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Singakwenza, which means “We can do it” is a Non-Profit Organisation providing Early Childhood Education to economically disadvantaged communities.

The amazing support and sponsorship that Singakwenza received enabled our Blackwood’s Home of Gardening Ladies’ Garden Tea on Saturday 4th February to be an enormous success. Despite the intense heat, the 200 ladies that attended had a wonderful afternoon, with the irrepressible Tanya Visser providing a most informative and entertaining presentation on water-wise gardening. The funds raised will enable us to start mentoring in a new crèche in the second term. What an incredible gift to give to our community – THANK YOU!

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We had a number of “Hostesses” who invited 10 guests to sit at their tables. They decorated their tables and provided some delicious eats for their guests to enjoy.

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The Nectar Co          Just So          Moores-Pitt Premium Poultry

Tasha’s Fudge         Hilton Clothing     The Rotunda Farm Stall

Glitz and Glamour     The Tan Lab        BU Beauty       Esse

Down to Earth         Lavish Skincare     SkinWorx       Africa Organics

Blackwood’s Home of Gardening also sponsored a wonderful hamper which was raffled on the day. This raised almost R2 500!

In addition, every guest received a goodie bag from Blackwood’s Home of Gardening, with some treats from Wedgewood Nougat and “The Gardener” magazine.

Here are some of our happy prizewinners:

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A special mention needs to go to Ben, from Ben’s Dance Studio, for very kindly loaning us the sound system to use at the event.

A huge thank you, too, to all the hostesses, the 8 Mile swimmers who assisted with this event, and our Singakwenza team, as this would never have been the success that it was without all their hard work!