Category Archives: Henna Pre-School

NEW OUTDOOR KITCHEN AT HENNA PRE-SCHOOL

“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.” – Cesar Chavez We are very excited to share some special news with you! The More Community Trust’s new outdoor kitchen at Henna pre-school in the village of …
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Update from Henna Pre-school and New Beginnings Day Care

By Thembi Mdluli It is definitely hard to believe that our first quarter has concluded, and we are well on our way to the holiday season. There has been so many exciting things that occurred during this past 3 months period, from our Parents as teachers initiative to parental involvement events and much more. Preschool …
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Mr. South Africa spends time with More Community Trust

“The soul is healed by being with children.” – Armand du Plessis, Mr South Africa 2016. We hosted Mr South Africa 2016, Armand du Plessis, for a day as he visited three of our projects. Armand spent time with Regional Manager, Thembi Mduli, and she showed him the work we have done at Henna Pre-School, …
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Henna Preschool & Beginnings Day Care

An update from Henna Pre-school & New Beginnings Day Care

From Thembi Mdluli: “Third Quarter forHenna Pre-School and New Beginnings Day Care is always full of fun, friendships, learning, adventure and new ideas. At the end of the second quarter, we decided that collaborative problem-solving requires that parents, educators, specialists and administrators all work together. The aim is to determine appropriate resources and support as …
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Our Henna Graduates: Jade Mkansi

Jade Mkansi was born on the 19th July 1994 in the Huntington Village. She is a girl who always aimed high and dreamed big. It was through the sponsorship of a guest who stayed at Lion Sands River Lodge in 2003 that Jade was given the opportunity to attend a private Secondary and High School …
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Our Henna Graduates: Reiden Mdhluli

Reiden Mdhluli was born in 1989 on the 19th of June in Huntington Village. From a very early age he was said to be a very smart and talkative young child. He was one of the first kids to ever attend Henna Pre-school as his mother was one of the school’s first teachers. Although he …
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A very special graduation, by Patricia Borrageiro

I knew coming to work at Lion Sands would change my life, but I had never imagined the complete shift it would take. Everything that seemed so important or gave meaning to my old way of living, no longer seemed relevant in the African bush. I embraced the simplicity of living out here and all …
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The love of soccer unites the Flora Family and Henna Children

We love it when guests visits Henna Pre-school in the Huntington Village near Lion Sands, and we love it even more when they get involved and share the day with the children. Andrea Flora and her family got in touch with Thembi – the community projects manager – before leaving for their trip to South …
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Colouring outside the lines to create a unique, purposeful gift

When you take little hands and you let them create something for fun and then give it a purpose, you are giving those hands something more than money, you’re uplifting them. Henna Pre-School, the Lion Sands Community Project, relies on the generosity of guests and the surrounding community for its success. And when we have …
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A Big Day for Henna Pre-school – Graduation 2014!

There is nothing more rewarding than seeing efforts paying off. Henna Pre-school held their graduation day in December 2014. This is something which we are very close to, as it is our chosen community initiative. Seeing so many lives being changed for the better and watching as they all take their next step up is …
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