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Care Village in time of Pandemic

The past nine months have been very different at the Care Village as you might imagine.  The country of South Africa shut down in the middle of March – schools and businesses closed, the borders were closed, curfews were instituted – all with the intent of permitting the medical community to prepare for outbreak.  The…
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December 1, 2020 0
Wheels On The Bus Fundraiser


We are extending the Bus campaign now through October 7th to reach our goal. The goal has been lowered from $125,000 to $100,000. Reason for the reduced goal is that a new bus is now about 100K and not the 125K we originally thought. Main reason for the reduced cost. the tourism industry is very…
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September 30, 2020 0
Virtual Golf Outing

Virtual Golf Outing

August 17, 2020 0

July Newsletter

Hello Care Village Friends! Thank you for your continued support and dedication to the children of Care Village. Your love and generosity have made such a difference in the lives of these children. It is winter now at Care Village, and one of the Middelburg board member’s family handmade warm pajamas for each of the…
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July 7, 2020 0

Heading Toward Normal…

2019 was a transformational year at Care Village – lots of “new” and many changes.  The title of this blog post reflects my new motto and my dream for the future of the children at Care Village.  So much has progressed as it relates to day-to-day.  Thanks to Care Village Manager, Gerrie Kasselman and his…
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December 29, 2019 0

Playgrounds, Internet, Golf Outing, Student Exchange, Trip to the Sea, and Thank You!!

May, June, and July proved to be very busy months when it comes to things related to Care Village.  It is about to get even busier! FPC Saline sponsored its third mission trip to Care Village with nine people.  Our goal was to help build two playgrounds – one for the little ones and one…
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August 23, 2019 0

Shipping Containers June 15 and June 22

There will be two shipping containers going to Middelburg, South Africa in June. We need volunteers to help with filling two containers. One will be filled on Saturday June 15th and the second on June 22nd. If you would like to help with the effort select one or both days to sign up to help.

May 14, 2019 0

Golf Outing Friday July 12, 2019

Join us again for the second annual golf outing to be held at Brookside Golf Course in Saline on Friday July 12, 2019 at 11am. For more detail read more.

May 1, 2019 0

SAS Service Trip 2019

How 2019 is flying by and how much has taken place at Care Village! I returned from our first Saline High School student service trip to Care Village on Sunday. It was two weeks filled with fun and sharing. We gathered at Liberty School on Saturday, March 16 at 6:30am. Everyone was on time –…
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April 8, 2019 0

Happy New Year!

It has been almost six weeks since I left Care Village – seems much longer.  When I am away, I wonder how everyone is and I long to return. Day one of the festival brought over 250 visitors to the festival.  Each night included a flea market and an outdoor stage featuring live music and…
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January 17, 2019 0