05/05/2018 - Fire at Denver and Diepsloot Informal Settlement

70 shacks burnt down in Region F on Friday evening at the Denver informal settlement at approximately 23h30. The cause of the fire is unknown. Sadly an elderly lady lost her life as a result of smoke inhalation and 150 people including children were affected by devastating fire.

Gift of the Givers responded with:

  • 4 Tents
  • 150 TFG Blankets
  • 150 Food Packs
  • 500 Nestle Chocolates
  • 150 x 5kg Mealie Meal
  • 150 Nappy Packs
  • 60 Clover Tins of Baby Milk
  • Tea
  • Salt
  • White Beans
The following day another fire occurred in Diepsloot Ext.2 causing the destruction of 30 shacks. 60 people were affected, thankfully with no injuries nor fatalities. The Gift of the Givers team arrived with:
  • 30 TFG Blankets
  • 30 Food Packs
  • 200 Nestle Chocolates
  • 30 x 5kg Mealie Meal
  • 30 Nappy Packs
  • 30 Clover Tins of Baby Milk
  • 30 Baked Beans
  • 30 Bags of Sugar
  • 30 Peanut Butter
  • Tea
  • Salt
  • White Beans
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