14/08/2015 - Panorama Rehab Centre

The Panorama  Rehab Centre in Pietermaritzburg received the following aid:

  • Bulk Food
  • Large Unilever Detergent Pack
  • Large Personal Hygiene Pack
  • 12 Cases of Vaseline Petroleum Jelly

Total Project Value: R4 270.00

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Women's Month Distributions

Gift of the Givers distributes aid to women in KZN throughout the month of August, in celebration of Women's Month.

Recipient Quantity Project Value

P. Pillay Homes, PMB

  • 100 Personal Hygiene Packs

Eastwood Community, PMB

  • 150 Nutrition Packs
R60 000.00

EBC Church Hill, Chatsworth

  • 80 Personal Hygiene Packs
R32 000.00

Dawah and Care Centre, Phoenix

  • 100 Personal Hygiene Packs
  • 1 Large Unilever Detergent
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14-29/08/2015 - KZN Kids

Over a 2 week period, the GOTG KZN branch distributed Food and Personal Hygiene Packs to schools and children's homes in KZN.

Recipient Quantity Project Value
Siyathandwa Drop In CentreBulk FoodR5 000.00
W.A. Lewitt  Pre School200 Personal Hygiene PacksR80 000.00
Marigold Place Buffelsdale340 Nutrition PacksR170 000.00
Woodlands Childrens Home85 Personal Hygiene PacksR34 000.00
Spring Haven
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08/08/2015 - KZN Old Age Homes

Gift of the Givers distributes Personal Hygiene and Detergent Packs to the following old age homes in KZN:



Project Value

Aryan Benevolent  Home

20 Personal Packs

1 Large Unilever

R9 500.00

Isabel Beardmore Home

60 Personal

1 Large Unilever

R25 500.00

Total Project Value: R35

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05/08/2015 - Manor Wellness Workshop

In recognition of Women's Day, Gift of the Givers supported a community initiative hosted at the Manor sports grounds in Pietermaritzburg, where 30 women attended a Wellness workshop that gave them insight into healthy living the affordable way.

Gift of the Givers distributed 30 Personal Hygiene Packs.

Total Project Value: R12 000.00


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04/08/2015 - Karina Place and Northern Place Old Age Homes

Gift of the Givers distributes aid to the Karina Place and Northern Place Old Age Homes in Johannesburg. Karina Place is home to 48 pensioners who are comfortable in their small home, but are in dire need of improved ablution facilities as 1 bathroom is shared between 8 people. A similar situation is faced at the Northern Place home.

Each person received:

  • Grocery Hampers
  • Blankets
  • Hygiene Packs


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A Glorious Weekend in Bloemfontein

It was an unbelievably emotional moment when Yolande Korkie came face to face with the negotiator who secured her freedom from Al Qaeda in Yemen on 10 January 2014 and bid farewell to him on 11 January 2014.  This was the first meeting since that fateful event when Anas al Hamati, Gift of the Givers Yemen Country Manager, met Yolande in Bloemfontein on Friday, 21 August 2015.  It was a

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18/08/2015 - Girl Rising Documentary

Gift of the Givers Careline hosted the viewing of a documentary called “Girl Rising” in honour of Women’s month on 18th August 2015. Does the name Malala Yusuf Zai from Afghanistan ring a bell? She was brutally assaulted simply for going to school to obtain an education. This documentary highlights the stories of 9 girls in developing countries who similarly despite their challenges conquer the

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06/08/2015 - DUT Career Day

Students exhibited Gift of the Givers work at the Durban University of Technology career day, Pietermaritzburg campus.

The students, who often volunteer for the organisation, asked that we support the Khayalethu Project at Risk for Youth, where they handed out the following aid from GOTG:

  • 50 Personal Hygiene Packs
  • 4 x 8kg Soya Soups
  • 2 Cases Chicken Noodles
  • 1 Case Knorrox
  • 1 Case Rajah Spice
  • 1 x 50kg Rice
  • 2
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06/08/2015 - Gift of the Givers Turns 23 Today

Dear Recipients It has been another great year for Gift of the Givers thanks to the wonderful support from all of South Africa.  We appreciate the contribution of every single person, be it cash or kind, be it one rand or one hundred thousand rand; be it in the form of prayer, words of support, well wishes, advice or promoting our activities through whatever manner.

There will be no

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