Help children in CAST’s church communities start school with the JOY of new shoes Spend a minimum of R500 at Spar and swipe your Spar Rewards card or use your cell number at the till to qualify. Visit the in-store kiosk with your qualifying slip and buy Bata school shoes for R60. Pop the shoes into the designated CAST donations trolley at the front of My Spar - Westville Superspar (opposite Home Ground Church). For more details, contact [...]
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 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.
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 [...]
Themba Dlamini, one of the great success stories to emerge out of CAST's business development programme, has taken his car-wash business to the next level. With dreams of expansion, Themba set out with a mission to purchase a container for his business. This would allow him to have a spaza shop running alongside his carwash so that while customers were waiting, they could hang out, purchase food and drinks and socialise with one another. Last weekend, the passionate [...]
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 repairing Sithokozile Secondary School, handing out food parcels and making home visits to the food parcel recipients of the community, and running a children’s programme [...]
Hearts to Hands is holding a Christmas Love Box drive, where we aim to give 800+ underprivileged children in poor families a Christmas present. We invite “YOU” to take part in this exciting and fun project to make a difference and bring a smile to a poor and needy child’s face this year. How can you get involved? Bring a wrapped shoe box and fill it with presents per suggestions on the list below. Collect from us: · [...]