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Stanford Creative Works Projects

The Stanford Creative Works Project, based in Stanford in the Western Cape, promotes a nurturing, safe and stimulating environment for children and young adults to explore their creative potential. The Stanford Creative Works Projects is a community based, not-for-profit organisation founded on the belief that access to quality art and cultural education for all people is fundamental for the growth of healthy, wholesome and aware individuals and communities.

Stanford Gardens Update

It has been some time but we are moving forward nicely. The Stone Church garden is developing its infrastructure. We received a truckload of Stone pine offcuts which are now being used as support walls for raised gardens and we are building a wooden fence to protect the vegetables. There has been considerable growth of […]

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SACS Material Donation

We had a wonderful donation of oil pastels, paint, paper, glue, brushes and scissors from the SACS high school in Cape Town. Thank you for your support SACS. The new material was used in the workshop. We are working on the theme, nature around us. This theme is perfect as whales are coming back into […]

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Transition Garden in Regensburg, Germany

On our visit to Germany we connected and visited several community projects, one of them being the Transition Garten fuer Alle in Regensburg town. The garden is a community initiative whereby residents come and grow vegetables; connect with nature by working together on garden projects. The garden is run on municipal land and there is […]

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Visitors from Around the World

Recently we had a group of international volunteers visiting us in Stanford. The group consisted of Brazilian, Japanese and German students who spent the day painting murals in the Stanford community. Our children joined in with the painting and spent the afternoon interacting with our visitors. We are including more and more Stanford children in […]

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SCW Garden Activity

Here in Stanford we have started using small spaces at the homes surrounding the rugby field where the SCW workshops take place. We have been planting herbs and vegetables together with the children. We have replanted Jenny October and Elizabeth’s gardens. The gardens will enable Jenny and Elizabeth  to use fresh ingredients in the soup. […]

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Self-portraits at SCW

We are continuing our theme of body awareness in the workshops. The children were encouraged to explore the lines and features of their own faces or work in groups of two and portrait each other. The session was filled with much laughter and fun as we all explored the variety of forms, colours and shapes […]

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Books and Stories at SCW

This week at SCW we emphasized the importance of stories and storytelling at the workshops and are blessed to have the wonderful Rose Murray, a dedicated volunteer and librarian from the STAR literacy program. The programme is happening at Die Bron School in Stanford on a weekly basis. Rose brings stories for our children and […]

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Movement and Body Awareness at SCW

Grounding our children in their bodies is the current theme we are focusing on. Many children struggle to engage in activities that require basic Fine and Cross motor skills such as holding a pen correctly, cutting with scissors, rhythmic skipping and running, ball skills or concentrating on a task without being distracted easily. Body awareness […]

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The Skills Exchange Cooperative (SEC) Djembe Party

On Saturday the 24th of May SEC hosted a drumming workshop for the kids of Stanford and Baardskeerdersbos. The workshop was facilitated by Michelle from Naturali Catchi and the Deep South Drummers from Cape Town. Howard Krut from the African Horse Company organized the event and as you will see from the pictures the kids […]

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The SEC Stomp, Hoppin’ n’ Boppin’ Djembe Party

SEC will be hosting a dance party in the Koudeberg Farm Barn. 24 May 2014 at 16:30 Music: DJ Dave Roberts from Poltana Club will headline with Tech House including Dub Step, Groove, Electro and more Far South Drummers will kick off Drumming session around 18:30. Open house for all local djembe players to join […]

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