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..
At last year’s SAB Foundation Social Innovation & Disability Empowerment Awards, LITTLE EDEN’s Showerßath, developed by Lucy Slaviero, scooped second place. Suitable for use in care facilities, hospitals and homes, the Showerßath makes bath time safe and hygienic for heavier people including children and adults with limited mobility who are unable to bath themselves. At..
Please take note of our office hours over the festive season. Our Homes will be open, so family visits can be arranged with the sister on duty. 14 December: OFFICE CLOSED 15 December: OFFICE CLOSED 16 December: OFFICE CLOSED 17 December: OFFICE OPEN (7:30am – 4:30pm) 18 December: OFFICE OPEN (7:30am – 4:30pm) 19 December:..
Who would believe that spending a day in a wheelchair – as a participant in the annual LITTLE EDEN CEO Wheelchair Campaign™ – could change your life? Those who’ve done it before! Influential business representatives from corporates such as Discovery Limited, Multotec, Mixtelematics and Mandate Molefi, who took the challenge last March (Intellectual Disability Awareness..
Hospital beds, an Ear Nose and Throat set, oxygen concentrators, infusion equipment, pulse oximeters, hot air sterilizer, suction machine, haemoglobin monitor, ultra violet sterilizer, needle destroyer, examination lamp, bed screens and an emergency trolley are just some of the medical equipment we need to buy to ensure the most sickly and vulnerable among our ‘angels’..