Tafta Employees Celebrate Long Service Awards
Apr10

Tafta Employees Celebrate Long Service Awards

The Association for the Aged (Tafta) recently celebrated the long service awards of two staff members at the Durban Country Club held Friday, 6 April 2018. The ceremony, which coincided with an annual staff update event, celebrated the many years of loyalty, commitment, and service of two particular employees; Renee Chislett and Nompilo Mhkize. Femada Shamam, Tafta CEO, used the opportunity to praise the dedication of both employees...

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Tafta’s Legacy – mentorship outreach project in Amaoti, Inanda shines
Mar28

Tafta’s Legacy – mentorship outreach project in Amaoti, Inanda shines

The Association for the Aged (Tafta)’s CEO Femada Shamam, was joined today by Tafta Council Chair Wicus Jacobs in handing over a Multipurpose outreach project in Amaoti, Inanda, to the community based NPO Ilungelo Labadala. Tafta has been developing and mentoring the outreach project since 2000, and today handed over the management and ownership of the care village it had fostered for nearly two decades, following a two year handover...

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Tafta CEO advocates for SA government to deliver on the provisions made for elder care in the Older Person’s Act
Mar19

Tafta CEO advocates for SA government to deliver on the provisions made for elder care in the Older Person’s Act

The Association for the Aged (Tafta) is urging the South African government to deliver on the provisions set out in the Older Person’s Act through the delivery of supportive services that enable elders to continue living in their own homes. The aged care association, which is home to nearly 2000 elders in Tafta homes in Durban, says the sheer demand for care services by the ageing population remains a concern for the Association....

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Tafta contributes to rural sustainable development initiative in Inanda
Mar07

Tafta contributes to rural sustainable development initiative in Inanda

The Association for the Aged (Tafta) is urging corporates and communities to come together to promote sustainable development initiatives in rural parts of KwaZulu Natal. The aged care association says after successfully mentoring the Illungelo Labadala project in Amaoti, Inanda since 2003, members of the community have significantly been upskilled in various ways, including running their own shops, sewing classes for the community,...

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Tafta empowers women within the community to make a difference
Feb27

Tafta empowers women within the community to make a difference

Ahead of International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March, The Association for the Aged (Tafta), is using the platform of its 60th anniversary year to celebrate its relationship with women who have made a real difference in their communities. Aligned to the International Women’s Day theme of #PressforProgress, Tafta has played an instrumental role in mentoring the women of the Illungelo Labadala village in Amaoti, Inanda to develop a...

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