28/02/2013 - Merewent Cheshire Home

The Merewent Cheshire home in Durban takes cares of 35 physically disabled adults. A large amount of dressing is needed to properly take care of their wounds. The GOTG team distributes Medical Supplies and Detergents.

  • 5 Bails of Adhesive Pads
  • 20 Bails of Adult Nappies
  • 1 Box Linen Savers
  • 10 Packets Cotton Swabs
  • 1 Large Unilever Detergent Pack
  • 48 x 125ml Hygiene Liquid

Total Project Value: R17 500.00

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24/2/2012 - Orphans Care Center in Hodaidah

The Orphans Care Center in Hodaidah city serves as a home to 250 children. GOTG Yemen branch distributes the following aid as well as to the 300 families living nearby.
  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Cooking Oil
  • Bags of Rice
  • Bags of White Sugar
  • Cake Flour
  • Dates
  • Spaghetti
  • Personal Hygiene Packs
  • Games
Total Project Value: R133 794.00
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26/02/2013 - Ebungweleni Sewing Group

In recognition of the outstanding work the seniors of the Ebungweleni Sewing Group do toward empowering their community, GOTG hands over 1 bail of clothing to help generate income.

The group involves young girls in projects like sewing, gardening and beadwork.

Total Project Value: R15 000.00

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21/02/2013 - SA Post Office Plants Trees

The SA Post Office is maximising its carbon emission reduction targets by planting trees throughout South Africa. The aim is to reduce carbon emissions and tackle recycling. Gift of the Givers invited the Post Office to visit our kitchen in Verdwaal (Itsoseng) at the Motslatswe Primary School to plant trees but also to introduce the Post Office staff to the amount of poverty in and around the
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13/02/2013 - Chatsworth Youth Group

The Chatsworth youth community formed a health and fitness group which hosted an awareness event focussing on the issue of Rape and Women Abuse.

In support of their community upliftment efforts, GOTG distributed 150 Personal Hygiene Packs.

Total Project Value: R37 500.00

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12/02/2013 - Zuzulwazi Creche

No child should be deprived of a good education with a clean and comfortable learning environment. GOTG is a big supporter of education which is why the team gladly assisted the Zuzulwazi Creche in Impendle.

The staff and children were filled with excitement as the team distributed 12 Blankets and Mattresses. This in itself is a real treat for the children as in most creches 1 mattress is shared

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08/02/2013 - N2 Gateway Community in Delft

Gift of the Givers distributes Bread and Rama Margarine to the underprivileged Community of N2 Gateway in Delft, Western Cape. Items distributed were:

  • 152 Loaves of Bread
  • 48 x 500gr Rama Tubs
  • 170 x 500gr Rama Bricks
  • 408 x 250gr Rama Tubs
Total Project Value: R16 104.98

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07/02/2013 - World Faith Harmony Week

The Cape South African Jewish Board of Deputies hosted “World Faith Harmony Week “at a private breakfast held at the Cafe’ Reteve , South African Jewish Museum , Gardens, Cape Town.

This event was hosted for the first time in South Africa and Dr Imtiaz Sooliman was invited as the Keynote speaker. The topic of discussion was “The Role of Faith-Based Communities in Social Development”.

Amongst the

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05/02/2013 - Phoenix Heights Primary

Grade R underprivileged children were identified by the Phoenix Heights Primary School teachers. Many of the children were orphaned and then adopted by extended family. They come to school hungry having had no breakfast due to poverty. Gift of the Givers were called to assist with 150 Food Parcels for the children, and a bulk Detergent Pack to the school.

Total Project Value: R1 750.00

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25/2/2013 - Distribution of Food in AL-Maharik Village

GOTG, Yemen branch, distributes food parcels to 500 families from 9 different villages at the distribution point in Al-Maharik Village. Items were:
  • 500 Bags of White Rice
  • 500 Bags of White Sugar
  • 500 Bags of Spaghetti
  • 500 Tins of Baked Beans
  • 500 Bottles of Cooking Oil
Total Project Value: R233 172.00
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19/02/2013 - Kuhle Life for NGO's

Sheryll Lederle, fundraiser for Kuhle Life for NGO’s, contacted GOTG for a donation. Gift of the Givers hands over 2 Boxes of Shoes and 30 Bags of Clothing which will be distributed to Mkuhle House in Umbilo.

Total Project Value: R20 000.00
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12/02/2013 - Swampu Community

Living without an ID book is 1 of the many problems Impendle's Swampu community faces. Without their ID's it's almost impossible to get jobs or social grants from the Government. Thankfully SASSA went to the community members to begin the process of issuing ID documents.

The GOTG team also assisted the 300 queuing families with:

  • 300 Personal Hygiene Packs
  • 10 X 20kg Mealie Seeds
  • 10 Bags of Fertilizer
  • 20
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12/02/2013 - St Thomas Childrens Home

St Thomas Childrens Home in Sydenham prides itself in the care it provides to 60 orphans. The demand are high and the means are low so the GOTG team paid the home a visit providing the following:

  • 1 Large Unilever Detergent Pack
  • 5 x 10kg Rice
  • 5 x 10kg Maize Meal
  • 10 x 1kg Sugar Beans
  • 1 x 25 Mrs Balls
  • Bulk Canned Beans
  • Food Spice
Total Project Value: R13 955.00.
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08/02/2013 - Prince Mshiyeni Hospital

As part of our ongoing support to the Prince Mshiyeni Hospital, GOTG distributes 55 Personal Hygiene Packs and 1 Large Detergent Pack to the nursing students who celebrated their graduation to Staff Nurse.

Total Project Value: R20 250.00

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05/02/2013 - Careline Coregroup

Gift of the Givers Careline had its first monthly meeting for 2013 on the 5th of February. The meeting allowed counsellors to touch base again after a month long break. It also set the tone for the upcoming year outlining it's main objectives, discussing events and trainings on the 2013 calendar. Counsellors were asked to re clarify their purpose and commitment to the counseling service for 2013.  Read more