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Esterhof

Esterhof got its name from Mrs. Ester Knobel. She was on the Management of the children’s home for many years.

PERSONNEL


Child Care Worker:
Margaret Bruwer

Relieve Child Care Worker:
Liza Olifant

Assistant:
Flora Dlamini

COMPOSITION


Margaret and Frikkie stay in Esterhof with 12 boys. Their ages range from 11-19 years.

INTERESTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS


The boys are interested in rugby, cricket, soccer, tennis, fishing and music.

CHURCH AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT


The Dutch Reformed Churches that are involved are Bethlehem Efrata, Parys South, Parys West and Reitz West.

They treat the boys with sweets and fruit, as well as presents and birthday parties.

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HOUSE


Our boys like to play cricket or rugby on the grass.

CHURCH AND SCHOOL PARTICIPATION


We attend the Dutch Reformed Church Efrata in Bethlehem and the boys also participate in the Sunday school.

The boys attend different schools: Voortrekker High School, Truida Kestell Primary School and Maluti Hoogland School.

NEEDS


  • Fishing equipment
  • Kettles, irons, frying pans, bedding as well as crockery for the boys who leave the centre at the end of the year.
  • Donations for sport and recreation tours.