It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of a long term friend of LITTLE EDEN, Fr Joseph Leathem OMI. Fr Leathem was an instrumental member of our organisation. During the early days, he played an important role, providing religious support to our Founders, Danny and Domitilla Hyams. Until he took ill,..
24 March 2020 Due to the upcoming COVID-19 Nation Lockdown, further precautionary measures had to be put in place at LITTLE EDEN: Both our Homes are closed to the public: as of end of today, the public will have NO access to the Homes until further notice. Unfortunately dropping off of donations in kind will..
Much needed major renovations to our Homes are due to begin in early April, and extend over the next 13 months. Our objective is to reconfigure and upgrade our facilities to meet the changing needs of the residents and the long-term sustainability of our organisation. LITTLE EDEN has been blessed with grant funding from an..
Guests at the 3rd annual LITTLE EDEN CEO Wheelchair Campaign™ launch at Little Eden Society’s Domitilla and Danny Hyams Home in Edenvale today included Leon de Beer and the team from The South African Federation for Mental Health, Sandra Khumalo, our campaign #Ambassador, as well as Ntebo Peane and Peace Maseko from the North Gauteng..
Remember Meshack and Shadreck, the twins who came to LITTLE EDEN just in time for Christmas? Friends like you rallied round to provide the much-needed financial donations for food, exercise therapy and customised wheelchair support to ensure their comfort and enhance their quality of life. Thank you for helping to make the twins’ first Christmas..
When Lwandile (Lwa) was admitted to LITTLE EDEN in November last year, he showed no emotion. He looked at us suspiciously out of narrowed eyes and we could tell that he was expecting the worst, perhaps from past experience. Before he came to us, Lwa spent most of his days and nights alone in a..
A wish comes true – Shaun makes the move to Elvira Rota Village. Ever since he came to us, as a small, sickly tot in 2004, Shaun has been prone to severe chest infections. Doctors did not expect him to live long. But, against all odds, Shaun thrived at LITTLE EDEN. Although he is unable..
What would Christmas be without family and friends? At LITTLE EDEN we are blessed to have a huge family of 300 children and adults … and a wide circle of the best friends anyone could ask for. Thank you for being one of these special friends. Whether you clapped your hands and sang along at..
Amazing to think that these LITTLE EDEN residents (pictured with ERV Site Manager, Paolo Slaviero) have been living at LITTLE EDEN since they were youngsters. Bobby, (second from left) will be turning 70 in May! These older residents are very proud of their home, and willingly help in the kitchen, laundry and garden, pack pecan..
Thanks to an international funder, exciting renovations are about to commence at both our Homes. At Elvira Rota Village, a new residential block will be built which, together with some reconfiguration in Pino’s Place (an existing residential block), will allow us to relocate 50 residents from Domitilla & Danny Hyams Home, freeing up space at..