Gift of the Givers Prepares R2 million Aid Package for Khayelitsha Fire

Gift of the Givers teams were on site arranging meals for the victims of the devastating shack fire, fanned by the strong Cape winds, that destroyed 500 homes and displaced 4000 people. People were in a state of shock, hungry (not having eaten since 3am when the fire occurred), traumatised and deeply upset. Whilst some families tried to salvage what they could other's escaped with only the clothes on their back.

Working closely with Disaster Management and SASSA to avoid duplication Gift of the Givers has prepared a R2 million aid package to intervene with the following where necessary: provision of hot meals, bottled water, blankets, new clothing, school uniforms, stationery packs, mattresses, towels, hygiene packs, food parcels, plastic utensils and building material.

For details please contact us toll-free on 0800786911, Badr Kazi 0832281298 or Ali Sablay 0826514195.

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