Charities and non-profit organisations come in all shapes and sizes. Some of them are large, established, influential, international. Think World Vision, Oxfam. At the other end of the scale are the small, local operations, driven by the passion and commitment of a founder (or two), a small band of volunteers, a personal connection to the cause or the place or the people and communities that their work is targeting. Of course, not all of these small operations are sustainable in the long term, and some don’t survive the initial enthusiasm. So the fact that the Canada-Mathare Education Trust will […]
To my smart, beautiful, wonderful daughter Eve, and her all-round great-guy husband Shaun Kroukamp, was born on Friday, 29th July, their first child, our first grandchild – and my mother’s first great-grandchild. Ten fingers, ten toes, and a cute little face – all’s well with the world! A very happy day, much relief and delight all round – Rob and I can’t wait to meet the little fella, and to congratulate his mom and dad and give them some big, warm, heartfelt hugs. My youngest daughter, a mother….!!