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We’ve updated!

As of today, we're undergoing a major overhaul and update to the Mosaic site. In an effort to grow our business venture Made By Mosaic, we've built a completely separate e-commerce store which will allow multiple currencies and purchases from both the United States and South Africa. Expect that to be online soon! For this site, expect to see more fundraising options, detailed updates and reports, and an overall fresh feel. Thanks for stopping by!

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Because of you

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning - Benjamin Franklin Mosaic is growing at a rapid rate thanks to your support. With 16 foster homes under the Mosaic umbrella, we have 64 children in our after school program. We have also created more than 30 jobs. In order for us to keep up, we will have to expand our resources and infrastructure. For those readers who do not already know, we've built a new Mosaic Centre. The centre will serve many purposes: Hosting parent meetings and parent training Accommo...

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Happy 2014!

Wow! It is already the end of January! Time flies when you are having fun. 2014 here at Mosaic really started off on a good note as three families moved into their houses. Please welcome Joseph and Welhemina and their two foster children, Lenah (10) and Minah (8). Also joining the Mosaic family is Filemon and Emily and their foster daughters, Elisa (14) and Refilwe (3). Lastly our third foster parents Alfred and Maria – foster parents to eight children! We have started an afterschool pre-school for the Mosaic toddlers. Our new foster mother and Made by Mosaic ...

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Nelson Mandela Day

On the 18th of July, South Africans all across the country as well as the international community celebrated former president Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday.  Tata Madiba, as most South Africans refer to him,  is an international icon of freedom, peace, forgiveness and reconciliation. He has played a tremendous part in the healing of a once broken nation and the birth of a rainbow nation. Madiba dedicated 67 years of his life in fighting for the human rights of all South Africans. In honour of his journey, Nelson Mandela Day was created where all South Africans as ...

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Boys and Girls Night

The Tswana culture with its many superstitions, has made us realize that our children, even though they are Christians, do not understand basic Biblical principles and how Christians should live according to it. Recently one of our teenage girls fell pregnant and through conversations with parents and the children, made us realize that they do not know that according to the Bible, sex before marriage is wrong. Louise and Meyer decided to have a Boys and Girls night every Wednesday evening at the Mosaic Centre. The evening starts off with enjoying some coffee and ...

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Celebrations!

It’s party time! After many months of planning and dreaming, we celebrated this week the opening of the new Mosaic Centre.  The ceremony kicked off with our very own Master of Ceremonies, Clinton leading the way.  Clinton is one of our first foster children. Speeches and thank you’s were accompanied with some great entertainment from our Made by Mosaic staff and children.   The ceremony formalities were followed by the symbolic cutting of the ribbon by Judith, our eldest and one of the first foster children. As the doors opened, guests streamed in with much ...

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Paying it forward

“Even the smallest act of caring for another person is like a drop of water -it will make ripples throughout the entire pond...” Jessy and Bryan Matteo The Mosaic children have always been in the fortunate position of receiving, however giving is also an important value we strive to instill within them. This month our German volunteers took the children to the Potchefstroom Hospital. Here they visited the children’s ward and handed out blankets to the children there. By taking time to give to those in need, they have warmed so many hearts this winter, including ...

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Welcome to our new blog!

We have switched blog sites. To read our previous blogs, please click on Mosaic Blog Archive.

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