Badisa News

16May 2019

Ons vergeet so dikwels dat ons verpleeg personeel ook ‘n mamma, vrou, versorger, skoonmaker, broodwinner is. Verpleegsters dag is die dag wat ons vir elk verpleeg personeellid wil erkenning gee vir die sagte hande wat elke ouer persoon met deernis, liefde en geduld hanteer . Soms is daar baie uitdagings deur die dag en word […]

06May 2019

– by Esmé Brink It’s a Friday morning; a phone is ringing.  A woman answers, the call doesn’t take long, she nods in agreement while listening attentively to the caller on the other side.  Three hours later her doorbell rings. When she opens her front door, her heartbeat increases ever so slightly as she looks […]

03May 2019

Calendulastraat was tot laasjaar Augustus ‘n stofpad wat deur ‘n oop, ongebruikte erf geloop het. Inwoners het die straat “Vuilstraat” gedoop, omdat die stof altyd hulle voete vuilgemaak het as hulle dorp toe moes stap. Nou is die straat mooi netjies geplavei en skoon met ‘n speelarea vir die kinders van die dorp. Mnr. Ray […]

03May 2019

From 15 May (International Family Day) to 15 June (World Elderly Abuse Awareness Day) Badisa will support the national Go Turquoise 4 the Elderly campaign. At the moment we have more than 4 million people over the age of 60 years in our country, by 2030 there will be more than 7 million older persons. Badisa […]

03May 2019

Daar is talle kerke wat Badisa se werk ondersteun, en in die volgende paar maande wil ons graag erkenning gee aan die verskeie gemeentes wat ons programme ondersteun. Hierdie maand is ons fokus op die gemeentes wat Badisa Trio se werk in die noordelike voorstede van Kaapstad ondersteun. Baie dankie aan die volgende gemeentes, wat […]

29Mar 2019

– Written by Leigh Reabow Adoption is not a second option Many people do not wake up one day and decide they want to adopt – the truth is, the path to adoption is a journey. A journey that is well thought through and considered. Once you have decided on adoption as a path to […]

29Mar 2019

– Geskryf deur Dr. Siegfried Louw Die vlugvoos babatjie word in sy ma se arms van die vliegtuig afgedra. Toe ek uiteindelik my tas by die “baggage reclaim” kry en by die deure uitstap, sien ek die einste meneertjie. Maar nou dolgelukkig op die koel vloer van die besige lughawe-gebou. En rondom hom staan ʼn […]

29Mar 2019

– written by Me. E. Jaftha John* chose to be admitted to Toevlug in September 2018. He was previously admitted in another rehabilitation facility, but relapsed after the death of his brother. John’s brother was his biggest support system during his previous rehabilitation, the moment his brother passed away he had no where to turn. […]

29Mar 2019

– Vertel deur Annemarie Fourie In Oktober van 2015 word ‘n skamerige 9-jarige Sotho seun in die sorg van Steinthal Kinderhuis geplaas. Sy klein lyfie het talle kneusplekke en brandwonde op gehad. Hy het vertel hoe hy soms van sy huis gevlug het en snags op vreemdelinge se voorstoepe geslaap het voordat die polisie ingegryp […]