08/12/2015 - Year End Function for GOTG Careline
Gift of the Givers Careline Counselling Services treated their volunteer counselors to a pamper day to mark the end of the year. The director, Zohra Sooliman, presented an in depth report of the year’s events and achievements. She also alluded to some highlights for the 2016 calendar. Program manager, Aqirah Rawat, and social auxiliary assistant, Safwaan Abdool, presented feedback on aspects of day to day running activities. On the whole 2015 was a busy year packed with many in house and public events. Sooliman commended her two staff and compliment of dedicated counselors without whom this service will not be able to reach out to the many people it has served. The guest of honour was Rowena Koorbanaly who amongst other things is a poet. Her inspiring words and intuition resonated with everyone. Acknowledgement, recognition of strength, self acceptance, self-care before caring for others where some of the themes that were highlighted. A wholesome lunch was served. In addition all received gifts and Henna hand painting by an Indian artist.