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Seeking to serve the needs of our clients is at the heart of everything we do. This is only possible with the dedication of our board members, staff and generous donors. We look forward to moving from strength to strength and leveraging the valuable partnerships we have already established to be able to continue with our client-centric approach in service delivery. Mr Noor Osman – Chairperson of the Board.

Our Treasurer Mr Osman Shaboodien reported on our financial status, the challenges and the triumphs of keeping to a strict budget and meeting fundraising targets. He touched on the fact that our Suzy doll which was once one our biggest money makers becoming “extinct”. Suzy will shortly live on, but on a digital platform. More details to follow.

Mrs Essop one of our board members paid tribute to Dr Leila Arens who was a pioneer in the treatment and care of children with cerebral palsy.

We had a slot called Family Voices which was an opportunity for family members to speak about their experiences living with persons with cerebral palsy, the challenges and the blessings.

Family member’s representative of De Heide Special Care Centre, Rosedon House, The Village Work Centre and Our Hope addressed the floor.


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Living with cerebral palsy and the impact of physical therapy.
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Keith talks high school, bullies, dating and sports.
How cerebral palsy added to his success and his outlook on life.

Read more here: ow.ly/B2g450zmnJD
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To work each day is something people with disabilities have little or no opportunity to do.
The WCCPA’s provision of protective employment each day at 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗩𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗖𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗲 is a huge blessing for many deserving people.

Specialised transport is required to give our beneficiaries an opportunity to work and expand their lives beyond the restriction of their home environment. Funding for a new bus is an urgent need for the organisation.
Please visit our website so you can read more about the work of The Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association.

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I did it my way – Maria’s story
A great adventurer, a resourceful and independent force and a great inspirer.

Maria shares her story: ow.ly/Lmng50zmnaR
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You may remember Suzy from the days when she was found in our local shops. She spread awareness and raised funds for children with cerebral palsy. We no longer see her in the shopping areas, but she is very available online.

We all seem to be moving at a rapid pace these days, but thankfully much is just a click away! Please will you consider downloading the Donate Nation App today so you can donate to the work of The Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association via SUZY (who is now digital!)

iOS: apps.apple.com/za/app/donate-nation/id1357031745

Android: play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=za.co.pawzapp&hl=en
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