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Gifts by Kidstop Children

Posted on November 25, 2016 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Giving can be just as rewarding as receiving. Our Kidstop children have made some special gifts for 16 Days of Activism to say thank you to volunteers for giving to our comg.

Fabric Painting

Posted on November 25, 2016 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Thanks to people devoting their time and skills, we have had some fabric painting sessions with the children. Thank you for everyone preparing meals and to our team of volunteers. You are appreciated

Gospel Testamony

Posted on November 25, 2016 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Ons sal baie graag wil dat die KIDSTOP kinders hierdie geleentheid moet bywoon.

Die aand gaan spesifiek oor persone wat in die gevangenis was wat hul getuienis kom deel.

Die koste is R30pp.

Ons het 15 kinders wat ons graag sal wil laat bywoon, indien u graag 'n kind wil borg sal u ons asb kontak by 0442133003.


We would like to have the Kidstop children attend this event.

It is specifically focussed on people giving their testimonies after being in jail.

The cost is R30pp

We have 15 children that we would like to attend, should you wish to sponsor a child, please contact us on 0442133003.

Powerful Testimony

Posted on February 25, 2013 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

We had such a great testimony from one of our clients: She is a teenager but had many challenges, one of them: an abusive home environment, many nights she ran away from home to the centre or phoned us to please pray for her situation. I remember holding her shivering body and looking into those scared eyes so many times, feeling so helpless. After many interventions and discussions, God had different plans though: she testified that God changed her circumstances around at home in the last six months and she wants to thank God for this: she doesn't have any problems at home anymore. I believe in my heart this happened in SPIRIT at one of the camps we had last year - because she came forth for prayer to change her life around and also to pray for her family that keeps on speaking negative over her and making her out to be "rubbish" that they could see her for how special God created her to be!!! Many times it was said that she didn't want her as her child! Such hard words for a youngster to hear – It is only God that can bring this healing and forgiveness. Jesus really touched her mom’s heart! We are in such great AWE about God's work!!! She said to me: I want to change everything around: my life, my words, my commitment to Christ (she is committing her life fully to the Lord). The most AMAZING thing though is how we could have seen the change in the past few months, even before she spoke a word about it!! You can see the radiant SMILE on her face!!! I praise GOD!!! He IS a Miracle Worker!! Thank you for praying for our clients – it makes a difference!!

MOTHER'S DAY - May 2010:

Posted on May 15, 2010 at 8:21 AM Comments comments (0)

One morning in May we had a lovely Mother’s day Tea presented to a group of very special guests to encourage, spoil and strenghten them spiritually. Thank you to Karoolife for the contribution of the delicious coffee, tea and cake. Ingrid of Karoolife presented our ladies with a special word and poem and everyone was spoiled with a lovely gift. A big thank you to everyone who attended – it was definitely an enjoyable event.

Happy Mother’s day to all our supporters, volunteers and clients. May the Lord bless you as the Mothers in our Community.

LEVEL 1 COURSE - 12 & 13 March 2010:

Posted on May 15, 2010 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (1)

On 12 & 13 March - 11 volunteers from Calitzdorp tackled the road to Oudtshoorn with great enthusiasm for the Level 1 Course. The course were presented by Options – George (YFC) at the Presbyterian Church in Oudtshoorn on behalf of the Hope Options Centre (Calitzdorp) and Mercy Care Centre (Oudtshoorn).

This course entials essential guidelines to everyone who wish to be involved as a volunteer at the Hope Options Centre or similar organisation. Important points of discussion were: Foundations & Values of the centre; Youth today; Evangelism & Prayer; Woman in crisis pregnancy; What is a crisis; Sanctitiy of Human Life; Single Parenting; Adoption; Abortion; HIV/Aids.

Congratulations to the following attendees from Calitzdorp & Warmbad who completed the course and received their certificates: Chrissie Mc Carthy, Cornelle Meiring, Amanda Meiring,

Ruth van Reenen, Elmarie Pedro, Lewona Andries, Jaqueline Goliath, Adri J. Fortuin and Kitty Jacobs.


Posted on May 15, 2010 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Hope Options Centre’s dance and drama group (3yrs – 19yrs) from Calitzdorp had the opportunity to brag a little with their talent on 02 May 2010 during the Sunday School service of Shalom Borea Ministries as well as the VGK in Bergsig – thank you to both of the congregations for this wonderful opportunity. Our dance group from the Warmbad area had an opportunity to perform on Good Friday (02 April) at a church service in Welbedacht – thank you to Kitty Jacobs and George Community Church for this opportunity.

R1 for Hope - Project

Posted on May 15, 2010 at 7:54 AM Comments comments (0)

Thank you for everyone supporting our “R1 for Hope” project, these funds are specifically used for food parcels and baby necesities for our clients who currently have a great need.


Posted on May 15, 2010 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Joshua Children’s Mission has a vision to make a significant contribution towards providing for the Spiritual,

Physical and Educational needs of the many thousands of abused, neglected, homeless, HIV/Aids infected and affected children in South Africa. They collect gifts (to the value of ±R250) from all over the world and distribute it throughout South Africa to these kids mentioned above. We were very fortunate to be one of many ministries who applied for this project in our area and received 92 boxes. The boxes were distributed on 17 March 2010 to a group of children in the Warmbad (ministered by Cornelle Meiring as a Sunday School) and a group of children in Calitzdorp (ministered by Chantélle Sneygans at the centre & Sunday School). Our program included a message on the greatest gift of all – JESUS CHRIST, handing out the gifts and delicious cake and cooldrink. This was the most joyous moment in our lives!! The expression of gratitude, tears and yell with laughter were overwhelming. A heartfelt thank you to Joshua Children’s Mission for making this special day possible.

Christmas in June

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (1)

On 25 June 2010 we had a formal event presented by Karoo Life as a fundraising for the Hope Options Centre. Marc & Ingrid of Karoo Life endulged us with a mouth-watering Christmas dinner in the heart of Winter. Hope Options Centre's Dance & Drama group presented 3 items and everyone was thrilled with their performance.  Thank you for your support and all the gifts for our centre's babies.