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Mmametlhake NonProfit organization Kaabo Foundation says there is still a lot that needs to be done to repair the negative impact brought by Covid-19 in our country and more especially informal settlements.
The foundation had earlier on this year went on a campaign trial to raise awareness on poverty within our communities and they donated food parcels to several families in Mmametlhake during the first lockdown.
She said the situation seems to be getting more severe considering that many lost their source of income.
Speaking to the foundation founder Tsholofelo Tabane Kgole, she mentioned that she was sad to learn about families who lost their belongings to fire in Mmametlhake and Phake.
“Adding on to the families we identified earlier this year we identified other families just recently and we distributed 250 food parcels and 600 sachets of instant porridge packages in Mmametlhake including the said affected families who lost their belongings to fire.”
“We also donated electric blankets, duvet inners and clothing to the said families.”
Kgole also added that they have also identified 5 unemployed women and young people to benefit from the food relief vouchers.
“We are happy to announce that there are some who have already received the vouchers and we are working on assisting the remaining beneficiaries.”
“We would like to thank our partners who have supported us to this date and we are also appealing to government, corporates, businesses and individuals to come through and help us to help others. These families need proper home structures.”
She added that they will donating more parcels in Gauteng on October 3rd.
Their target is to reach 100 families by mid October and they are appealing to anyone who would like to assist to contact them with any contribution on Kaabonpo@gmail.com, cell 0799748012, Facebook page is Kaabo Foundation.