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Projects Overlapping to get the Building Ready

We have had a busy July month with projects overlapping to get the building ready. House 1 : Electrical plugs & switches installed, floors were screed, all our ceramics & plumbing installed. Dining hall: halve the floors screed, main electrical supply installed, all our ceramics & plumbing installed. Main sewer line and water line completed.

Thanks to all our donors from July

Thank you Bridge church for the donation R16 208.00 towards costs for the electric fence

Thanks to ALS earthmoving for their donation of 12 hours TLB hire

Thank you to Superior bricks for a donation of 150 bricks.

Thank you to CTM for a donation of 8 toilets, 2 kitchen sinks, and 2 kitchen mixers valued @ R8603.60

Thank you to Johan from KFC for a double door fridge

Thanks to Rob Hoatson of Normandien farms for the donation of 19 pockets of 3.6m brandering for our ceiling.

Thank you to the Methodist for a donation of a microwave & TV.

Thank you Keith from Ngagane for clothes & toys

Thank you Del Nez plumbing for a donation of taps & wash trough valued @ R1700.00

Dining Hall Roof Area Completed

The final block work by the roof area of the dining hall was completed and the dining hall was bag washed ready for painting.

Thanks to all our donors from June

Thank you to Newcastle Winterfest for a donation of R2500.00

Thanks to Newcor trading for a donation of 400 x M140 blocks

Thank you to Proton prepack for 4 deliveries of donations

Thank you to Wendy Surridge from Memel for knitting 11 knitted blankets for the children’s beds

Windowsills for House 1 Completed

This month we completed the windowsills for house 1 & installed all the glass in the windows. The roof sheeting for the dining hall was also completed.

Thanks to all our donors from May

Thank you to Chery motors Newcastle for a donation of R4 000.00 towards our HIC raffle.

Thank you to Pick n Pay Family (Hutten heights) for a for a donation of R1 000.00 towards our raffle

Thanks to Sholoza Engineering Projects for their donation of R50 000.00

Thanks to Metal press tech for a donation of 27meters of Rigging.

Thanks to Metal press tech for a donation of R9 876.96 towards IBR sheeting

Thank you to Proton prepack for 1 delivery of donations

Dining Hall Clearing

Our electrician has installed the plug for the electric fence and we are live. I can foresee many campfire stories compliments of the electric fence. This month we concentrated on the dining hall clearing the boundary, and erecting the trusses for the roof. HIC also had a display table at this year’s Newcastle Winterfest, giving the public awareness of our mission. We were so blessed with volunteers taking shifts at our stall. Thank you to everyone that volunteered, donated money, bought a raffle & took the time to visit our stall. Our raffle of a R5000.00 Pick n pay voucher was won by Amie Buitendach.

Thanks to all our donors from April

Thank you to Struan Harris for a donation of R23, 860.00 towards electrical installation

Thank you to Woelie Beleggings for a donation of R 3 295.00 towards TLB hire

Thank you to the Woman’s Auxiliary group for a donation of R1 390.00

Thank you to the Woman’s Auxiliary group for a donation of dolls, dolls clothes, cassette tapes

Thank you to Liana Dicks for a donation of R3 000.00

Thanks to Rob Hoatson of Normandien farms for the donation of all the timber for the roof trusses, purlins & wall plates for dining hall

Thank you to Isibane community centre for a donation of sheets, towels, 2 (150L) geysers, plates, cups, etc.

Thank you to Calvern for a donation of windows, carpets, clothes, bedding etc.

Thank you to Proton prepack for 2 deliveries of donations

Electrical Supply was installed

Our main electrical supply was installed this month, this main supply will later feed power to all the houses. The electric fence bobbins, wiring and gates have been installed. All that’s needed is for the power to be connected.

Thanks to all our donors from March

Thanks to Newcor trading for a donation of 400 x M140 blocks.

House 1, new Roof

House 1 is now sporting a beautifull roof & has been bagwashed. Now all thats left is the electrical, plumbing etc. Our needs list to complete this house is on the February newsletter posted on our facebook page. Our electric fencing will be completed as soon as our gates have arrived, all the posts and Y standards are ready for wiring.

Thanks to all our donors from February

Thanks to Newcor trading for a donation of 200 blocks.

Thanks to Metal press tech for a donation of 21meters of Riggings.

Thanks to Metal press tech for a donation of R3, 693.60 towards IBR sheeting.

Thanks to Collin Klinghardt for making 2 Y Standard Post Drivers (hammers) to knock the y standards into the ground.

Thanks to Rob Hoatson from Normandien farms for the donation of all the timber for the roof trusses, purlins & wall plates for house 1

HIC New Trailer

HIC now have their very own trailer to transport building supplies and donations.

Thanks to all our donors from January

Thank you to Joan Stemmett & her group for taking the time to knit. Hic have received 6 knitted blankets for the children’s beds all the way from Cape Town.

Thank you to the Pietermaritzburg residents for yet another collection of donations.

We also want to thank Bennie & Jennie Nolte and Edwin & Tammylynn John for collecting and storing the donations on our behalf.

Thanks to Arthur Nolte for making a trailor for the Hope in Christ.

House 2 & 3 Floor slabs

By the end of December we had successfully completed the Floor slabs for house 2 & house 3 we have also started to excavate the boundaries for electrical fencing and have placed the posts in the ground already.

Thanks to all our donors from October to December

Thanks to Afrisam for the donation of 31 cube of ready mix cement, used for the floor slabs of house 2 and house 3.

Thanks to Sholoza Engineering projects for a donation of R100, 000.00.

Thanks to Saiba industries for a donation of 5 cement bags.

Thanks to Newcatsle Round table 86 for a donation of 70 cement bags.

Thank you Arcellor Mittal for a donation of R42,242.80 .

Thanks to Data Tegra for a donation of R10, 000.00.

Thanks to Bridge church for the donation of electric fencing + funds for installation.

Thanks you Father for answered prayer and for placing people in our path that not only bless us with materials and funds but also encourage and support us.

Houses 2 & 3 foundations

The foundations for House 2 & House 3 was poured this month by Afrisam

Thanks to all our donors from September

Thanks to Afrisam for the donation of 25 cube of ready mix cement, used for the foundations of house 2 and house 3.

Plans Approved

All the documents required to get our plans approved has been submitted to town planning and a notice was placed in the local paper for 30 days. HIC also dug the trenches for the foundation for house 2 & house 3.

Thanks to all our donors for the month of August

Thanks to Charlie plant hire for the donation of 1 day TLB hire.

Thanks to Fednissan for sponsoring the costing for TLB hire of an additional 2 days.

Thanks to Japie & Rishi Nanan from Newcastle Architectural Technologists C.C for the donation of the Design, drawing fees & disbursements fees.

Baie dankie aan Ferrum Hoer skool vir hulle donasie van R2000.00 wat op Mandela dag by die onderwysers en kinders ingesamel was. Baie dankie aan NG drakens vallei vir hulle donasie van R1000.00

Thanks to Newcor Trading for a donation of 1000 solid maxi blocks.

Thanks to Jenny and Angus Brown for their donation of window frames, bath, basin, toilet & more

Thanks to Mr Beukes for his donation of a glass sliding door, printer, clothes & odds and ends