Breede Centre Community Blog

Adult Empowerment

McGregor resident, Sylvia Matthys, has been trained in the production process of cutting, screen-printing & curing garments, or pieces ready for sewing. She works at the Breede Centre at least one day a week and these are her reflections: “After working at Country Cottages for 19 years, in the factory for 1 year and as a cleaner for 4 years, …

Afternoon Activities Program

Every Thursday, as part of the Afternoon Activities programme, the children can listen to a story, read a story to an older child or read with a volunteer between 14.30 and 15.30. We started with implementing brag tags to form part of the concept of discipline  This is a very practical way to encourage and reinforce positive behaviour. Every time …