07/02/2012 - Welkom Uprising

More than 250 Bangladeshi shop owners in Thabong, Welkom were left displaced after violant attacks by the youth in the area. The shops were looted during the unemployment protests when the youth of Thabong unsuccessfully applied for jobs in Welkom's mines.

Gift of the Givers responds to the displaced with the following aid:
  • Bulk food
  • 100kg Rice
  • 20kg Sugar
  • 25kg Beans
  • 25kg Lentils (Pink Dhall)
  • 10lt Cooking Oil
  • Water
  • Hygiene Packs
  • 250 Blankets
  • Mattresses
  • Gas Stove
  • Gas Tank
  • 10 Bags of Potatoes
  • 5 Box Tomatoes
  • 5 Bags of Onions
Total Project Value: R45 000.00



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