For CAST, December has been all about celebrating children and the gift of Christmas. Thanks to all the generous donations we received, CAST was able to give a toy to every child on our food parcel programme. 212 more words
Tags » Poverty-relief
Last week CAST had the opportunity to partner with Baptist Global Response to provide hospice buckets for bedridden community members in KwaDabeka and Chesterville.
Baptist Global Response is a global Southern Baptist relief and development organisation with a heart for helping the poor and suffering to have the opportunity to experience a full and meaningful life. 168 more words
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…Oxfam Canada and Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada Inc […] were told they cannot work for the “prevention of poverty,” which is considered political, but can “alleviate poverty,” which is charitable.
At CAST’s Community Empowerment Centre in Chesterville, Nomakaya Mpambaniso (CAST’s Chesterville Community Co-ordinator) leads a counselling support group for those in the community. Every week the group comes together for support, sewing and knitting projects, as well as fun games and activities. 430 more words