Focus was on youth at camp

2016-04-14 06:00
Sanca’s Tolo Ndlangalavu speaks to children.

Sanca’s Tolo Ndlangalavu speaks to children.

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Young congregants from the New Home For Crying People Ministries (NHFCPM) and the Docks Mission churches enjoyed spiritually uplifting camps during the recent school holidays.

NHFCPM’s Pastor Sesmani said they organised a week long “crime awareness” programme at Andile Msizi in Site B before taking the youths on an excursion.

Speakers from the correctional services, social workers, community police forum (CPF) and councillor Luvuyo Hebe addressed the children.

Zoliswa Yaphi from the CPF urged the children to respect their parents and the law.

“To stay out of trouble, you must obey the law and focus on your studies,” said Yaphi.

Speaking on behalf of South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (Sanca), Mnoneleli ‘Tolo’ Ndlangalavu praised both the NHFCPM and the Docks Mission for “not forgetting the youth”.

“Young people are very impressionable and it’s good that the pastors are always putting programmes that speak to the young to keep them focussed,” he said.

Docks Mission’s Reverend Valeshiya said they had a similar programme last year and the “results were amazing”.

“Parents came to us and said their children learned a lot during these camps and we saved them from getting involved in gang fights,” he said.

Children also enjoyed the interaction with Harare SAPS’s Sergeant Koegelenberg who spoke against crime and the role young people must play in upholding the law.

Both groups held seperate camps in Strandfontein where more talks on lifeskills and motivation were delivered.

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