Autumn Newsletter

Here is the link to our latest newsletter: http://mailchi.mp/e41b29f21ed0/grct-autumn-newsletter-2019 News from our beneficiaries in South Africa and an update on the various wonderful fundraising activities of our supporters.

Annual Brighton BBQ

Thank you to all who came along and supported our annual Brighton fundraising BBQ 🍔.  What a great evening! Thank you also to @thevampireswife for the stunning velvet bag and @gillcopeland for the atmospheric framed photo of the West Pier for the raffle and @marcusmith10 for the signed rugby shirt for […]

Thank you Tea Saturday 24 August 2019

The Trustees are hosting a Thank You Tea for our friends and supporters on Saturday 24 August, between 3-5 pm. The venue is our chairperson Ruth Burns’ garden at Longstead, Sheath Lane, Oxshott KT22 0QU. Please RSVP (with numbers and dietary restrictions) to Jenny Jennings jxjennings@yahoo.co.uk. We do hope you […]

Looking forward to 2019

In 2019 we look forward to another year of feeding South African children in need. Your generosity will mean that this year more children than ever will benefit from superior nutrition. e’Pap helps to increase concentration at school and supply the energy needed to engage in play, and improves physical health all […]

News from Hout Bay

Our chairperson, Ruth Burns, and her family recently travelled to South Africa. During their time there, they paid a visit to 3 creches in the Hout Bay area – Wavecrest in Hangberg and Siluncedo and Zoliswa’s House in IY. In 2015, the GRCT began funding the feeding of e’Pap for […]

Penny Fleming, dear friend and founder of the GRCT

Dear friends and supporters You may have heard the very sad news that our founder, Penny Fleming, passed away last week. She fought valiantly for more than 9 months, following an accident which caused a severe spinal injury.  Even when in great pain and discomfort, Penny touched the lives of […]

St Augustine’s Playschool, in Walmer Township, Port Elizabeth

At St Augustine’s Playschool, the class teacher told one of our trustees during a recent visit that she has requested that parents do not feed their children breakfast before attending school. The reason for this is that, when e’Pap breakfasts were first introduced, she observed that the 3 children who […]

John Masiza School in Walmer Township, Port Elizabeth

A breakfast of e’Pap helps this large class of 49 pupils (pictured) concentrate on their school work, and therefore helps the teacher with her challenging task of teaching such a large class of children. The prescribed class size for this age group is 40. However, due to lack of school […]