Field of Dreams Clinic Background

Tshwane Mobile Health Consulting
Background Tshwane Mobile Health Consulting has been involved with the community of Schaumburg for over six months and has been providing primary health care services to both adults and children there. Before commencement of services, TMHC conducted a Health Risk Assessment to obtain the baseline health problems in order to formulate a responsive health programme to meet the n...
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Holiday Program

Holiday Program
The Field of Dreams facilitates a "Holiday Programme" where the children can safely spend the day during their school holidays. Each child receives food for the day as well as has the opportunity to play sport , namely soccer , netball and recreational games. The toy and book library is also open for the children to enjoy.
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Knitting Projects

Knitting Projects
"I love the way knitting brings people together." - Debbie Macomber, A Good Yarn As Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, the author of At Knit's End: Meditations for Women Who Knit To Much remarks, "Sometimes, people come up to me when I am knitting and they say things like, "Oh, I wish I could knit, but I'm just not the kind of person who can sit and waste time like that." How can knitt...
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Building the Centre

Field of Dreams Master Builder
"Whatever good things we build end up building us." - Jim Rohn We broke ground on 19 May 2015 and hope to have the Centre fully built by the end of November. The Centre is a large building with 525 square metres under roof cover. The windows are set low in the wall so the children will be able to see outside when undertaking activities inside. An amazing team of people, l...
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Jungle Gym Project

jungle gym enjoyed
"The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things." - Plato The main rationale behind the Centre is to create a safe play space for children to play. Play is the way children learn about themselves and about the world. The benefits of play time for children are well-documented and uncontested. Kids learn through play to share, to get ...
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Open Day 1 April

soccer kids
The Centre officially opened on the 5th of December, so our aim for the Open Day was to have every facility and activity operational. The Gardening and Sewing Projects were operational. The Soccer field / pitch officially opened. The Toy and Book Library officially opened its doors. The Clinic was available, which included TB Workshops and Testing. Each child recei...
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Our Purpose

To create a place for children simply to be children and have fun. To build a safe, functional environment for play, sport, art and educational activities and to provide a well-run and innovative community centre to make a difference in the lives of those who use it. We believe that children should have a place to play and grow. We also believe that skills are critical f...
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Breaking Ground

On 19 May 2015, ground was broken in a small and intimate ceremony shared with the builders, the social workers and a few eager women from the community who arrived with rakes and shovels to start working on the gardens. 19 May is a symbolic and special date as it was the two year anniversary of Lee den Hond's Mt. Everest Summit.
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