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Groenpunt Prison – Training 25 spiritual workers over 2 days

As you know by now, Found by Grace has been extremely active in April this year. Doors are opening everywhere.

We were presenting the Sycamore Tree Project to 25 Spiritual Workers at Groenpunt Prison. Training took place over 2 days, from 13 April 2021 to 14 April 2021. 

The Groenpunt Management comprises of the following prisons: Groenpunt Maximum, Medium, Juvenile, Vereeniging Prison, Sasolburg Prison, Heilbron Prison and Frankfort Prison.

A special thank you to our Chair Person Mr Peter Ntamu and our Executive Director, Chris Denga for a job well done: Lives were transformed, the impact of the message of Restorative Justice was huge and the message of hope and restoration shared with the spiritual workers, who will now be able to hand down the knowledge to hands-on situations with prisoners on a daily basis.

The feedback coming from the course was incredibly positive and we look forward to hear testimonies from the course attendees.

Mr Peter Ntamu, Chairperson of Board. Attending a Spiritual Workers training at Groenpunt Prison.

New Friends!
(L to R) Chairperson, with highly esteemed Chaplain Khoadi,  Chaplain for Groenpunt Management Area, Executive Director Chris Denga.

Spiritual Workers who attended the training at Groenpunt Prison.

Executive Director Chris Denga with the Sycamore Tree manuals and guides that will transform not only lives, but communities as well.

Event Special Thank You's

A Special thank you to the amazing Groenpunt Prison Management Team for hosting the training event. We believe the friendships formed and strengthened will bear forth much fruit as we move forward with the great work of restoring lives. 

Of course we greet all the course participants who took part in the training, you are all special people, colleagues and friends, Found by Grace salutes everyone. We can’t wait to hear your testimonies!

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