DSIEF is happy to announce that we are again entering a charity group in the Cape Town Cycle Tour, the largest timed sporting event in the world! A red letter day in the Cape Town calendar, the event is to be held on Sunday, 11th March 2018. The event this year will return to its historical […]
DSIEF were delighted to be invited to present some workshops at Herzlia Constantia Primary school recently. A kind invitation was extended by Principal Jos Horwitz and Special Educational Needs Coordinator Colleen Firmani to present two sessions. Herzlia Constantia is very actively involved in inclusive education of children with all manner of special needs; and currently includes […]
Our annual picnic to celebrate World Down Syndrome Awareness Day was this year organised by Marilise and Berdien from our ‘Northern Suburbs families’ group; and took place at the dramatic Taal Monument in Paarl on a glorious hot day. Thanks to all who were able to come along for a great get together! […]
Entrants in the 2017 Cape Town Cycle Tour DSIEF Charity Group were left disappointed at the start line, following the last minute decision by organisers to cancel the event due to dangerously high winds. http://ewn.co.za/2017/03/13/ct-cycle-tour-blown-away We are grateful for the understanding shown by our riders who accepted that safety must come first. We hope to see you […]
So proud of the children in our pre primary Early Impact programmes, and all the wonderful staff, peers and supporters in the school community. Showing their support for Down Syndrome Awareness day in our t-shirts. This is the first year we can celebrate TWO partner schools: Noah’s Ark in Cape Town and Kinder Ark in Paarl.
Find out more about our programme for children with Down Syndrome between the ages of 3-6 years old at mainstream preprimary school. Early Impact is the first of its kind in South Africa. http://down-syndrome.co.za/projects/earlyimpactpreprimary/ There will be a short presentation and a tour of the classrooms at Noah’s Ark Pre-School, Meadowridge, Cape Town (Southern Suburbs) on […]
The DSIEF Charity team rides again in the 2016 Cape Town Cycle Tour on Sunday 6th March 2016. More info: http://www.cycletour.co.za/ To join the team please follow the registration process via the link below: https://online.entries.co.za/entries/jointeam.aspx?eid=3516&group=cbae0034-21b4-4375-9b77-b63e730124dc The DSIEF team riders were: Lasith Madurasinghe Bryant Roux Alice Roux David Hoffman Albertus Botha Plus we have some riders who have […]
Thanks to WordPress Cape Town, and their partners Woothemes and Hetzner, for an amazing day and our brand new website. Our wonderful team, who volunteered their time and talents on the day were: Blessing Mpofu Project manager Pule MohlaPholi Designer […]
Thanks to all the members who joined us on Saturday, 21st March 2015 to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. The children and families enjoyed a lovely day and picnic at Green Point Park, Cape Town.
The DSIEF charity team riders as they tackle the 109km route on Sunday, 8th March 2015. DSIEF welcomes riders from Laerskool Lorraine Primary in Port Elizabeth who join us this year. Lorraine Primary support pupils that are academically challenged within their school community and their cycling team, which excel in local and national competition, under […]