HEARING AIDS DONATION TO CAREL DU TOIT CENTRE FOR DEAF CHILDREN

Our Hearing Aids Project donated hearing aids and related accessories to the Carel du Toit Centre for Deaf Children.The commercial value of the donation exceeding R500 000,00.

(Grade 3 learners, Lion Freda Dodd, Valerie vd Merwe – Snr Fundraiser, Surida Booysen – Audiologist, Lions Gisela Weitz, Lion Dylin Kuni and Ruth Bourne – Principal)

(Grade 3 learners, Lion Freda Dodd, Valerie vd Merwe – Snr Fundraiser, Surida Booysen – Audiologist, Lions Gisela Weitz, Lion Dylin Kuni and Ruth Bourne – Principal)

 

The Centre is a school based at the Tygerberg Hospital which facilitates deaf children to acquire speech and language through the use of appropriate hearing technology and enrollment in an Auditory-Oral Program. The hearing aids donated by the Table View Lions as noted by the Centre’s Principle contributes directly as an integral part of the program.

Grade 3 learners showing the hearing aids donated to them.

Grade 3 learners showing the hearing aids donated to them.

The hearing aids donation project at the Table View Lions Club, in conjunction with our twin Lions Club Frankenthal in Germany, provides needy deaf children in South Africa with new and second-hand/reconditioned hearing aids. This life changing project provides thousands of under-privileged deaf children with the opportunity to develop, and live normal lives with these essentially required hearing aids.

Since its inception in 2011 this Table View Lions Club Hearing Aid Project donated hearing aids in excess ZAR11 million ($1,1 million).

The Table View Lions project co-ordinators for this project are Gisela Weitz and Dylin Kuni.

For more information see www.tableviewlions.za.org.

Contact us on info@tableviewlions.za.org

 

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DONATION OF HEARING AIDS AND TEACHING AID DRUM TO DOMINICAN SCHOOL OF THE DEAF

The Table View Lions donated 58 hearing aids (10 new & 48 reconditioned) with an approximate commercial value of R480 000.00 (USD48000.00) and a Marimba Drum (deaf teaching aid) worth R8 000,00 (USD800.00) to the Dominican School of the Deaf.

The Principal - Ms Kariem (left) accepting the donation of the hearing aids and Marimba drum from Table View Lions (Gisela Weitz, Dylin Kuni, Freda Dodd & Rocky Wright) and Maria Sivertsen - teacher and coordinator at the school

The Principal – Ms Kariem (left) accepting the donation of the hearing aids and Marimba drum from Table View Lions (Gisela Weitz, Dylin Kuni, Freda Dodd & Rocky Wright) and Maria Sivertsen – teacher and coordinator at the school

The children of the Dominican School for the Deaf.

The children of the Dominican School for the Deaf.

 

The hearing aids donation project at the Table View Lions Club, in conjunction with our twin Lions Club Frankenthal in Germany, provides needy deaf children in South Africa with new and second-hand/reconditioned hearing aids. This life changing project provides thousands of under-privileged deaf children with the opportunity to develop, and live normal lives with these essentially required hearing aids.

Since its inception in 2011 this Table View Lions Club Hearing Aid Project donated hearing aids to the value of close to ZAR10 million ($1,0 million).

The Table View Lions project co-ordinators for this project are Gisela Weitz and Dylin Kuni.

For more information see www.tableviewlions.za.org.

Contact us on info@tableviewlions.za.org

LION GISELA WEITZ RECEIVES MELVIN JONES FELLOWSHIP

Table View Lions Club’s Ms Gisela Weitz was awarded the Melvin Jones Fellowship at the club’s Presidential Inauguration meeting on 23 June 2013.

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Lion Gisela Weitz, a past president and an avid Lion facilitating and supporting numerous community service and uplifting projects. These include building and setting up Ekhaya Kidz Educare Center in Dunoon (learning centre for +- 60 underprivileged children), facilitating the Hearing Aids Project to provide needy deaf children in South Africa with new and second-hand/reconditioned hearing aids, etc.

Lions International recognizes outstanding individuals by bestowing upon them an award that is named for its founder, Melvin Jones. The Melvin Jones Fellowship Award (LCIF) is the highest form of recognition and embodies humanitarian ideas consistent with the nature and purpose of Lionism. The recipient of this award is chosen because of exemplary service to the club and the community for which it serves