Social Responsibility

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TLC website is live!

11 February 2008 | Alex Christie

The official website for the Tamar Lifeline Charity is now live at:http://www.tamarlifelinecharity.org Visit the TLC website to learn more about this year’s project, our upcoming fundraising events and anything else you might like to know [...]

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School starts for the first Tamar Bursary holder

23 January 2008 | Alex Christie

Simo Simo (holder of the first Tamar bursay) started school last week at St Cyprians. Nicky and I were invited to go along to the new parents evening. Unfortunately we didn’t get to see Simo [...]

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Tamar’s Charity

17 January 2008 | Alex Christie

Along with the work and support of our ongoing relationship with the Vuyani School, Tamar has been working on creating a formal charity to support the work and fundraising that we are doing. The entire [...]

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Fab Stuff!

19 December 2007 | Sarah Graveling

A HUGE Thank You to Waterstones and especially Peter Trembath and Sue Graveling (Sarah’s mum) at the Maidstone Branch for sending us loads of fantastic stationery to send out to the school. The children will [...]

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Our classroom gets a facelift

13 December 2007 | Alex Christie

  We took advantage of the long summer school holidays to give ‘our classroom’ some running maintenance in preparation for the 2008 school year. Little grubby fingers had marked the white walls of the classroom [...]

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First Tamar Bursary recipient

7 December 2007 | Tanya Goodin

I am delighted to be able to say that the candidate for the first Tamar Bursary has been selected. her name is Simo Sam and she is a 12 year old pupil currently at Vuyani [...]

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Tamar gets Highly Commended at National Business Awards

15 November 2007 | Alex Christie

A few of the Tamar team attended the prestigious National Buiness Awards at the Grosvenor Hotel on Tuesday 13th November and  were honoured to collect their ‘Highly Commended’ certificate for the Corporate Social Responsibility category. [...]

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Vuyani annual prize giving

12 November 2007 | Alex Christie

Vuyani Primary School held their annual prize giving ceremony yesterday afternoon. The school doesn’t have a school hall of their own so the ceremony took place at the Guguletu Community Hall a few kilometres down [...]

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Tanya Goodin opens the Grade R classroom block

31 October 2007 | Tanya Goodin

With the excitement of South Africa’s victory over England in the Rugby World Cup Final still in the air we headed down the N2 along the now familiar route to Vuyani Primary School for the [...]

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Planting trees

13 September 2007 | Tanya Goodin

A few of us from the Cape Town office headed out to Vuyani this morning to plant some trees. Jason and Costa from ‘Organic Greens’ followed us to the school and brought with them nine [...]