Another Week Beyond 2014

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Dear Friends, 6 weeks ago, when we spoke to 200 of our members, most were jovial and about half indicated that they were coping well. As we collated our calls this week, we got a sense that the mood is now sombre. Many are experiencing difficulties with employment and are worried about meeting basic needs. Those with school going children were …

Another Week Beyond -2011

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Dear Friends, “I am Generation Equality – Realizing Women’s Rights” is the United Nations theme for   International Women’s Day on 8 March. Thus, it was fitting that 16 teens commemorated the day with their mothers by attending a conversation with body building champion Melissa Sarah Wee.Mel runs her own dessert business catering for the likes of FB, Twitter and Spotify and …

Another Week Beyond – 2010

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Dear Friends, We are gradually restarting our learning programmes as we now have   thermal thermometers, sanitizers and a limited supply of surgical masks that enable us to take the necessary precautionary measures.  For these resources, we thank the many organisations and individuals who reached out to us asking how they may help.  We were touched by the concern and encouragement …

Another Week Beyond – 2009

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Dear Friends, Thank you very much for responding to last week’s appeal to support those affected by the COVID-19 challenge.  Your notes and calls of encouragement are much appreciated, and several have also asked us how you may support our efforts as volunteers. After reviewing the feedback from our members in the next few days, we will come back with possible …

Another Week Beyond – 2007

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Dear Friends, Our training space for baking and sewing activities that was ready in October last year (AWB – 1945) is also turning out to be a blessing that is bringing us new friends.  We have had several chats with other organisations how we may collaborate and have welcome a couple of women referred by others to our activities.  Last Friday, a …