Intervention Plan for Covid-19

Intervention Plan for Covid-19

Gift of the Givers is a partner to the government's Covid-19 initiative, augmenting public health services by supporting medical professionals with protective wear, supplying relevant essential medical equipment and providing medical consumables to the institutions in urgent need. The National Health Minister is fully appraised of our intervention through the Deputy Director of emergency and disaster medicine in the department, Dr Ahmed Bham, who was appointed by the minister to lead the team to repatriate South Africans from Wuhan. Ahmed is head of Gift of the Givers Search and Rescue team. He is currently in charge of the Quarantine Centre at The Ranch. Various health departments, disaster management services nationwide and an MEC have requested partnership with Gift of the Givers to deal with the anticipated health challenges.

To further enhance efficiency and identify areas of need in real time, Gift of the Givers, has been partnered by Vula Mobile, which has 11000 registered medical professionals linked to it nationwide. Within 10 minutes of a positive case we can be informed of what intervention is required from anywhere in the country. In the meantime requests are already pouring in from professionals on this app to have items in advance as many of their facilities are poorly resourced.

Requests from all quarters are very similar: N-95 protective mask, 3-tier lower cost mask for selected patients, hand sanitisers, disinfectant, sterile gloves, disposable sterile gowns, goggles, visors, ventilators and related equipment (in selected cases). Chris Hani Baragwanath and Raheema Moosa Hospital have requested the setting up of a tent, with beds, protective wear and all equipment necessary for testing and quarantine when necessary. They want this facility OUTSIDE the existing hospital infrastructure, but on the premises to reduce risk to the other patients who may be immunocompromised.

Providing affordable testing is another essential aspect of the management process. Gift of the Givers has set up a facility in Johannesburg for the purpose, which has been extremely well received, costing the patient R750 compared to R1400 in some labs. The Dome in Randburg has offered us their undercover and parking facility at no cost to set up a testing site with immediate effect extending it to a quarantine centre when needed. We are in discussion with various role players to set up cost effective testing facilities in selected areas nationwide. Roshnee is our second site and will be functional on Monday.

Gift of the Givers is considering all the requests pouring in. We are taking delivery of 10000 N-95 masks and 720 bottles of quality disinfectant today. On Tuesday we are receiving 50000 3-tier masks. We have large quantities of sterile gloves in stock already. We have stood guarantee for the purchase of 1000 imported pcr test kits and will do so for every repeat 1000. We have a preferred tent supplier, and are busy engaging various suppliers to negotiate prices on all the medical equipment required.

We are in discussion with the NICD and Department of Health to consider an alternative testing kit which comes in at under R100, was approved by the American FDA yesterday, is being used in Europe, and is far more practical. This test will be invaluable if we implement it at taxi ranks nationwide, when the situation demands it, as 66% of the country's workers use this facility. We have engaged SANTACO for this purpose.

The immediate outlay for everything mentioned above to ensure preparedness and decisive action is R20 million. This, however, will rise substantially as the number of cases multiply.

Gift of the Givers is also actively involved in drilling boreholes at schools and hospitals, and delivering clean water for drinking and hygiene seven days a week. We have three water tankers for the purpose.

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6 hours ago

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Seen here is Professor Khatija Ahmed 👩‍🏫 with a PCR #COVID19 testing machine 🧪 sponsored to Setshaba Research Centre in #Soshanguve in #Gauteng #GiftOfTheGivers #MakeADifference #ForTheGreaterGood #Healthcare #Health #COVID19inSA #Coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #StayHome #SaveLives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #SouthAfricaImage attachmentImage attachment

Seen here is Professor Khatija Ahmed 👩‍🏫 with a PCR #COVID19 testing machine 🧪 sponsored to Setshaba Research Centre in #Soshanguve in #gauteng

#GiftoftheGivers #makeadifference #forthegreatergood #healthcare #health #Covid19inSA #coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #stayhome #savelives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #southafrica
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6 hours ago

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On-site: Professor Shaheed Omar 👩‍🏫 at our #COVID19inSA Testing Site 🧪 with two PCR machines used for #COVID19 testing. These very important machines have already been donated to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. 🏥 #GiftOfTheGivers #MakeADifference #ForTheGreaterGood #Healthcare #Health #COVID19inSA #Coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #StayHome #SaveLives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #Gauteng #SouthAfricaImage attachment

On-site: Professor Shaheed Omar 👩‍🏫 at our #COVID19inSA Testing Site 🧪 with two PCR machines used for #COVID19 testing.

These very important machines have already been donated to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. 🏥

#GiftoftheGivers #makeadifference #forthegreatergood #healthcare #health #Covid19inSA #coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #stayhome #savelives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #gauteng #southafrica
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God bless a cheerful giver Amen thanks

Thank you so much 🙏🏾😇🌻❤

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6 hours ago

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A massive thank you 🙏 to Getinge for their generous contribution of three ventilators to be used in our #COVID19 treatment ward, #Freesia at #MitchellsPlain Hospital. #GiftOfTheGivers #MakeADifference #ForTheGreaterGood #Healthcare #Health #COVID19inSA #Coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #StayHome #SaveLives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #WesternCape #SouthAfrica

A massive thank you 🙏 to Getinge for their generous contribution of three ventilators to be used in our #COVID19 treatment ward, #freesia at #mitchellsplain Hospital.

#GiftoftheGivers #makeadifference #forthegreatergood #healthcare #health #Covid19inSA #coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #stayhome #savelives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #westerncape #southafrica
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Pictured: #GiftOfTheGivers sponsors headed by Reverend Anitha Pamla march against #GBV ♀️ (gender-based violence) on the streets of #capetown.

#GiftoftheGivers #makeadifference #forthegreatergood #SocialUpliftment #Covid19inSA #coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #stayhome #savelives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #genderbasedviolence #westerncape #southafrica
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Good job and God bless

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Well done

6 hours ago

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Watch as rape survivor, Anitha Pamla 👩 talks about her initiatives to help girls and women who have suffered abuse.

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#GiftoftheGivers #makeadifference #forthegreatergood #healthcare #health #SocialUpliftment #SpeakOut #SaveSouthAfrica #stayhome #savelives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #rapevictim #rapesurvivor #GBV #southafrica
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Thank you so much lady

7 hours ago

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Women of Wonder NGO in #Butterworth received two pallets of Jik bleach cleaning detergent and one pallet of Dettol SA soap 🧼 donated by United Nations. A big thank you 🙏 to Engen SA ⛽ for providing our logistics team with fuel for this project. #GiftOfTheGivers #MakeADifference #ForTheGreaterGood #Healthcare #Health #COVID19 #Coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #StayHome #SaveLives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #UnitedNations #SouthAfrica

Women of Wonder NGO in #butterworth received two pallets of Jik bleach cleaning detergent and one pallet of Dettol SA soap 🧼 donated by United Nations.

A big thank you 🙏 to Engen SA ⛽ for providing our logistics team with fuel for this project.

#GiftoftheGivers #makeadifference #forthegreatergood #healthcare #health #COVID19 #coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #stayhome #savelives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #UnitedNations #southafrica
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7 hours ago

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Frere Hospital was the latest facility visited as part of our #COVID19 #DisasterResponse intervention. We delivered the following items to assist frontline staff: 2000 x KN95 masks 2000 x surgical masks 200 x pairs of gloves 100 x coveralls 100 x goggles 400 x head covers 4000 x shoe covers 5 x thermometers 10 x pulse oximeters 20 x #GiftOfTheGivers green gowns Accepting the donation was CEO, Dr Sarita Bhattarai (a Gift Of The Givers team member), Dr James Thomas, Clinical Manager, Mrs Joy Scholl. #GiftOfTheGivers #MakeADifference #ForTheGreaterGood #Healthcare #Health #COVID19 #Coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #StayHome #SaveLives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #SouthAfricaImage attachment

Frere Hospital was the latest facility visited as part of our #COVID19 #DisasterResponse intervention. We delivered the following items to assist frontline staff:

2000 x KN95 masks
2000 x surgical masks
200 x pairs of gloves
100 x coveralls
100 x goggles
400 x head covers
4000 x shoe covers
5 x thermometers
10 x pulse oximeters
20 x #GiftOfTheGivers green gowns

Accepting the donation was CEO, Dr Sarita Bhattarai (a Gift Of The Givers team member), Dr James Thomas, Clinical Manager, Mrs Joy Scholl.

#GiftoftheGivers #makeadifference #forthegreatergood #healthcare #health #COVID19 #coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #stayhome #savelives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #southafrica
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Huge thanks from East London to Gift of the Givers 💗💗💗

God bless a cheerful giver Amen thanks

Awesome kindness

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7 hours ago

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Continuing to provide hospitals with necessary support to deal with the challenge of #COVID19 in #southafrica, our latest drop of protective materials, non-contact thermometers, pulse oximeters, intuboxes and reusable surgical gowns were donated to the following hospitals:

⚕️ Bhisho Hospital
⚕️ Cecilia Makiwane Hospital
⚕️ Butterworth Hospital
⚕️ Universitas Hospital
⚕️ Pelonomi Hospital

#GiftoftheGivers #makeadifference #forthegreatergood #healthcare #health #COVID19 #coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #stayhome #savelives #StaySafeSouthAfrica
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Awesome kindness

Thank you Gift of the givers. You save our land from suffering. Much appreciated. May Allah grant you the best in both worlds. Amen

Jet in Zebediela hospital 😷😥

Keep up the good work

Wow so glad u have arrived to my home town as well ,so wish our government can see wht hv u done to the pandemic we thank u so much

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God bless

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"Enikwenze kithi nikwenze nakwabanye"

Read: Heart-warming letter 💌 received from Mayor EB Ngubo-Ixobho after a food parcel distribution was held in his community.

“To the Gift of The Givers Foundation

Today was the most exciting and blessed day for the community of #HlokoziArea (#Ntapha, #Gudlucingo and #Shiyabanye) under #Ubhlebezwe municipality in the #HarryQwala District.

These are the most vulnerable and with the biggest population. It melts my heart when most parents come with their children to witness this good deed. Gift of The Givers welcomed them with warm hearts and distributed 400 food parcels and additional gifts from WOOLWORTHS was a cherry on top. We thank Woolworths, with total humbleness.

On behalf of the #Ubhlebewe and #Highflats / #Ixopo communities, I would like to thank the team and especially Mr Ebrahim Ally, who is a brilliant co-ordinator (If I may call him that) for this initiative.

The Foundation has become a beacon of hope to most of our communities having reached more than 5000 homes in the Harry Qwala District during the pandemic. We salute you!

God bless you all.
Thank you." – Mayor EB Ngubo-Ixobho

#GiftOfTheGivers #MakeADifference #ForTheGreaterGood #HungerAlleviation #Coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #StayHome #SaveLives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #SouthAfrica
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Thank you all. ❤

Thank you so much ❤😇🙏🏾🌻

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Hi please I really need help please

As part of our many Community Outreach Projects, we visited #Haviland Clinic in #Weenen to provide needy mothers with essential care packages for their babies. 👶 30 bales of Pepkor diapers (each mother received 5 packs of 20) and FUTURELIFE cereal 🥣 were handed out to mothers and other patients that were present. #GiftOfTheGivers #MakeADifference #ForTheGreaterGood #HungerAlleviation #SocialUpliftment #Coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #StayHome #SaveLives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #KwaZuluNatal #SouthAfricaImage attachment

As part of our many Community Outreach Projects, we visited #haviland Clinic in #Weenen to provide needy mothers with essential care packages for their babies. 👶

30 bales of Pepkor diapers (each mother received 5 packs of 20) and FUTURELIFE cereal 🥣 were handed out to mothers and other patients that were present.

#GiftoftheGivers #makeadifference #forthegreatergood #HungerAlleviation #SocialUpliftment #coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #stayhome #savelives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #kwazulunatal #southafrica
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Well done

On-site: East Bank Community in #EastLondon📍receive 250 food parcels, as part of our #COVID19inSA Food Relief Initiative. Many of the recipients here are struggling due to the financial strains caused by the pandemic. #GiftOfTheGivers #MakeADifference #ForTheGreaterGood #HungerAlleviation #FoodParcels #Coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #StayHome #SaveLives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #EasternCape #SouthAfricaImage attachment

On-site: East Bank Community in #eastlondon📍receive 250 food parcels, as part of our #Covid19inSA Food Relief Initiative.

Many of the recipients here are struggling due to the financial strains caused by the pandemic.

#GiftoftheGivers #makeadifference #forthegreatergood #HungerAlleviation #foodparcels #coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #stayhome #savelives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #easterncape #southafrica
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Pictured is the handball team 'Gift Stars' receiving their trophy 🏆 at #shibisdistrict, after winning (12-9) against team 'Red Crescent'.

This handball tournament was held during World Handball Week to commemorate this globally-loved sport.

A huge thank you to Somali Handball Federation for the role they have played in this programme.

#GiftoftheGivers #makeadifference #forthegreatergood #SocialUpliftment #coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #stayhome #savelives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #Somalia #southafrica
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Thank you so much 🙏🏾😇🧡🌻

A look at our Medical team in #Mogadishu attending to arrivals of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP’s) who have fled from #Jaanale and #Hawaadleey locations in the #MiddleShabelle region of #Somalia 🇸🇴

Thus far, they have found and treated many children suffering from malnutrition, diarrhoea, skin diseases and bronchitis.

Our team has also been performing screenings and treatments, re-examinations and a number of other medical procedures to previously treated patients.

#GiftOfTheGivers #MakeADifference #ForTheGreaterGood #Healthcare #Health #Coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #StayHome #SaveLives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #Somalia #SouthAfrica
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Thank you Gift of the Givers. 😢❤👍

TGOTG... JUST want to say that you guys/warriors are sent from heaven! Thank you for all you do. May Allah grant you the best in both worlds inshallah

Bravo 🥰🥰🥰

Compliments for work done.

Bravo

Thank you 🌹

Earth angels ❤️

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Thank you

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Pictured: 100 food parcels 🥫 delivered to pensioners living with their families in #garciaflats in #BuffaloCity Municipality.

This distribution was the first form of social relief these residents have received and families were very grateful for the support. 🔐

#GiftoftheGivers #makeadifference #forthegreatergood #HungerAlleviation #foodparcels #coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #stayhome #savelives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #easterncape #southafrica
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God bless you more and more 🙏

Our angels 👼 god bless ❤️

So kind of you guys. Keep up the good work.

My Kind of People 🥰

GOG is the real deal. Thank you.

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GOG should be governing this country SA, right attitude and intentions..blessings to you all.

Thank you. ❤

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Pictured: Mr Cele from the rural area of #Elim, received a brand new wheelchair ♿ as part of our distribution project in his village. Mr Cele, a paraplegic for many years, battles with his mobility. The bubbly soul made our team laugh throughout the entire visit and was delighted with his “4x4 looking wheelchair”. #GiftOfTheGivers #MakeADifference #ForTheGreaterGood #Healthcare #Health #Wheelchair #Coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #StayHome #SaveLives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #WesternCape #SouthAfrica

Pictured: Mr Cele from the rural area of #Elim, received a brand new wheelchair ♿ as part of our distribution project in his village.

Mr Cele, a paraplegic for many years, battles with his mobility. The bubbly soul made our team laugh throughout the entire visit and was delighted with his “4x4 looking wheelchair”.

#GiftOfTheGivers #MakeADifference #ForTheGreaterGood #Healthcare #Health #Wheelchair #Coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #StayHome #SaveLives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #WesternCape #SouthAfrica
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Mobility can bring more independency, and for many it increases dignity - we often take something so simple for granted. Thank you for making things easier for the physically challenged!

Thanks to the team

God bless you and your work.

The *real* A Team! ❤🙏

Blessings! 🙏💞🌍💞🙏

enjoy the ride in your 4 x 4 Mr Cele!

Thank you for reaching out. May Allah reward you abundantly.

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Thank u so much

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WOOLWORTHS REALLY? WOW!”

#Elim is a deeply rooted rural area without water, with scarce electricity, poor infrastructure and a community in desperate need of our assistance.

Even though pipelines were installed in 2012, to date not a drop 💧of water has run through.

Our team held one of our biggest distributions in this area with 300 food parcels from WOOLWORTHS dispersed.

The distribution took place at #Sthanduxolo Secondary School, as crowds waited in anticipation for our vans to pull through. Dr Njoko, speaker for the Ray Nkonyeni Municipality addressed the crowd about #COVID19 and ensured #SocialDistancing was practiced.

Each recipient received a #Woolies food parcel with the following items:

10kg mielie meal
2kg sweet potatoes
2kg butternut
2kg onions
2kg potatoes
1 packet of mandarins
#Woolworths washing powder and hamper bag
#GiftOfTheGivers hamper bag containing various food items

When receiving the parcels, many were excited as they saw the branded packets and had heard of Woolworths but have never been there.

A massive thank you to the following people for making this distribution a success:
Gateeb and his team (Khule, Mahomed and Aslam) for a well organised delivery and for being so thoughtful to send plastic bags for the people to carry the items.
Dr Njoko (speaker Ray Nkonyeni Municipality)
Protection services and Paddock Police Station (commander and his team)
Inkosi Xolo's team

#GiftOfTheGivers #MakeADifference #ForTheGreaterGood #HungerAlleviation #FoodParcel #Coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #StayHome #SaveLives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #WesternCape #SouthAfrica
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OH please take over the gov of SA!!!!

Hendrico Ockhuys

When the food parcels are so big that the beneficiaries need help getting them home 😂💛- that’s when the destitute know there are still people out there who cares! Thank you Woolworths and Gift of the Givers🌈!

I cannot stop thanking the gift of the givers when they came nd sponsor us with scrubs at a very needed time while covid was ruling in CT,me nd my colleagues still ecstatic in Tygerberg Hospital

That's why I shop at Woollies, they care about charity.

Alhumdulliah. Guys you are an inspiration to the world . May Allah BLESS you for you love and support when needed .

Our earths angel many blessings to all our role players ❤️

You are our heroes Gift of the Givers may god bless you all ♥️♥️🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼👏🏻👏🏻

WOW!!! a salute to all of YOU

Wow awesome always you're kind to the people out there

❤️🙏🌺 and to Woolies!

Love it thanks to all 🌹

My kind of people.

Wonderful

Slm im happy for u people helping poorer communities but it seems it only in african places schools area's ...we in retreat lavender hill squatter camps like village hieghts etc..we suffer aswell our kids and old people surffers aswell...please u post each day where u contribute but u never contribute here were we need help to

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Shani Wood amazing!!!

Thank you all. ❤

Thank you lifesavers... You're all heroes.. You come out tops. Changing lives..thank you. 🙏🙏🙏

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God bless

Thank you woolies and gift of the givers.... You are all amazing ❤️

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Watch SABC News feature with Dr Imitaz Sooliman 📺 unpacking the journey of the #GiftoftheGivers #28yearsanniversary and the latest #Covid19inSA measures in place.

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#Jumpstart 🚀 was created in 2011 to empower young entrepreneurs, their small businesses, and their communities by providing them with business and marketing skills. Focusing on Grade 10 and 11 learners in disadvantaged schools, this #GiftOfTheGivers initiative teaches students to develop an entrepreneurial spirit and basic know-how at an early age in order to grow their micro-enterprises. Through Jumpstart, we have nurtured successful business owners who continue to do great things in their space. #MakeADifference #ForTheGreaterGood #SocialUpliftment #TomTomSA #SouthAfrica

#Jumpstart 🚀 was created in 2011 to empower young entrepreneurs, their small businesses, and their communities by providing them with business and marketing skills. Focusing on Grade 10 and 11 learners in disadvantaged schools, this #GiftoftheGivers initiative teaches students to develop an entrepreneurial spirit and basic know-how at an early age in order to grow their micro-enterprises. Through Jumpstart, we have nurtured successful business owners who continue to do great things in their space.

#makeadifference #forthegreatergood #SocialUpliftment #TomTomSA #southafrica
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In partnership with Gautrain, we distributed 200 food parcels 🥫 packed with staple food items and goodies to the community of #pamona.

This area also received assistance from us last year when a devastating fire 🔥 destroyed 400 shacks.

#GiftoftheGivers #makeadifference #forthegreatergood #hungeralleviaton #foodparcels #coronavirus #SaveSouthAfrica #stayhome #savelives #StaySafeSouthAfrica #southafrica
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Intervention Plan for Covid-19


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