Tag: Moravian Church
Elim Home. Founded 60 yrs ago by the Moravian church when there are no such homes for children of colour in South Africa (‘Apartheid’). Home for 50 children with disabilities. With day care centres in Gansbaai and Bredasdorp. This week featured in Suidernuus.
Once upon a time in Elim
Elim is a Moravian Village in the heart of the Overberg in the Western Cape, South Africa; 150 kilometers East of Cape Town as the crow flies. The village is widely known as the place where the best tatchers of South Africa come from; these skilled craftsmen have left their marks in the large part…
In the footsteps of her father (many, many pictures)
Since recently Judith Balie is the curator of the Genadendal Mission Museum. Judith is the daughter of Isaac Balie who build up this museum during 30 years. Thanks to Isaac this working museum is one of the best of its kind in South Africa and still to be discovered by the tourism industry. The museum…