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Success Stories Link of Love – Hanover Park

Brightening lives at Hanover Park Cottages

We ended 2016 with a special treat for the residents of Hanover Park Cottages….an “Ageless Grace” Christmas party! They danced in their chairs, they were treated to hand massages, a lovely tea and a small gift to take home. And yes, the love truly flowed and all our lives were brightened, both those who gave and those who received.  ...

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One new school but plenty of new school shoes

Voorspoed Primary School has a brand new school at last. 2015 was a year of disruption, hammering, drilling and more, but in the end an entirely new school was built beside the old prefab buildings. In the past, the children had to gather on the playground for morning assembly, but a beautiful school hall is now their pride and joy. In addition to the wonderful news...

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Time for tea

Every month, a team of unemployed ladies goes into Ryburg Terrace aged complex in Hanover Park to give the cottages there a thorough clean. There are no full-time cleaners employed at the facility, as the old people are expected to be self sufficient in every way. Heavy work, like washing mats or windows, cannot be done. That is where the Link of Love team steps in...

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Happy faces at Hanover Park cottages

When Link of Love received a lovely donation of Christmas gift bags, it was time to spread some joy at Hanover Park cottages. All of a sudden Adiel stood up and burst into song – his heartfelt way of saying thank you for their gifts. It was deeply moving. And that is how Tania Bownes and Joycelyn Early dreamed up a plan…to take him and his wife to “Remembering...

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Ageing Gracefully, Thanks to Link of Love

It was a chilly day, but hearts were warm as Tania Bownes and some DreamTeam helpers treated the “oldies” at Ryburg Terrace and their regular, unemployed assistants, to a morning of Ageless Grace. 10 unemployed ladies take good care of the people of Ryburg terrace every month, thanks to ongoing donations to DreamWorker’s Link of Love programme. Windows are cleaned,...

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Voorspoed Primary – from prefab to permanent structure

  Voorspoed Primary still has many older, prefab buildings. While renovations are always disruptive, acting principal Sybil Hendricks and office manager, Gail Davids are very excited about the proposed new buildings. “For now, our focus is on packing up and getting ourselves into even smaller boxes than our existing school office. It will be container for us...

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