Marshall Hinds, proud sponsor of DuPont™ Tyvek® to the 24th Annual International Kite Festival

Every year Cape Mental Health hosts Africa’s biggest kite festival at Zandvlei in Cape Town.

All profits go towards Cape Mental Health who provide vital free services to children, the youth and adults living with intellectual and physical disabilities in the Western Cape.  The importance of the work done by Cape Mental Health is that they not only focus on individuals but also take into consideration the family and community in which people living with disability reside in the Western Cape.

This year over 18 000 event visitors attended this two day event and took part in the activities and kite making workshops.  Marshall Hinds is proud to sponsor DuPont™ Tyvek® sheets for kite making for these workshops.

Tyvek® is ideal for kite making as it is extremely strong and light and can be printed or coloured in with numerous paints and crayons.

Cape Mental Health is regarded as a world leader in the provision of services to people living with disability and offer counselling, advocacy, skills development, family support, access to income generating activities, and preparation for the world of work plus assistance in finding employment market.


Well done to Cape Mental Health for a prestigious event that all the family, young and old can enjoy and share!  Marshall Hinds is proud to be involved and a sponsor to this event.

Cape Mental Health hold numerous workshops that teach Kite making workshops on Saturdays and Sundays prior to the Kite Festival in October.

In the recent number of years, these individual workshops have  grown enormously and have become a kite festival favourite with adults and children alike.

Kite making is fun and can be therapeutic and you don’t have to wait for an annual event to get your hands on some DuPont™ Tyvek®!