In 1996 Nelson Mandela chose to celebrate his seventy eighth birthday in the company of 2 000 children with disabilities. Which other world leader would share such an occasion with those affected by mental and physical challenges? And what better way to honour and keep alive Madiba’s legacy than by choosing to support the 300..
We’re proud to have been invited to share the work of LITTLE EDEN Society at the United Nations 15th session of the Conference of State Parties (COSP) of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Entitled The role of sport and cultural life in building inclusive and participatory societies for persons with..
Thanks to support from our wonderful donors and friends, we reached our target of R55 000 towards the cost of crucial medical supplies to keep our special angels healthy. And that meant that our CEO, Xelda Rohrbeck, and former staff member Carl Rohrbeck had to make good on their promise to perm their hair if..
Do you have fundraising experience and an impressive skills set? We’re looking for a Senior Fundraising Officer to join our busy team. This is a full-time position and reports to the Business Development Manager. Education and minimum requirements: Relevant Tertiary qualification (A qualification in Communications/PR/Sales and Marketing would be advantageous) Five years experience in..
When you care for children and adults affected by profound intellectual disability, you accept that there are many things they don’t understand. You learn to listen, even when they can’t speak. And you pick up when they are frightened, uncomfortable or unwell. Because, they don’t understand when they’re coming down with a cold..
Watch Old Mutual Insure MD, Garth Napier’s experience as a participant in the LITTLE EDEN 5th Annual CEO Wheelchair Campaign®
On 29 March MD of Old Mutual Insure, Garth Napier, spent the day in a wheelchair as a participant in our 5th annual CEO Wheelchair campaign. Share the experience with him in this wonderful video. Thank you, Garth, for helping to raise funds for the care of children and adults with profound intellectual disability at..
Yegan Moopen from MEI Construction & Services took part in our annual Wheelchair Campaign recently, and had this to say of his experience: “This year I had the privilege of participating in Little Eden’s CEO Wheelchair Campaign on Friday 18th March 2022. My one day in the wheelchair has humbled me to the everyday issues..
Stefan Tolmay of New Generation Rigging recently took part in our Wheelchair Campaign, where participants spend a work day in a wheelchair. This is what he had to say about his experience … “Thank you for the opportunity to participate and to be part of the wheelchair campaign. “Only after participating in the campaign, did..
Selflessness, commitment and leadership best describe former CEO and Honorary Lifetime President of LITTLE EDEN Society, Lucy Mary Slaviero née Hyams. These qualities were recognised recently when she was presented with the award of Knighthood of the Order of the Star of Italy – ‘Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia’ – by the Italian Ambassador to..
Murray Carter – National Sales Director for BSH Home Appliances – spent Thursday 10 March in a wheelchair, as a participant in LITTLE EDEN’s 5th Annual CEO Wheelchair Campaign®. This is what he had to say: “Firstly, thank you to LITTLE EDEN and all their staff for the amazing work you do every day. The..