International exchange with Iceland!

Margie van Zyl, our Director of Strategic partnerships, is on her way to Emseni near Rorke’s Drift in KZN to meet Disa, a volunteer from Iceland whom Rayne Stroebel and Magda Pienaar met in Reykjavik last year. Disa will be working at Emseni and St. Antonine and will be sharing her thoughts on this blog. […]

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Sharing and learning in Australia

We are excited to announce that Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) has invited Margie van Zyl, GERATEC’s Director of Strategic Partnerships, for a fully sponsored trip to their annual conference in Melbourne in November! The ACSA 2013 National Conference theme: “Facing Reform – jumping hurdles and staying in the race” aims to address the […]

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We’re going to China!

GERATEC is proud to announce that we will be attending the International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing’s (IAHSA) 10th International Conference in Shanghai, China in November! Sponsored by a Charitable Trust that supports work for the greater good in ageing, Margie van Zyl, GERATEC’s Director of Strategic Partnerships, will be attending and presenting […]

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Nurturing the ACVV

The ACVV signed an agreement with GERATEC to facilitate a series of workshops for all staff and volunteers of the organisation, focusing on nurturing. Since June, about 110 Social Workers attended our workshops in Paarl, Riebeek Kasteel and Mossel Bay. The ACVV (Afrikaanse Christelike Vroue Vereniging) started in 1908 as an organisation that cared for victims […]

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