Be it a broken leg, paralysis, amputation or even a birth defect, Gift of the Givers donates wheelchairs on an ad-hoc basis to individuals, hospitals and schools, on request. One's quality of life is instantly improved when they're able to move around freely and the load on caregivers is lessened substantially.

Gift of the Givers delivers a new wheelchair to Henryville Primary School on Dambuza. A very special Grade 7 learner waited patiently as her gift was assembled. This new wheelchair will ease the load for both her mother and classmates who carried Amanda daily on their backs to and from school. Amanda's dignity can be restored.
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Trey Ogle, a 15 in Pietermaritzburg was in desperate need of a wheelchair which Gift of the Givers donated to him. The teenager has Downs Syndrome and is now too old to attend the local special needs institutions and has to be placed in a day care facility.

 

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09/07/2015 - Lenie van Tonder

29 year old, Lenie van Tonder, born with disabilities due to brain damage, receives a new wheelchair from Gift of the Givers.

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Mr K. Charles

GOTG hands over a new wheelchair to Mr K. Charles of Durban who was diagnosed with cancer.

Total Project Value: R1 500.00

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Kutama Hospital in Zimbabwe

A handover ceremony took place around the 100 year celebration of the hospital. Wheelchairs and Walking Sticks were handed over to President Robert Mugabe.

 

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Cloetesville Community

On 5 July 2011, 1000 people from the Cloetesville community were fed soup and bread at the Cloetesville Town Hall in Stellenbosch. They also received the following items:

  • 1000 Blankets
  • 400 Sweet Packs
  • 200 Detergent Packs
  • 800 Hygiene Packs for men and women
  • 7000 Disposable Nappies
  • 540 x 1kg Marvello Margarine
  • 200 Food Parcels
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Mr Ebrahim Vawda

GOTG hands over a wheelchair to Mr Ebrahim Vawda in Durban who suffered a stroke. The wheelchair has come in handy in allowing him to be mobile around the house without assistance.

Total Project Value: R1 500.00

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Mr R. Sewnandan

Mr R.Sewnandan, an 81 year old senior living in Northdale, Pietermaritzburg receives a wheelchair from GOTG.

Total Project Value: R1 500.00

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Gift Gets a Special Gift from Gift of the Givers and Kaizer Chiefs

Gift of the Givers gives Gift Phasha from Mafefe in Limpopo a specialised wheelchair. Here is his story....

"Ever since my cousin was diagnosed Hydrocephalus in 1889, I've been searching long and hard for ways to assist him with getting mobility as he can't walk, we have found a wheelchair but as he has grown up it became small for him to use and to travel with. This year, I made it my goal to

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19/05/2016 - Bongi

Bongi from Cinderella Park in Pietermaritzburg receives a new wheelchair from Gift of the Givers.

 

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19/06/2015 - Bushy McKelvey

Inspiring legless biker, Bushy McKelvey, founded the "Out on a Limb" project which aims to motivate and encourage those living with disabilities. He repairs and upgrades wheelchairs and made a special request to Gift of the Givers for a wheelchair for young man who had met with an accident.

Total Project Value: R1 000.00

 

 

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Josina Mhlanga in Mozambique

The picture of a lady crawling on her knees with her two children walking beside her was seen by hundreds of people in The Star on 8 Feb 2013. It touched the hearts of many to read that Josina had to crawl her way toward help. She lost the use of her legs due to a sickness she had suffered.

One of South Africa readers, who was also aware of the work GOTG was doing in Mozambique, saw the pic and

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Wheelchair Handover to Dean Burke

GOTG donates a Wheelchair to Dean Burke of Umbilo. Sadly Mr Burke had his leg amputated after being diagnosed with sugar diabetes.

Total Project Value: R2 000.00

 

 

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Mrs Asmall

Gift of the Givers hands over a wheelchair to Mrs Asmall, a frail senior with many ailments making mobility a huge difficulty for her.

Total Project Value: R1 500.00

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