Casual Day is on Friday 4 September 2015! So SPRING INTO ACTION! Casual Day coincides with the first week of Spring 2015, so this year we have decided to truly celebrate Spring, a time for joy, a time for smelling the flowers, and enjoying the awakening of the season. There’s a sweet smell in the […]
Former Miss Deaf South Africa and professional ballet dancer Simoné Botha has been appointed as a Casual Day ambassador. Casual Day will be celebrating Human Rights Day in many ways […]
This incredible amount raised by generous and inspired individuals, companies and organizations all over South Africa will go a long way towards fighting for the rights of persons with disabilities […]
How We're Changing Lives
Casual Day has teamed up with LeadSA to help an anonymous good Samaritan realise his birthday wish to hand out […]
Paarl School is a school for learners with disabilities in Brackenfell. They are a star performer in the Western Cape for Casual Day. Casual Day ambassador Terence Bridgett visited the school recently and found that Paarl School is a wonderfully nurturing environment for the learners who range from toddlers to teenagers. Administering a school catering to learners with a range of conditions is complex and challenging. Learners are divided into streams, one following the national curriculum, the other focused on skills and training. Here children do not only receive an education, but they receive therapy, and are supplied with assistive devices, wheelchairs and other devices that assist with mobility and alternative communication. Most of all, they receive the very special care and love from the dedicated group of teachers, some of whom live on the premises.
This year’s blinging Casual Day Caps were silkscreened by this amazing workshop, the Association for the Physically Disabled (APD). They are an affiliate of the NCPPDSA and a participating Casual Day Beneficiary.
This is a short documentary on the work of the APD’s Job Creation Workshop, broadcast on SABC 2 …
If nobody reaches out, nobody gets touched…
The Casual Day fundraising model has provided the people of Thohoyandou with the opportunity to generate much-needed income to render services to persons with disabilities and has become a cherished event on the calendar of this far-flung region.
This documentary tells the inspiring story of how teachers and learners work tirelessly to generate hundreds of thousands of Rands for their schools and the Casual Day Project …