Oosterland supporters invest in children’s future

2016-11-10 06:01
=Sean Mqguire and Robin Herschel (Trumps Foods), Zulyka Scott (Oosterland), Annelien Blignaut and Philip Victor (BETA Chemicals).               Photos: HEILIE COMBRINCK

=Sean Mqguire and Robin Herschel (Trumps Foods), Zulyka Scott (Oosterland), Annelien Blignaut and Philip Victor (BETA Chemicals). Photos: HEILIE COMBRINCK

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Each morning 106 children are prepared for their daily tasks, services are delivered and funds raised. At the end of that day healthy meals are enjoyed and before going to bed, there are prayers of thanks and blessings upon the future awaiting all at Oosterland Youth Centre.

Oosterland’s director thanked all its sponsors for their loyal support and for investing in the children’s future.

“As sponsors and supporters, you should feel proud, as your dividends of your investment are the bright future Oosterland is building on a daily basis towards every child,” said Riaan Marais, director of Oosterland Youth Centre which is situated in Despatch.

“Just think what kind of future would have been possible if you were not part of the Oosterland team!”

Although children are placed in Oosterland’s care under difficult circumstances, the youth centre provides loving care and opportunities to change the future of each child.

Toddlers are exposed to quality educare, scholars receive remedial support, psychological and counselling services are provided, children is part of dance groups, beadwork, Sunday school, wrestling, community service, table tennis and various other developmental opportunities.

Four full time students are supported during 2016. Anna completed her B.Ed degree at the end of 2015 at NMMU and is permanently employed in Middelburg as a high school teacher.

“We made a difference in the lives of our children since 1980, we are making a difference today, and with your support, we will continue making a difference tomorrow,” said Marais.

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