We are delighted to announce that Uthando Project has been granted DGR status (Deductible Gift Recipient) in Australia, with all donations over $2 being tax deductible. Donations can be made by cheque, via Paypal or through our ANZ Bank Account (more details here), with new credit card functionality for both one-off and ongoing donations COMING Read More »
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The May 2015 Uthando Newsletter is now online and bumper packed – we hope to see you at one of the many upcoming events in 2015
Dear Uthando Dollmakers and Friends, Are you ready to take on the MAKE A 100 DOLLS IN A DAY Challenge during multicultural Harmony Week, (March 15 – 21) at four venues around Perth? OR would you like to create your own full day of dollmaking with your friends and guests from another culture? The underlying Read More »
We have designed a new doll, called Simple Doll, which lends itself to a production line system … after Bertha Magoge, TREE director, commented that they see 40,000 children each year! Big thanks to Dolls and Daydreams for the inspiration for this adaptable pattern for boy and girl dolls. Simple Doll Pattern
To celebrate Harmony Week, we will be hosting several “100 Dolls in a Day” events in March 2015.
An insightful review of our book “100 Dolls, Countless Hearts” describes the KwaZulu Natal context of purposeful dollmaking by Uthando Project, admires the patterns and lives of the dollmakers. Buy from our SHOP at a reduced price.
OCTOBER 2014 NEWSLETTER This newsletter shows how dolls are made across Australia in greater numbers and with independent regional groups. The year finishes with a flurry of fundraising activities and small exhibitions.
We’ve learned so much from our visitors, Rachel and Bertha. One hugely important update from Bertha is her explanation of what makes dolls truly valuable for TREE and the children they work with. See our TREE dolls page to find out more.
Have you received our latest newsletter? Read all about the upcoming events in May with our international visitors, Bertha Magoge, CEO TREE, Durban and Rachel Rozentals-Thresher, CEO, dlalanathi, Pietermaritzburg. Not a subscriber? Subscribe today!
The wonderful group of women who meet every fortnight at The Meeting Place in Fremantle held a farewell morning tea for a founding member, Delis Hague. Delis has embarked on a new phase in her life in her native home, New Zealand. The whole group turned out to wish Delis well and to encourage her to Read More »
This sight is sure to gladden any Uthando heart! On 17th January, we were delighted to be part of the Community Day at the 2014 Maccabi Junior Carnival, held in Perth. With 163 teenage girls participating, this 5 hour event was something quite different to the format of our usual workshops and school programme! Read More »
Year 6 students once again presented dolls at their final school assembly. This is the fifth year the school has participated in the Uthando project.
In December 2013, Georgia and her team packed up over 2000 dolls waiting to travel to KwaZulu Natal – and they are now on their way. A huge thank you to all those doll makers who contributed, or who have sent dolls independently.
CEOs from two of our partners in KwaZulu Natal will be in Perth for two weeks, May 16-30. Register your interest in a host of activities facilitated by Rachel Rozentals-Thresher (dlalanathi) and Bertha Magoge (TREE). See the Events calendar for the two-day retreat, professional presentation, public meeting, two day workshop and visits to Albany, Bunbury, Sorrento, Read More »