“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” – John Bunyan It’s hard to imagine CEOs and top-level influencers as vulnerable or helpless. They are powerful players in the South African economy; they rule their organisations and guide them towards success. But what if they were..
Towards the end of last year we shared Yanga’s story with you, because it illustrates so clearly how even the most challenging case can benefit from patient, continuous encouragement. Yanga is visually disabled and severely affected by Downs Syndrome, but over the years we’ve encouraged him to discover colours, textures and sounds … and best..
Twenty-eight years ago, a little girl with intellectual disability was admitted to our Home – and has lived there happily ever since. Today, Candy is a grown woman, although her mind remains child-like. Her pride and joy is her Frozen duvet cover, which she got for her birthday last year, and her collection of pin-up..
Softly spoken and unassuming, Sr Merin isn’t everyone’s idea of a super hero. But if you think how much courage it takes to leave your home, your loved ones and everything that’s familiar to you … and travel over 7 000km to live and work in a strange country where they don’t speak your language..
To commemorate Arbor Week last September, residents and staff of Elvira Rota Village planted no fewer than 1 500 indigenous trees, which will form a beautiful, natural forest in years to come. Black Karee, White Karee, Riverbush Willows and Olive trees were among the saplings planted. The new forest area is an extension of the..
It didn’t take long for this little cutie to creep into our hearts! Five-year-old Bright is one of the more recent additions to Yellow Wing, and already had Sr Martiza wound round his little finger. When he first came to LITTLE EDEN, he would only eat if Sr Martiza fed him, but he is now..
We’re here to care for the most vulnerable souls – children and adults with profound intellectual disability. Many are unable to walk or talk, feed or dress themselves, or use the bathroom. They require 24-hour care … and they will require it for the rest of their lives. To ensure we are able to provide..
Work for us LITTLE EDEN, a leading NGO established over 50 years ago, is looking for compassionate and highly motivated individuals for our team based at Domitilla and Danny Hyams Home in Edenvale. The positions below are for full time employment commencing January 2019. Candidates must have their own reliable transport, a valid drivers’ licence..
Our team of 18 riders who participated in the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge raised just over R73 000 towards the #Pillows4Angels #Soundsleep campaign. CEO Xelda Rohrbeck ,who agreed to have her face painted if we reached our target, spent the day sporting a colourful floral design on her face. Out of pure joy, Business Develop..
Once again, LITTLE EDEN was nominated by Italian-South African Chamber of Trade and Industries as the beneficiary of the Nedbank Business Excellence Awards raffle draw, which took place on Thursday 29 November 2018. Here are the winners of the fantastic prizes: 1st Prize: Espresso Veloce Serie V11 Red Coffee Machine valued at R101 650 –..