For Christmas 2021, Purple Touch have joined forces with the Bejewelled Academy to give back to children by doing something special for our community. This year, we would extended a Christmas Party offering to little ones and their parents residing at Women’s Refuges to a full Christmas party experience. The 7 ladies of the Purple… Continue reading A Huge Thank You for Your Kindness at Christmas
The Purple Touch have joined forces with the Bejewelled Academy to give back to children by doing something special for our community. This year, we would like to extend a Christmas Party offering to little ones residing at Women’s Refuges by treating them to a free Christmas party for up to 50 resident children. The… Continue reading We’re bringing Christmas to children of women’s refuges this year…
I have been running my own creative business for over 12 years I absolutely love it. I started out with my own jewellery line but gradually moved into creative education, developing my own team and running workshops and clubs through schools and centres across the city. As one of my main clients is schools, at the… Continue reading Melissa’s Pandemic Palava – a story of faith and resourcefulness
The Carpenter We suddenly arrive in this world with no built-in manual or tools of how to work this life. We are bombarded with everyone-else templates of how to be happy passed down from generation to generation. We can feel undone, not altogether, void and like we are missing a few screws within; but we… Continue reading The Carpenter. The Cross. And you.
The most profound thing I have heard is ‘you can’. The permission to have and build whatever my heart desired, of course within the will of God. The start of my journey with God was such a revelation! I was always bogged down with reasons why I couldn’t. A battlefield of why I couldn’t and… Continue reading A life based on God’s promises
I was born into a middle class family and I had two brothers and three sisters – I was considered the favoured baby by my siblings because I was the one born in the time of family abundance and wealth, unlike the others who were born in times of some austerity…! After I was born,… Continue reading Excel reveals the childhood games that stole her innocence – Part 1
We are a group of six friends that have been through amazing highs and devastating lows but the common thread between us is our faith in God. We have laughed together, cried together, prayed for each other, suffered together and argued with each other. Our hope is to inspire young women through our testimonies and… Continue reading Get To Know Us
I work in secondary school. Most schools have their own version of student isolation. The criteria for a child ending up there are usually firmly set out in a policy that parents, teachers and students are aware of and they abide by it. I believe it's the same in prison. The point is, it's very… Continue reading Isolation