As I walked up our driveway, 13 year old Luke came through the gate, running towards me. He excitedly exclaimed, “Mandy, I haven’t seen you for such a long time!” while throwing his arms around me and giving me a big hug. It’s been six months, and Luke, who struggles with Prader Willis Syndrome […]
I want to thank Mrs Nosipho Mkhupheka for her unselfish and exceptional service beyond the call of duty. This wonderful lady works at the Department of Home Affairs, Scottburgh. Today, at 4:00pm all her colleagues left their workstations and went home. Mrs Mkhupheka stayed and helped the last 40 customers… all on her own, and […]
By Mandy Moo Fish Above all things I regard kindness of heart, and over the years I’ve tried to live like that and teach my child to do the same. About two months ago we met a wonderful man named Tony at the Caltex near the fire station. Vaughn was very sick, and within moments […]
On Sunday, we went into the Inanda Valley with Ant and his volunteers from KZN Valley Dogs, who feed the dogs in the valley once a week… on an assignment to find our wheelchair recipient, and hopefully get a photo. Unfortunately, even though we did visit Fiso’s home, he was at Church with his family. […]
There is so much negativity about, and too often we can get caught in a spiral of negative thoughts and feelings, especially when we stay connected through social media. Although I have read this before, as it has been doing the rounds on the internet for years… and the author is unknown, it’s inspiring and uplifting so […]
I choose… to live by choice, not by chance… to make changes, not excuses, to be motivated, not manipulated, to be useful, not used, to excel, not to compete. I choose… self-esteem, not self-pity. I choose… to listen to my inner voice, not the random opinion of others. I choose to be me. I choose […]
These Women are the reason our world is a better place. Thank-you to the Women of the Kloof Women’s Institute, for all you do… and more importantly how well you serve, with love, compassion and care… and lots of cheerful laughter and joy, it was a memorable experience to share the morning with you… and I hope the first of many.
According to Google and Wiki there are about 57.7 million people living in South Africa, and about half of those are women. That’s about 28.9 million women living in our country. We recently asked our Women of Worth what they spend on sanitary pads and tampons a month, and the average amount was R120.00 per […]