Entries by Upwithdowns

Market Day 2014

Market Day, Saturday 15 November, 09:00-13:00. Come browse a wide selection of crafts made by our learners, enjoy a boerewors roll and a cool drink or a cup of tea or coffee at our coffee shop. Join us for a fun day and support our learners.


We would like to invite you to join in our sponsored golf day to be held at The Hyatt Regency Oubaai Golf Club on Thursday, 7th August 2014. Up with Downs is a school for children with special needs and relies heavily on the continuous support of companies and the George community to meet the […]

The A-Team Leaving Their Mark

Hand prints of all the learners, staff, and American workers on the wall left their permanent mark at Up With Down’s. Thanks A-Team and Anchor Your Life!

Winter Packs for Lesotho and South Africa

For the past two years we have worked alongside Anchor Your Life to help meet physical needs of children in South Africa and Lesotho. Anchor Your Life purchases the items for the packs, Up with Down’s learners assemble the packs and along with an American team we  delivered the packs to children in Pacaltsdorp, South Africa and Lesotho. […]

Wine Auction 2014

Over R230,000 was raised at our annual wine auction at Fancourt last month. Loads of fun was had by all. Thanks to Frederick Bekker of VAN RENSBURGS AUCTIONS and “The Blue Note”, father and daughter duo, Philip and Sian Gibbs for providing the music.  

Bigger Than Us Update!

27 March 2014.  Prieska.   Roche Schoeman has completed 1411kms of the mighty Orange River which is in full flood.   Two dams of still water are behind him but the most challenging leg of the non-stop, unaided  expedition is yet to come……… the dangerous, churning waters of unknown obstacles through Upington leading  to the Augrabies […]