Gift of the Givers Delivers Animal Fodder to Knysna

For the sake of the animals the oversized bales were even hauled on the rooftop of a recipient's vehicle. Unconventional, but the Eksteenfontein recipients were determined to keep their animals fed and warm this winter.

One of our recipients, Mr Malungile, contacted us to say he is now a rich man. His goats are going to be well taken care of in the cold.
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Rebuilding Nick's Home

Rebuilding Nick's Home

Nick was very excited when we started digging the tranches of his two bedroom home after the fire in Knysna destroyed the house that he and his family was staying in for the pass 33 years. He was overjoyed and the building of the house gave him new hope.

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GOTG Prepares for Housing Reconstruction in Knysna

The latest updates confirm that about 1070 houses were damaged to varrying degrees or totally destroyed in the Knysna fire of 7 June; of these around 700 were uninsured in rural, farm, central areas and in informal settlements. Gift of the Givers is commencing the repair and rebuilding of the first hundred homes very soon. The housing project will be supervised by our project manager, Mario
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Family of 4 Receives Aid

Family of 4 Receives Aid
#Knysnafire Supplies to a family of four who rent a small house and workshop in the forest area. They evacuated with four adults and three large dogs in the car and their cat in the boot. The workshop was destroyed - a lifetime collection of tools for electronic repairs. No insurance and now no tools. The daughter works for the farmer so this family is going to have a very hard time getting back
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Middelerf Community

Middelerf Community
The Middelerf community is small and isolated and now have no water and electricity. Gift of the Givers supplied clothing, candles, matches and some extra food supplies. #Knysnafire
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Lucas and Family Lose Their Home

Lucas and Family Lose Their Home

Food, water and clothing donated to Lucas and his family, and Adeline and her family. They both lost everything in the #Knysnafire Both work as nurses at the Epilepsy Centre.

The area where Lucas and Adeline's homes were is the only part of that particular township which burned.

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Knysna Log Inn Hotel

Knysna Log Inn Hotel
Special thanks to Martin and Marti Venter of Knysna Log Inn Hotel who have graciously and generously hosted Gift of the Givers teams at NO COST since the beginning of the #Knysnafire. We have 20 team members on site.
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