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A Birthday at Christine Revell Children’s Home

Birthday party at Christine Revell Childrens home

Velma Bedderson in birthday colours

Velma Bedderson from Plumstead celebrated her 40th Birthday on Saturday with friends and family by painting the passage walls of Christine Revell Children’s Home in Athlone. Velma got involved this year through the group Arise – who volunteer their services once a month doing Saturday morning activities with the children. (more…)

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New Social Worker

We would like to introduce our new social worker, Shireen,  who started working on the 1st September 2011 at Christine Revell Children’s Home.

Shireen van Reenen (nee Adonis) matriculated in November 1989 from the Athlone Senior Secondary School in Cape Town. Her interest in social work motivated her to further her studies in this field and she completed her Social Work Degree in 1994 at the University of the Western Cape. (more…)

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Women’s Day

Women's DayWe hosted our 6th Annual Women’s Day Celebration on the 9th of August. Our theme was “Women of strength”.  The event was supported by 75 of our host parents, volunteers, staff and foster parents.

The guest speaker, Mrs Sandra Fortuin, insightfully talked about how unconditionally our volunteers and host parents love our children. She remarked how special this love is and that they surely will be blessed.

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