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 [...]
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 [...]
In 2021, CAST launched the Grow Eat Thrive (GET) Farming Project in response to the dire need for food and financial support in our communities that resulted from the Covid-19 pandemic, compounded by the civil unrest in KwaZulu-Natal during July. The aim of this project is to not only teach participants how to grow their own food, but to develop business skills to earn a liveable income and support their families. We recently chatted to one of our [...]
"Faithfulness springs forth from the earth, and righteousness looks down from heaven. The Lord will indeed give what is good, and our land will yield its harvest." Psalm 85: 11-12 (NIV) Amazing progress for our Grow Eat Thrive (GET) Farming project participants in the rural community of Noodsberg, Northern KZN
We were blessed to be able to assist a young family in the rural community of Noodsberg in Northern KwaZulu-Natal together with our partner church in the area, Redeemed Baptist Church. The family were in desperate need of another bed to accommodate the five children aged 21 and younger living in the small 3-room house. If you would like to help us assist more families with their immediate needs, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (031) 266 8830. [...]
This is TRANSFORMATION - our Grow Eat Thrive (GET) farming programme getting off the ground in the rural communities of Noodsberg and Chibini in KZN.