Wendy Is Back!

(Above) Wendy Vermeulen, founding director of Brownies & Downies and Our Second Home, talking with Heart FM after her return to SA.   We did it! Wendy is back where she belongs – at Brownies & Downies! After years of back-and-forth with South African Home Affairs, lost submitted paperwork, “expert” consultations, lawyer intervention and trauma,

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Weekends Got You Down?

Have the weekdays got you locked down in a 9-5 grind? Do you need a little shake-up on your weekends to experience something different? Do you know that Brownies & Downies is open on selected Saturday’s every month? Yes, the very same restaurant who has been in the news, on the tv mini-series Life Begins

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Venue Hire

You need a perfect venue to leave a lasting impression at your next party or event; one that leaves your guests looking back fondly and reminiscing on the good times!   Brownies & Downies could be your next destination for a party! What would you like to host: Birthday party? Office party? Book, media or

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Understanding Autism

Some of the young adults who will be working at Brownies&downieS will have a disability called Autism. It is hard to explain exactly what it is, but let’s delve into it so that you, our customers and readers, can learn and understand a bit more about it. What Is Autism? Autism is actually called Autism

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Training at Brownies & Downies

Brownies & Downies may seem like just a restaurant, but we’re so much more than that! At Brownies & Downies we run training, skills development and work conditioning programmes for people with intellectual disabilities. We’ve chosen to focus on this group of individuals because they need the most help during the integration process at a

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