Pictured above, the Cause Postulator, Mr Luigi Slaviero, takes the Oath, watched by His Grace, Archbishop Buti Tlhangale OMI. Whilst the journey towards Sainthood is a lengthy one that may take many years to be completed, we are excited to report that the next step towards the Canonisation of Domitilla and Danny Hyams took..
Last Friday, Elvira Rota Village residents had their fun-filled annual Sport Day today! We use Sport days at Little Eden to celebrate our residents’ abilities and developmental achievements. Even though the majority of our residents rely on wheelchairs for their mobility, they still enjoy races, ball games and other competitive activities. Not to mention the..
We congratulate Sr Seena on attaining her Silver Jubilee as a nun in February this year. Sr Seena is one of four Sisters of the Imitation of Christ (SIC) from India, who provide an invaluable contribution to our residents’ wellbeing, serving in the Care and Stimulation programme. She has been part of the LITTLE EDEN..
During March (National Intellectual Disability Awareness Month), CEOs and Company Directors were challenged to spend one work day in a wheelchair, to create awareness and help raise much needed funds for the special angels at LITTLE EDEN, the majority of whom have physical disabilities along with profound intellectual disability, and depend on their wheelchairs for..
For a few precious hours we were able to push Covid-19 to the back of our minds; Santa had special visiting rights at both our Homes just in time for Christmas – and he didn’t come empty handed! You can imagine the squeals of excitement, the joy and laughter that greeted Father Christmas when he..
Music therapy is not only a source of joy to children and adults with profound intellectual disability, it also helps their vocal ability and breathing. Before working with our Music Therapist, Sindi was only able to make limited, short sounds. Singing has helped improve her vocabulary and exercise her chest muscles and lungs to improve..
Construction of the new 26 bed wing at Elvira Rota Village is on track, with completion scheduled for April/May. The modern, new building includes thermal insulation to keep residents cosy during the cold Bapsfontein winters, soft vinyl flooring in the spacious dayroom, and high efficiency LED lighting. Showerßaths – LITTLE EDEN’s own innovative invention, will..
As a registered PBO and NPO, LITTLE EDEN issues Section 18A tax certificates for donations with certain limitations. Apart from helping children and adults with profound intellectual disability, if you are a South African tax payer, your donation could reduce your individual or company tax liability … and earn you BBBEE points too. But you..
Elize was one of the first children admitted to LITTLE EDEN when we opened our doors in 1967. She spent many happy days as part of a small group of little ones under the care of the young Domitilla Hyams. After much soul searching, Elize’s mother subsequently decided that she wanted to keep her daughter..
Wind back the clock and get right back into the Christmas spirit by watching our unique and touching Nativity concerts online. The Nativity Story: Angels in the Orchard takes you through the nut orchards and other beautiful places at Elvira Rota Village. Francesco the donkey even has a starring role! The Domitilla & Danny Hyams..