Meet the team
Cannelle De Ruig
Cannelle directs the internal workings of the center and manages the center daily. This includes communicating with clients, working through staffing issues and collaborating with joint teams in ensuring that the children receive the best care possible.
Mary is a trained nurse and serves as the operational manager at Little Gems. She ensures that daily programmes are followed, parents receive daily Whatsapp details and that a homely feel is created at Little-Gems.
Jennifer is an Occupational Therapist and has pursued training in MAES therapy. This therapy is mostly applied to our children with Cerebral Palsy. Jennifer visits the children at Little Gems.
Laura is a Speech Therapist who always looks for new and interesting ways of applying the knowledge in her field to help the children at Little Gems.
Jolene Van Heerden
Jolene is a Art Therapist. Art therapy and creative expression is key to the improved quality of life our children experience.