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Christmas at Sinethemba!
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On the 10th December 2021, we celebrated Christmas at Sinethemba. It was the last day of the year for the children and we ended it on a very festive note. The Fish Hoek Lion’s club arrived with presents for each child at Sinethemba. We sang some beautiful Christmas carols which the children had been practicing
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Sinethemba’s over 12 year’s get the Covid-19 vaccine
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On the 9th December 2021, 8 of the children at Sinethemba Special Care Centre were able to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. With the help of the Department of Health and Living Hope, the parents of our over 12 year old’s were given the option to allow Living Hope to come to Sinethemba and administer the
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SINETHEMBA – We have hope!
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WOW! What a rollercoaster year 2021 has been so far.  COVID -19 has definitely thrown some challenges our way, but it is clear that our staff and children have a positive mindset and that we are continuing to strive through it. We had to make some changes to how we run Sinethemba to ensure that
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Central Mica / CMR Schools Programme
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We are delighted to announce that Sinethemba Special Care Centre will once again be covered for any emergency medical treatment at no cost by the Central Mica Hardware and CMR schools programme. We’re living in very tough times, and the news that Central Mica Hardware will continue to sponsor the Central Mica / CMR Schools
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Covid-19 – The effect on Sinethemba
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COVID-19 2020 The Corona Virus, which caused South Africa to go into National Lockdown, along with the rest of the world – has had an even bigger impact within the disability sector than other sectors.  Sinethemba closed its doors on the 18th March 2020 along with other schools on the instruction of President Cyril Ramaphosa. 
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Food Relief during Covid-19 lockdown.
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On the 18th March 2020, Sinethemba closed for the Covid-19 lockdown period. This was indeed a scary thought for us knowing the circumstances of our children’s families of which many live hand to mouth. We decided that we needed to do something to help where we could. After trying all the toll free numbers and
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Sports Day at Friends Day Care Centre 2020
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On the 12th March 2020, the children of Sinethemba were invited to take part in a inter-school sports day at Friends Day Care. This is an annual event where centres from around Cape Town take part in different sporting events. Events include the fast run, assisted walks, potato races, buggie races, the crawl and ball
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Valentines Day 2020
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On the 14th February 2020, the children and staff of Sinethemba Special Care Centre, main project of Fish Hoek – Kommetjie – Noordhoek Welfare Association, celebrated the day of love with wearing red, white or pink. We all had a wonderful day and shared the love all around.

Inside my World by Caleb Makore
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I cannot draw a straight line like youBut even if mine is skewIt’s okay because deep down, I am cool.Yes, I have special needs,but aren’t we all special?At least that’s what my Maker says.I am not trying to be naughtyPlease take noteI am just but trying to co-existYes, my life is a bit differentBut please
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Sinethemba Children celebrate their year
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On the 29th November 2019, the children of Sinethemba put on their end of year concert to show off all that they have learnt throughout the year. This year included songs and an amazing fashion show. The children were so excited to show their friends and family all their new skills. At the start of
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