Annual Christmas Concerts Owing to the Covid-19 restrictions, and the need to keep our ‘angels’ safe, last year’s Christmas concerts were ‘virtual’. Themed The Nativity Story: Angels in the Orchard, the Elvira Rota Village concert was filmed outdoors, taking you through the pecan nut and almond orchards, the shed, and other beautiful places within..

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Life under lockdown

We’ve all experienced how the strict regulations of lockdown hamper meaningful, personal interactions. Here at LITTLE EDEN, the therapy team has had to turn to the internet to find ways of bridging these gaps. They’ve sent parents photos and videos of their loved ones and their progress in the Home. Residents have also been encouraged..

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Boitumelo – sharing the joy

Boitumelo (which means “joy” or “happiness” in Tswana) arrived at LITTLE EDEN in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic, and had to complete a compulsory two weeks of isolation for her safety and that of the other residents. But this did not dampen her bubbly personality. From the moment she arrived, she greeted everyone with..

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We are learning to write our names!

Three years ago, the Starter Literacy Programme was introduced with 15 residents at Elvira Rota Village. Today, 54 residents participate in the weekly programme, learning pre-numeracy and pre-literacy at their own level and pace, and the programme has been adapted and extended to Domitilla and Danny Hyams Home with the focus on early childhood developmental..

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Worth repeating

This message from our Chairman, Rev Douglas (Doug) Boake, was published in our annual report. We think it’s worth a second look. The world’s Governments, businesses, families and individuals have huge issues to overcome and challenges ahead – financial, work, unemployment, hunger and health. At the same time, we all have to look deeper into..

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