Food Parcel Appeal 2020

Food Parcel Appeal 2020

Food Parcel Appeal 2020. We are aiming to give our 350 beneficiaries the gift of food, nourishment, and care. Each Food Parcel costs R600.

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Oasis Co-Op

Oasis Co-Op

We are launching a new Oasis Co-Op, where we will be selling bottled goods, handmade sweets and fudge, knitted or sewn items and much more… Through an application process, we will make space on our shelves available to those with beautiful handcrafted items, delicious homemade treats (excluding baked goods) and […]

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Claremont shop open – At last!

Claremont shop open – At last!

RECYCLING REMAINS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PINELANDS AND ELSIES RIVER REMAIN CLOSED. Come and browse all your favourites. New shops, new areas! We have spread the shop into 3 areas to enable social distancing: Clothing at Lee Road Gate. Bric-a-brac, technical goods, and art in the shop. Books and furniture […]

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Oasis recycling closed

Oasis recycling closed

Oasis recycling will remain closed for now. The Oasis recycling depot is unfortunately still unable to operate during level 4 COVID-19 lockdown. Our core business is to provide care and opportunities for our people with intellectual disability. Our first priority has to be their welfare and we cannot operate our […]

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Keeping up-to-date with our Oasis family during Lockdown.

Keeping up-to-date with our Oasis family during Lockdown.

Update after week 9 COVID-19 lockdown A time to rebuild and take stock It seems to us that special day care centres like ours are going to be amongst the last “schools” to return after lockdown. When we return, we will have to stagger passenger transport and days between the […]

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How to speak to people with Intellectual Disability about COVID – 19

How to speak to people with Intellectual Disability about COVID – 19

Do provide information Often people think that children and adults with intellectual disabilities do not understand what is happening in society and exclude them from conversations. This is often untrue, unsafe and goes against their constitutional right to receive information that could impact their health. While the levels of understanding […]

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2018 – 2019 Annual Review

2018 – 2019 Annual Review

Oasis is a non-profit organisation, a legal persona in its own right, with no shareholders or owners. It is governed by a non-remunerated board of people who have the ability to find balance between managing limited resources effectively, maximising efficiencies and maintaining the ethos of care that has been the […]

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Oasis’ Companion Worker Internship 2019 Graduation

Oasis’ Companion Worker Internship 2019 Graduation

At Oasis we have had a goal for many years to create the opportunity for young people to work alongside our intellectually disabled workers. The intention of this project is to increase productivity amongst the workers, provide secondary supervision, and most importantly to provide companionship. 2019 saw the launch of […]

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Going for Gold

Going for Gold

The Oasis Association in Claremont is proud that one of its beneficiaries will be competing in the Special Olympics, starting tomorrow in Abu Dhabi. Jeffrey Julies, 46, from Belhar, is one of several South African athletes with intellectual disabilities representing the country. He has been part of Oasis for 27 […]

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A proud moment for athlete

A proud moment for athlete

A local athlete from a Claremont-based Oasis Association, a non-profit organisation, scooped two medals at the Special Olympics that took place in Abu Dhabi from Thursday 14 March to Thursday 21 March. The 45-year-old intellectually disabled Jeffrey Julies from Belhar brought home a gold medal for standing long jump and […]

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