get Fit, Bring a Blanket

2018-09-03T13:04:18+02:00Aug 7th, 2013|Poverty Relief|

Last weekend, Hearts to Hands and CAST held a Blanket Drive Campaign at The Village Market Centre. This campaign was linked to the Fitcampathon Winter Warmth Program in which participants have free entry into the Fitcampathon but are asked to donate a blanket towards those that are less fortunate this winter. The day [...]

16 07, 2013

Transforming A City.

2013-07-16T07:21:24+02:00Jul 16th, 2013|Poverty Relief, The People|

“The Street Ministry can be challenging and even distressing at times but victories like Mary’s* make it all so worthwhile knowing that God is omnipresent in our endeavors and is busy changing lives for the better and giving His people hope and a future”. When the team met Mary at The Nest shelter [...]