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Impact Radio's Gift

About a month ago, Erika was invited to go on Impact Radio, a Christian radio station here in Pretoria that is broadcast from Hatfield Church. It was during the morning segment, and two other community service organizations like ours were invited, too. Erika was the last of the three to go on the air. We went into the studio, and the DJ asked her what her organization does. Then he asked what their current needs are, among which Erika listed a vehicle for the centre and also used computers....
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Welcome

We would like to extend a very warm welcome to Jan and Beulah Stander, who have agreed to become involved at BEAM Africa, implementing and overseeing the ABET training. ABET, or Adult Basic Education Training, is accelerated basic English and numeracy training for adults.   Jan used to be an English teacher in an Afrikaans boys’ high school in Pretoria for many years. After that he was deputy principal at a private school in Pretoria as well. He has written a book called ...
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February 2010

    Dear Friends   We have decided to do a special "Letter of Gratitude" to the Honour and Glory of our Lord and Saviour - JESUS!   We also want to thank you for being vehicles through which He has worked in our lives and in the lives of those whom we serve!   We have so much news, I do not know where to begin...   1. We have really kicked off with speed this year. We have expanded and changed our Life Skills Programme. In 2 of the 4...
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Abbotts College - Silverlakes

THANK YOU to all students and parents who contributed to the Charity Drive..... We had VIP's assisting us in loading everything into our vehicle! It will be distributed along with the "Crocs" donation on the 6th of July 2009 when we have a special day for our children in Nellmapius.   Members of the SLC, Mr Andries van Renssen (Principal - Abbotts) and in the front to the right, are Aobakwe Pheto(Director - BEAM Africa Network) and Emission Letlalo (Administrator)....
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Update: 15 June 2009

So much has happened in the past month. We have experienced the absolute blessing of the group which was lead by Andrew Hayes and his parents. New friendships were formed and old ones grew deeper. We acquired an ABET (Adult Basic Education and Training) computerised programme. I was trained to facilitate and assess... I believe that we should be up and running by August. We are so excited because we really believe that this is one of the ways in which we should make a difference in our area....
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Update: 2 May 2009

We have just heard that a shoe manufacturer in the US is going to sponsor our children with shoes for this winter... WE ARE SO THANKFUL! To those who kept the request going on our behalf - Thank you so much! We do however have other needs for our children - please open our Sponsorship page for more information...
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