Thank you Froula Van Zyl for your AMAZING generosity in donating more !!! we are able for a month or 2 to extend our haven food tickets a little more.. . Isaac the supervisor at Haven was glad to see folk. He was worked i dont know how long but a very long time at kalk bay and has a real love for people on the street and recognises somany I am meeting every week for the first time .. .so anyway we arranged due the amazing generosity of Froula Van s donation topping up our account last week well be able to take lunches away and also hand them out on the street in containers for amonth or 2 as i can only fit in 5 in my car.. suppose to some this might sound strange but once again in the face of extreme vulnerabilty I had the privilage of seeing how the human spirit is so strong..and levels of gratitude and humility not easy to find in other walks of life Amongst other folk.I picked up and older woman Margaret aged 59 whose birthday is in novemeber this year ...rasta guy who looks after her..he has lived all over cape town and talked about how much less dangerous than other parts of capetonw the peninsual was...thats was in muizenburg we met today ..they were witting in the park. I knew immediately how much it meant to them ..bothe telling me how hungry they had been todasy and both jumped and came along as if we were old frineds..this is the amazing thign on the street,,, I had to really look around and the traffic stopped me pickup upsome other folk.we found three more peep nearer kalk bay this time .
At the moment one of the residents in Haven kalk bay is a superlative cook...kebabs wonderful rice and vergatable were served,,and everyone started smiling....I continue to be humbled by how the temporary residents in the shelter too i meet eacg week ,, all to aware of the precariousness of their own future too,,,treat guests off the streets,its a levle of kindness and humity to be honest ive only found on the street ..and well in children ,,,some thing deep that to contemplate isnt it? what a beautiul day and thanks to ALL donors (clothes too ) M for keeping us going a little more !! If anyone would like to meet us there next friday let me know youre more than welcome and your day will only be enhanced.. you could bring a few cool drinks etc its so hot