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Wheelchair Recipients August 2018

August 14, 2018 Jetski Arctic2Athens
More than 90 years of age, Alpheus Mkize from Mfundisweni location can no longer walk. He received a wheelchair from our GOTG team in Port Shepstone. 31 year old, Nonhle Nhlumayo in Izingolweni, received a new…
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Dr Mathole Motshekga Primary School

August 07, 2018 Mandela Day 2018
Gift of the Givers and the Department of Education visited the Dr Mathole Motshekga Primary School in Rabie Ridge Township, in honour of the Nelson Mandela Centenary. In attendance was Mr Panyaza Lesufi, MEC for…
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02/08/2018 - Mohau Centre

August 07, 2018 Ease the Hunger
Gift of the Givers donates bulk food parcel and hygiene pack to Mohau Centre. The centre houses and cares for orphans and vulnerable children from the age of 2 to 18 and is based at Kalafong Hospital, Pretoria.
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06/08/2018 - The Link Learning Centre for the Disabled

August 07, 2018 Ease the Hunger
Gift of the Givers donates bulk food parcel and hygiene packs to the Link. It's an organisation catering for 45 adults with disabilities.

Projects - Primary Health Care Clinics

"If the people cannot get to health services then the health services must get to the people"

This was the philosophy behind the innovation of the world's first containerised primary health care unit by Gift of the Givers Foundation in 1994. Cost effective, all weather proof, low maintenance, easily transportable, rapidly deployed, aesthetically acceptable and conveniently accessible. This was the rationale behind this practically relevant innovation which led to efficient utilisation by rural masses in South Africa.

Deploying the prototype in PARTNERSHIP with the South African Government in May 1995, in Kwa Pata, Edendale, Pietermaritzburg (KwaZulu Natal), 20 such units were deployed in a 10 year period in various parts of South Africa, collectively averaging 500 000 patients per year. Services include minor ailments, immunisations, wound treatments, burn care, screening for hypertension and diabetes, pap smears, antenatal care, counselling services, specialist psychiatric care for the elderly, TB patient follow up and a range of primary care services.

Other units include Alexandra, Tembisa (3), Atteridgeville, Kagiso, Eikenhof, Koolfontein, Ratanda, Rietvallei, Tarlton, Zenzele and Badirile (Gauteng); Botshabelo (Free State); Emfundweni (KwaZulu Natal); Riemvasmaak, Holpan and Barkly West(2) (Northern Cape).

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