Giving #ChairComfort changes lives ”I didn’t know I would be “fixing” wheelchairs when I signed up as a Fidesco volunteer!” says Lise-Marie Chauvin, one of three Fidesco volunteers at LITTLE EDEN Society’s Domitilla and Danny Hyams Home (DDHH) in Edenvale. Under the guidance of Ilka Galabova (Care Centre Supervisor DDHH) and with the training of..
LITTLE EDEN JOINS THE COUNTRY IN COMMEMORATING NATIONAL CHILD PROTECTION WEEK (#CPW) LITTLE EDEN Society is one of the institutions in South Africa who provide 24 hours care to the most vulnerable members of our country. Currently, the youngest resident at the Society is 2 years old and the oldest is 69 years old. The..
What it means to #bemybest Working with people with profound intellectual disability highlights that each of us has our own pace of learning. The LITTLE EDEN Angels, as we call our residents, are people who continue striving to reach their full potential notwithstanding their physical and intellectual disabilities. LITTLE EDEN staff and volunteers do all..
We, as a community, have a responsibility to care for the most vulnerable members of our Society, whom LITTLE EDEN lovingly calls Angels. Giving something towards the care of one of these beautiful souls is not only a necessity for the one you are supporting, but it also brings hidden blessings to the giver. The..
There are many reasons to experience the annual LITTLE EDEN Christmas Concerts! You laugh and cry in a time-span of roughly 90 minutes of watching these unique concerts, which are at the same time vastly different and surprisingly the same. In this short time, you learn how our Angels with profound intellectual disability tap into..
Brett Cownley, Elenora and Frank Lubbe started riding for #TeamLittleEden in the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge three years ago because of their long-standing friendship with Marie-Victoire Cumming who is a LITTLE EDEN music therapist. Brett and Marie-Victoire Cumming’s brother were in the same class at school in Zimbabwe before both the Cumming and Cownley families..
Angel on the airways “They are loving, very trusting and content with who they are. And they are Angels in all ways who do not judge,” is how we describe our residents with Down Syndrome. About 10% of LITTLE EDEN residents, lovingly called Angels, are diagnosed with Downs Syndrome and complete our family circle..
Marie-Victoire Cumming and Zamazulu Zulu both work at LITTLE EDEN, and are passionate about making a difference, in more ways than one, to the lives of one of the most vulnerable individuals in our society. Marie, a music therapist at LITTLE EDEN, Domitilla and Danny Hyams Home, works first-hand with the residents (lovingly called..