Emotional resilience

  • Mon 5th Apr, 2021

In the midst of all the uncertainties and tribulations that the world is going through, one needs to develop emotional resilience. Its been over a year now since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed over 2 million lives and has a negative impact on livelihood. The feeling of fear, anxiety, and stress […]

Hokisa 18th Anniversary

  • Tue 1st Dec, 2020

An anniversary is a time to celebrate the joys of today, the memories of yesterday, and the hopes of tomorrow. Hokisa turns 18 years of existence, full of ups and downs, lessons, happiness, twist, and turns. Though there have been difficulties and hardships, we are deeply humbled by the amount of support received from all […]

This lock down is not fun! Not for anybody. It is testing our resilience emotionally, physically and financially. Despite this complex and fluid circumstance we find ourselves in, Hokisa continue to create a nurturing environment that enhances the full growth and development of the children. . The schools continue to send work on different online […]

The confirmed Covid-19 cases In South Africa has recently surpassed the 200 000 mark. Stress, anxiety, and a sense of isolation amid the global COVID-19 pandemic and South Africa’s current lockdown can add to psychological distress. Feelings of fear, anxiety, and stress during this time is completely normal and, according to medical journal The Lancet, […]

Level 3 lockdown

  • Sun 31st May, 2020

Hokisa prides itself on its commitment and dedication to protecting and nurturing all the children in our care. The coronavirus pandemic has challenged our mission and visions in different forms. These unparalleled times have also brought out some goodness in us. We continue celebrating birthdays and appreciate the special moments that we share as a […]

Level 4 Lockdown and Hokisa

  • Thu 7th May, 2020

As the country moves to level 4 lockdown, there are a few critical aspects to take into account. All the precautions and preventative protocol that was implemented when the country first went into lockdown still remain in place at Hokisa. Hokisa continues to create a nurturing environment for all the children during these unprecedented times. […]

21 days in lockdown

  • Thu 16th Apr, 2020

This is a crazy and overwhelming time to be in the world and South African communities. The lockdown and its recent extension is bringing with it many to leave and survive for so many. As we tread this road of uncertainty on what the future holds for us, we can only pin our hopes on […]

On Thursday night, President Ramaphosa announced a further extension of the national lock down until the 30th of April 2020 to aggressively flatten the curve. The lock down has caused significant disruptions in our daily lives and materially impacted our economy. Thankfully none of the children, staff or anyone affiliated with Hokisa has acquired this […]

Day 7 of national lockdown

  • Thu 2nd Apr, 2020

These are difficult and uncertain times socially and economically for our country and the world. We are in unfamiliar territory and it is important that we remain calm and focus our energy on the most important asset that we have – our families. Hokisa is also making sure that our children are feeling safe, informed […]

SA lockdown and Hokisa

  • Sat 28th Mar, 2020

In recent weeks we have seen the increasing impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on individuals, families, businesses, societies, and countries as infection rates escalate around the world and here in South Africa. The first death resulting to Covid-19 infection has been recorded in South Africa   President Cyril Ramaposa announced a 21 days total lockdown effective from 26th March until […]