"Tears may flow in the night, but joy comes in the morning." Psalm 30: 5 What a blessing to assist families who lost their homes in the April floods now moving out of the community halls into their own spaces
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 [...]
A family whom we have journeyed with since the April floods have sadly lost another part of their home in the weekend's heavy rains. If you are able to make a financial contribution to help our churches and communities through this devastating time, visit our donations page on cast.org.za.
How amazing to see local churches in KwaDabeka come together to be the hands and feet of God. Join us in continued prayer for all those affected by the floods.
What a blessing to be able to help those in desperate need through our church partners at this time Our article in this week's Highway Mail shares the story of a young mother from KwaDabeka who sadly lost all her belongings when her house collapsed. Thankfully, we have been able to assist her with food, clothing, toiletries and water to share with her family of 15. Visit cast.org.za or contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how you can [...]
Working Towards For FREEDOM And EQUALITY For All Thanks to the support of our generous donors and volunteers, we have been able to assist the following communities with flood relief so far: Westville, KwaDabeka, Reservoir Hills, Clermont, Mariannridge, Mariannhill, Dassenhoek, Pinetown, Molweni, Nazareth, Lamontville, Chesterville, Cato Manor, Chatsworth, Shallcross, Savannah Park, Phoenix, Edamini, Shongweni, Inanda, Wyebank and Umbilo. Get involved and contact us via email@example.com or find our donation details at cast.org.za.
Young, talented mother from Clermont, Jabulile Mbatha, shares her story and promotes her beading business "Art at Heart" which was sadly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this year, we were blessed to have her join our partner church in the township of KwaDabeka, KwaDabeka Baptist, and has received food and clothing assistance from CAST. Help us as we aim to empower and transform lives in our communities. If you would like to get involved, contact us at [...]
We are excited to share that our project to help the Nzimande family is complete! 42-year-old Prudence Nokuthula Nzimande lives in the previously disadvantaged township of KwaDabeka, near Pinetown in Durban, South Africa. She shares her home with her family of 10 made up of 5 school-going children and 5 adults who lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sadly, their mother also passed away who had been supporting the family. The national lockdown has further prevented [...]
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 [...]