Gift of the Givers team member, Rashid, couldn't pass up an opportunity to swaddle a newborn baby with a cozy blanket, one of the many new items our team brought to the Wolwes River community in Cape Town.
The Gift of The Givers team along with members of the Philadelphia Police Station gave the community of Wolwes Rivier a warm surprise with a distribution of New Clothing, Shoes and
The SAPS Alexandra Road station hosts an event to honour police women by celebrating their achievements in the line of duty. GOTG distributes 100 Personal Hygiene Packs to the women.
Total Project Value: R40 000.00
GOTG in partnership with SAPS distributes Food Parcels and various other aid items to women in Pietermaritzburg and Durban.
P. Pillay Home for the Mentally Challenged, Pietermaritzburg
70 Personal Hygiene Packs
Isabel Beadmore Home for the Aged, Pietermaritzburg
65 Personal Hygiene Packs
Large Unilever Household Pack
5 Bails Sanitary Pads
1 Box x 10 Bed Linen
The SAPS embarked on a community awareness campaign to support Child Protection Week. They visited 4 local hospitals in Pietermaritzburg, namely Medi Clinic, Northdale, Greys, and St Annes Hospital and addressd the mothers in all maternity wards regarding issues around child care, sexual offences, and domestic violence.
GOTG supported the campaign by contributing 200 Personal Hygiene Packs.
2 police officers were killed in a shootout with gunmen on the N3 highway near Modderfontein. Each family has lost a father, husband, brother and friend and we the community have lost guardian angels.
The police officers served at the Sandringham Police Station near the Gift of the Givers Gauteng Logistics Centre. We have always maintained a good relationship with the SAPS who have on several
A swimming safety education programme was recently offered by paramedic students from Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). The programme was part of a Service Learning Project, which was a joint initiative between Gift of the Givers and the Service Learning and Emergency Medical Sciences Departments of CPUT. The programme included a poster making competition at Silukhanyo Primary School
A first aid and fire safety course was offered by paramedic students of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), in partnership with Gift of the Givers, from 21 to 23 September 2012. The initiative was part of a CPUT Service Learning Project. Eleven community members from Lwandle and other areas around Strand attended the course. The Lwandle SAPS assisted in identifying appropriate
GOTG visited the Children's Ward at Northdale Hospital in Pietermaritzburg.It was amazing to see their faces light up with shock and excitement as we distributed a box full of toys and 60 Personal Hygiene Packs. Thereafter the team made their way to the Isabel Beardmore Home for the Aged and distributed a further 75 Blankets and Personal Hygiene Packs.
Chief Commander Brigadier Bantam & other
On Saturday June 16th, GOTG in partnership with SAPS Lwandle celebrated Youth Day by encouraging the youth to be conscious about their surroundings and be more caring for their communities. Because of poverty being so rife in these areas we decided with the youth of the Lwandle Township to feed the sick, the disabled, the elderly and the kids in the three biggest informal settlements. In the early
GOTG in partnership with CPUT EMS, paramedic students from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) held two workshops at Silukhanyo Primary School hall in Asanda Village, Strand, on Saturday 15 September 2012. The first workshop started at 10am and ended at 2pm, this was to advise the public about the adverse health and social consequences of alcohol abuse.
It was attended by about 150
The Plessislaer Police Station hosted a workshop focussing on crimes against children. 250 learners from the Sanzwile and Muzi Primary schools in Edendale, Pietermaritzburg attended the event and were educated on the appropriate measures to take should they find themselves directly or indirectly involved in violence.
GOTG was contacted by Fisani Khuboni from the Centre for Community Justice and
GOTG honours women principals at the Women’s Principal Support Network event held at the Arthur Blaxall hall in Pietermaritzburg. 250 principals came together to celebrate Women's Month and their sterling leadership at their respective schools. Principals from the Umgungunlovu District stood together to agree that they will to add value to their schools and continue to support their teachers and
Ensuring the rules of our roads are followed, our local Moutain Rise SAPS police women were given the opportunity to work as a team. Their task was to issue tickets to drunk or speeding drivers as many have lost their lives prematurely as a result of this recklessness. A road block was set up on 1 of our busiest roads in Pietermaritzburg, Bombay Road. Being Women's Month the ladies were rewarded