Past Events

HMC Present Hand-out

What a blessing to be able to purchase presents for the underprivileged children of Heidelberg. We have arranged a special  Christmas Party hand-out where we have given extra big food parcels to some of the folk and also handed out over 50 presents for the kids. What a blessing. Thanks HMC for your generosity in […]

Helping Hands – February 2016

As many of you know we have many street folk and poor folk coming to Indawo for help and assistance with food, showering and washing of their clothes. We felt that it would be a good thing to encourage them to help us in our gardens for the help they receive from us. They are […]

Shoes for Africa – December 2015

Those who stay in Heidelberg and do some shopping at the Heidelberg Mall are aware of the drive to collect shoes. The shoes can be second hand or new. They can be any size and for any occasion. The boxes in the Mall gradually got full and the management of the Heidelberg Mall approached us […]


In the last article I wrote and asked for folk to help us help those who have less than we have by bringing tinned food to Indawo (46 Smit Str, Heidelberg) or dropping them off at Heidelberg Methodist Church. I felt that while we are in the middle of winter a person cannot survive without […]

Indawo Puts Up a House – June 2015

Sadly Indawo has had a burglary and we have also found out that some street folk are sleeping on the premises. The board decided to erect a house for Natal our gardener so that we have someone on site all the time. Natal levelled the ground and the installation team arrived at about 11h00. Four […]

Feeding Scheme Blessed – November 2014

Every Wednesday we feed between 120-150 folk who are less fortunate than most. The folk who come and fetch their WEEKLY food parcel from us are generally over the age of 64 and are not able to work because of disability, disadvantage or just being too old to work. Quite often these “Gogos” are the […]

Knitted squares hand-out – October 2014

After months of our knitting team knitting squares they have finally completed 15 blankets.  The 7 ladies have been knitting on a Tuesday and Thursday morning with wool that has been donated by our congregation.  Our thanks go out for these generous donations because of it these ladies were each able to take home a […]

Indawo Yosizo and Global Fund join Lesedi in Women’s Day Campaign

When an official invitation was received by Indawo Yosizo, the outreach of the Heidelberg Methodist Church we were overjoyed.  Together with Global Fund the Indawo Yosizo Care workers were trained in HIV/Aids counselling and testing.  These 3 ladies head up the Indawo Yosizo Home based care and Orphans and Vulnerable children department through the support […]

Visit from a group of Americans – August 2014

Indawo is constantly forming partnerships with various Faith Based Organization (FBOs) and we have had a longstanding relationship with J-Life Ministries from Balfour. J-Life is an international organization and they had a group of American students visiting during August. The approached us and asked if they could take this group into Ratanda to see the […]

Time of Blessing on a Wednesday – August 2014

As many of you know Wednesday mornings is a time when Indawo hands out between 100-150 food parcels to the underprivileged. Some of these folk walk up to 6 Km to come and fetch the food (wish we had a reliable means of transport that we could use to help them). It is often asked […]