Katleen Verschoore originates from Belgium but has been living and working in South Africa since 1994 and in McGregor since 1997. Her BA in Psychology, studies in Waldorf Education and her passion for the holistic development of children had her working as a kindergarten teacher for 10 years and as the Fundraiser-Public Relations person at a local Waldorf School. Since 2015 she is the ECD & Afterschool Manager at the Breede Centre where she develops, guides and coordinates afternoon and holiday activity programmes and an Educare Centre for the village children which includes raising funds and training local young people as youth leaders. She finds it very rewarding to tell stories, perform puppet shows and do arts and craft activities with the children who are eagerly receiving all that is offered. Katleen believes that each child has gifts to develop and it is her passion to assist with just that.