A Sad Goodbye

IN MEMORIAM

AGM 2019

Mr Harold Verster, Managing Director Free State/Central Cheetahs, was the keynote speaker at our AGM on 15 October 2019. He gave a very inspirational talk on leadership, motivating us to be the best possible team leaders through qualities such as a positive attitude, being a good listener, allowing your team to give their opinion and input.  He emphasized the importance of teamwork. Thank you all who attended the AGM, your support is invaluable and much appreciated.

Long Service Award

Shaun Atlee, our Social Auxiliary Worker, was presented with a long service award at our AGM on 15 October 201. Shaun joined Kidz Care Trust in December 2013 and has made a tremendous difference in the lives of street children since. The passion and love Shaun has for every child and youngster living in the streets are evident in the good relationship he has with all of them. The impact he has on their lives is far reaching. We salute you, Shaun!

Education

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New Employee at Kidz Care Trust

NEW EMPLOYEE We welcome Lehlohonolo Motshabi as the newly appointed Community Developer.  Lehlohonolo started his career at NICRO a few years ago where he established the very successful Safety Ambassador Program as a school crime prevention initiative.  He has a vast knowledge in working with youth and the community.  Up and above his group work programs at the Child and Youth Care Centre, teaching the boys valuable life skills, he will be responsible for rolling out/implementing Kidz Care Trust’s first early prevention program at schools. Together with the street worker and our external role players a school (or schools) and learners at risk of dropping out of school will be identified.  The program will focus on empowerment and development of the learners and their support system to prevent them from ending up in the streets.

Staff News

Marita van Kraayenburg has been appointed as the Programme Manager
for the organisation in January 2018. Marita has been involved with the street
children project since it was established by NICRO in 1991, on request from the Department of Social Development. Marita served on the Management
Committee of Kidz Care Trust since the organisation was registered as a trust in 2003 and played a vital role in advocacy for the plight of children living
and working in the streets.