The towns of Oudtshoorn and De Rust are in the Klein Karoo between the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains in southern part of the Western Cape Province. Oudtshoorn is the largest town in the Little Karoo region and the ostrich capital of the world. The world's biggest bird is justone of the many attractions in that area of exceptional contrasts and natural beauty.
During the month of February Concerned Young People (CYP) ventured in this beautiful towns and mainly concentrated in two schools. We spent one week in De Rust and one week in Oudtshoorn. Our focus was classroom presentation so that we can cover all the children ranging from Grade 8-12.
This can sometimes be a tiresome day, but we then are able to have one and one talks with young people and spent time counselling them throughout the day. Topics such as social networking, teenage pregnancies, drugs and music were discussed which can often result into vibrant debates with the youngsters.
We could freely share with them our personal testimonies and in tears some young people committed their life to the Christ. We ended the outreach with a Youth Day and strengthened their commitment they made during the two weeks.