We are presenting at International Week!

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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|

The Isishweshwe Apron

Isishweshwe is a distinctive printed cotton fabric from German design.

An Isishweshwe apron [faskoti] is an important part of a Xhosa woman’s wardrobe.

You first wear an Isishweshwe apron when you are a bride [umakoti].

As a married woman, you are supposed to have one or two or even more Isishweshwe outfits in case there is a […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

African Soup Supper – November 14

Women of Hope is hosting their biannual African Soup Supper on Saturday, November 14. Come join us for great food, great company and support two great organizations!

When: Saturday, November 14 @ 6 PM
Where: Covenant CRC Church,  19010 87 Ave.
Tickets $15 

Please email emily.vandriesum@gmail.com if you are interested in purchasing tickets and we will hold them […]

By |November 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    Food for the Heart – Garden Program from a Youth’s Perspective

Food for the Heart – Garden Program from a Youth’s Perspective

Thank you Sean Sander for sharing one of your experiences from the Change Your World Youth Tour put on by Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC). Watch for more stories from the youth participants! 
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Upon viewing the garden, I was struck with awe. The pilot garden, and the Go-Go gardens that I visited are beautifully pruned, and […]

By |September 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

We Are Coming to Calgary!

We are very excited to be bringing Keiskamma Canada Foundation to Calgary at the Spruce Meadows Masters Tournament. Invite your friends to come visit our table and shop our product from September 9-13.

Wednesday 9 Sept
11:00am – 6:00pm

Thursday 10 Sept
11:00am – 6:00pm

Friday 11 Sept
11:00am – 8:00pm

Saturday 12 Sept
10:00am – 7:00pm

Sunday 13 Sept
10:00am – 6:00pm

For more […]

By |September 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Fabric Inspired by One of Our Own

Over the years, previous board member, Marilyn Scott has made several visits to the Keiskamma Trust to inspire teachers and children in the classrooms. While she was inspiring children with her kindness and creativity she didn’t quite realize the inspiration her sundress would bring to the Trust as well. Some of the women […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Stories from the Trust – Essay by Simbongile Zita

This is a small essay written by Simbongile Zita, a student Marilyn Scott met while working in the classrooms of the Keiskamma Trust. Thank you Simbongile for writing this essay and sharing your story with us!
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I am a young man at the age of 19. As I was growing up, I did not know what my […]

By |June 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment|

Stories from the Trust – Essay by Yonela

This is a small essay written by Yonela Ngcwembe, a student Marilyn Scott met while working in the classrooms of the Keiskamma Trust. Thank you Yonela for writing this essay and sharing your story with us!
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I am a girl who grew up with grandparents. My mother and father separated when I was a little girl. I […]

University Hospital May Sale

Pick up your Mother’s Day gifts and something special for you from our sales table at the University Hospital in May. You’ll find your favorite Keiskamma items as well as new orders from our artisans in South Africa.

May 6-7, 2015
University of Alberta Hospital, Main Level Foyer

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