Our Centre will be CLOSED on Friday 5th November as our volunteers are required elsewhere. Normal opening hours will resume on Monday 8th November. Mondays 1pm – 3pm Fridays 10:00am – 2:00pm Friday 3rd December, 2021 will be the final date and we will be closed through the festive season. 2022 opening dates and times will Read More »
Opening hours for our headquarters Anderson Road Community Centre, 24 Anderson Road Forrestfield are: Mondays 1pm – 3pm commencing Monday 8th February 2021. Public Holidays Excluded. Fridays 10:00am – 2:00pm commencing Friday 26th February 2021.
As we approach the end of the year there are a few dates to note for visitors to our Anderson Road Centre in Forrestfield. OPEN Monday 23rd, November 1pm – 3pm. Friday 27th November 10am – 2pm. Monday 30th November 1pm – 3pm, Friday 4th December 10am – 2pm is LAST DAY FOR Read More »
With our recent shipment now on it’s way to KZN Our volunteers are taking a well earned break from delivery and sorting tasks. Our Centre at Anderson Road Forrestfield will be closed on Monday 2nd November 2020 and Monday 16th November 2020.
Hi Everyone Well, all the dolls are packed and ready to go. I’m sure you’ll be thrilled to know that your efforts have contributed to a total of 96 bags containing 4309 dolls 236 sewing kits 387 balls 210 African animals 300 assorted toys, puppets and rattles. Everyone deserves a pat on Read More »
Our centre at 24 Anderson Road Forrestfield (Anderson Road Community Centre) will be closed on Friday 25th September 2020. Normal opening times for Friday 10:00am to 2:00pm will resume the following week Friday 2nd October 2020
To celebrate the reopening of our Headquarters in the Anderson Road Community Centre, Forrestfield, we are offering for a limited time only, our book “100 dolls Countless Hearts for the children of KwaZulu Natal for the very special price of just $5 (PICK UP ONLY and CASH ONLY) from 24 Anderson Road Forrestfield WA Open Read More »
Our next shipment of dolls to KwaZulu Natal, the first we have been able to send since December 2019 is now scheduled! To be included in this shipment completed dolls need to be received at our Headquarters, Anderson Road Community Centre, 24 Anderson Road, Forrestfield WA on or before Monday 21st September, 2020. Dolls can Read More »
We are pleased to advise that our Headquarters in the Anderson Road Community Centre, 24 Anderson Road Forrestfield, Western Australia, is open again! Opening hours are: Monday 1:00pm – 3:00pm (Closed on public holidays). Friday 10:00am – Read More »
Uthando Project would like to thank Deborah Campbell, who after eight years of co-ordinating the wonderful dollmakers group in Bunbury WA, is moving on to other local community art works. Deb’s tireless commitment to making dolls, recruiting and sharing your skills with others and managing fundraising events has ensured that hundreds of children in KwaZulu Read More »
In line with current community efforts being made to reduce the risk of Corona virus spread, Headquarters at Anderson Road Community Centre in Forrestfield WA will be closed, until further notice. We ask that you keep any completed dolls you have made until we are able to reopen. Dollmaking activities at CWA, Albany WA: Multicultural Centre, Read More »
Uthando Project thanks all our supporters for their commitment and dedication to ensuring more children in KZN can receive a doll. We wish you all a happy and safe festive season and look forward to seeing you again in 2020. Our headquarters at Anderson Road Community Centre, Forrestfield WA will close Friday 13th December to Read More »
November 2019 Newsletter available to read in our “News” section now! Thanks to all the dollmakers for submitting items and photos of events for sharing.
Please note that the postal address for Uthando Project has changed. Uthando Project now has it’s very own postal box address: Please send all items to us at: Uthando Project, PO Box 118 FORRESTFIELD WA 6058
http://www.wacraftshow.com.au/ Uthando Project will again be at the WA Craft Fair at Claremont Showgrounds this year. The Craft Fair has combined with the WA Woodwork Fair to bring patrons a huge range of stalls and displays over three days for one ticket price. Follow link for details and to purchase tickets early. Come and visit Read More »
‘It’s that time of year again. We have thousands more dolls ready for shipment to South Africa later this month and we appreciate any donations that help towards the cost of the freight. Each doll costs about $1.50 to send so a donation of $15 will help send 10 dolls. $100 will ship a whole Read More »
Many thanks to City of Cockburn for supporting us in hosting dollmaking workshops at Coolbellup Library on Thursday afternoons and for displaying our dolls at Success Library.
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 »
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
When Chris Bellanger last visited KwaZulu Natal, she spent much of her time sharing her reading glasses with the wonderful African ladies… and left with a promise to them that she would somehow get glasses to them once she was back in Albany, Western Australia. True to her word, Chris and the Albany ladies collected Read More »
The August 2014 Newsletter is a bumper read – packed full of valuable information for our dedicated dollymakers and Uthando supporters. Relax and enjoy!
Boy dolls are in demand! Our Uthando partners need about 40% of the dolls we send to be boys – here are some to inspire you!
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!
We are thrilled to see that a new dollmaking group has formed in Benowa, on the Gold Coast, Queensland. Initiated by friends Shari and Judy, the new group of enthusiasts has quickly become quite addicted to the creation of Uthando dolls, a feeling so many of us can relate to! In their short time together Read More »
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 »