Badisa News

05Feb 2019

Geskryf deur Annemarie Bezuidenhout Die Loeriehof Tehuis vir ouer persone in Knysna het ‘n vennootskap gesluit met twee kleuterskole in die gemeenskap om voedsel te voorsien aan die kinders. Die kinders kry elke dag ‘n gebalanseerde maaltyd uit die tehuis se kombuis. Hierdie vennootskap is ‘n wen-wen situasie vir die tehuis en die kleuterskole, want […]

05Feb 2019

Written by Bianca Louw 10 – 16 February marks Pregnancy Awareness Week. The Department of Health uses this time to strengthen pregnancy education and stress important issues that promote a healthy pregnancy and safe motherhood. In support of this local initiative, we will share some information all pregnant women should know. Antenatal care Make an […]

04Feb 2019

Deur Rouxanne Opperman “ ’n Kind het die reg om te speel. Dit is noodsaaklik vir optimale ontwikkeling in ’n kind se vroeë en later jare. Speel is die kernbestanddeel om menslike kapitaal te ontlok om sodoende nasionale ontwikkelings-doelwitte te bereik. Speel is ’n reg, wat erken word deur die “United Nations’ Convention of the […]

21Jan 2019

Aan die voetheuwels van die Piketberg-berge lê die klein dorpie, Piketberg. Dit is ook hier waar die maatskaplikewerkprogram van Badisa die gemeenskap mobiliseer om projekte vir mense in nood aan te bied, nl die Skoenboks-terug-skool-toe-projek en die Damesdag in Oktober. ‘n Groot hoogtepunt in 2018 was die verlenging van Calendulastraat, die straat wat deur ‘n […]

18Jan 2019

Written by Bianca Louw Recent surveys suggest that 3.2 million learners are bullied yearly in South Africa. This is a tremendous amount of children and teenagers. Sadly, less than 33% of these children will ask for help, as they do not think it would change their situation. Technology has added extra complications as more and […]

12Dec 2018

Written by: Christine Quickfall How time flies! In a couple of weeks, I will be celebrating my 1- year anniversary in this position.  My Badisa season coincides with the time of year when we customarily reflect on the people and events that have shaped us, and the effect that our actions and words have had on […]

11Dec 2018

Deur Esmé Brink Spreker. Sanger. Liedjieskrywer.  Hoe bring ’n mens hulde aan iemand wat met woorde en wysies kon toor? Annalise het daardie rare vermoë gehad om woorde tot emosie en klank te kon omskep, en met haar glimlag en glinsterende oë diep binne in mens se siel te kon kyk. Ek het die besondere […]

06Nov 2018

Stats SA released a report in June 2018 giving more insight on crimes against women. During the study they asked South Africans whether women should have the same constitutional rights as men. It is estimated that 67% of men agreed with this statement, while 73% of women agreed. These percentages raise the question, “Do South […]

06Nov 2018

Written by Ronel van Zyl Women walking freely in the street and children playing safely in open spaces are the core of the National Development Plan goal on safety and security. A society free of fear of violence and discrimination is essential, not only as a basic human right but also as the foundation for […]

06Nov 2018

– written by Bianca Louw Not too long ago South African citizens were shocked  to hear that a six year old girl was raped in the bathroom of a popular family restaurant. There was an outcry on social media, South Africans were angry and mourned what happened to an innocent little girl. Suddenly rape wasn’t […]