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 […]

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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 […]

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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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2014/15 Annual General Meeting & Call for Board Members

Interested in fundraising, art and product development, communications and supporting communities in the Eastern Cape of South Africa? Keiskamma Canada is accepting new board members. Please contact keiskammacanada@shaw.ca to express your interest.
2014/15 AGM
6710-118 avenue, Highlands Branch, Edmonton Public Library
May 20, 2015
7:00 PM

This is also a perfect time to purchase your 2015 membership!

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April 2015 Newsletter

Keiskamma Canada publishes a quarterly newsletter to share information about upcoming events, sales and Stories from the Trust. Click here to read our April 2015 Newsletter.

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    Stories from the Trust – Music Academy twin brothers write about music, life and their futures

Stories from the Trust – Music Academy twin brothers write about music, life and their futures

My name is Thabo Ngoxo. I was born in 1996 and I was born with a twin brother. I stayed here in Hamburg until I was three. Then I left with my brother and went to live with my grandmother, my father’s mother, in East London. We both grew up in front of her […]

By |April 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Words from Anne Fanning and Her Trip to Hamburg

This is my favourite picture from a Hamburg visit two years ago.  I had attended a concert given by students who were part of the Keiskamma music academy, with found instruments and donor supported lessons. Waiting for the school bus home, this lad played for himself. What tune? To celebrate what memory? I was […]

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Drinks for Development 2015

Sunday, April 26, 4-6pmUpper Crust Cafe10909 86 Ave, EdmontonJoin Keiskamma Canada Foundation, Sombrilla, and the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation to learn more about international development work in South Africa and Latin America. Featuring art, crafts and products for sale from international partners and stories from local volunteers.Tickets: Available at the door for $10 […]

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Planting Seeds of Growth – A story by Marilyn Scott

One of our very hard working and passionate board members, Marilyn Scott has prepared a series of stories from her several visits to Keiskamma Trust in South Africa. This is our second story, we hope you enjoy! Please leave us comments below if you would like to know more about a certain area […]

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