Who buys things at our product sales: A story

Today is the first day of our Christmas sale at the University of Alberta Hospital. We have 4 long tables set up, full of the wonderful hand crafted items from the Keiskamma Trust. There are warm felted scarves, tea cozies, aprons and tea towels, brightly coloured shopping bags, elephant cushion covers and beaded ornaments […]

By |January 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Why We Do What We Do…

 

Little did Carol Hoffmeyr know what she was getting into when she and her husband, Justus, moved from Johannesburg to the small village of Hamburg on the coast of the Eastern Cape back in 2000. Both physicians, Carol is a generalist while Justus’s specialty is obstetrics and gynecology.

Carol’s reason for moving was to pursue […]

By |September 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Keiskamma Benefit Dinner

Keiskamma Benefit Dinner – Join us for dinner! Enjoy an evening of great food, friendly company, silent and live auctions along with a short film and be a part of transforming the lives of the children of the Keiskamma Trust. The evening program will be hosted Heather McPherson, Executive Director of Alberta Council for Global Cooperation, along with a […]

By |September 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Embroidery Workshops at the McMullen Gallery

In conjunction with our Indalo show, we had the privilege to hold weekly workshops in the McMullen galley. During these workshops we worked on fabric appliqué pieces which followed the theme of the show Indalo, birds. Each participant was given the opportunity to practice techniques used by the women of the Keiskamma Art Project and experience the process […]

By |March 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    INDALO: Nature Tapestries from Keiskamma, Eastern Cape of South Africa

INDALO: Nature Tapestries from Keiskamma, Eastern Cape of South Africa

February 13-March 20
 

Inspired by the wonder, beauty and fragility of their natural environment, the women of the tiny village of Bodiam have created intricate tapestries that set birds in beautifully lush surroundings. The women have entitled this work ‘Indalo’, the Xhosa word for ‘nature’. Although life in the Eastern Cape remain challenging, hope and […]

By |January 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment|

ACGC Change Your World Youth Tour – documentary

 

We are very excited to launch the documentary made by the five Alberta youth who participated in Alberta Council for Global Cooperation’s (ACGC) Change Your World tour to Keiskamma Trust in the Eastern Cape of South Africa this past summer! Be inspired to learn about the health, art, and educational programs run by The Keiskamma […]

By |November 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|