Delivery of Supplies

During the last 10 days the Archbishop of the Episcopal Church in Haiti has taken delivery of 17 of the 27 containers of aid valued at R8 million, for the people of Haiti, dispatched by Gift of the Givers. The balance will be cleared within the next week.

Introduction to Pep Bonet

Pep Bonet was born in la Colònia de Sant Jordi, Majorca in 1974. At the age of 15 he moved to Tarifa in Andalusia to practice wind surf as he finished high school. In 1995 Bonet spent three months in Hawaii windsurfing, a sport that would take him to the world championship. Two years later Bonet moved to Amsterdam and began to study photography for a short periodo f time, something he took up
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North West Province Emergency Rescue Service Graduation

A graduation ceremony was held at the North West Province Emergency Medical Resue Service College for their students. GOTG awarded Gratitude certificates to the Haiti rescue team and a trophy of gratitude to the college on 21 May 2010.

Amoungst the guests were the North West Province Premier, Mrs Maureen Modiselle, MEC of Health, Mrs R Kasienyane and Head of Department, Dr L Sebego.

Click here for a full donor list as at 14 May 2010

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Haiti Update

It was indeed a memorable trip, travelling with the Southern African Archbishop of the Anglican Church, Thabo Makgoba, and Reverend Butterworth. Representing South Africa and its rainbow nation, we were received by the Episcopal Archbishop of Haiti, The Right Reverend J. Zach Duracin, and later joined by the Episcopalic Archbishop of Europe, Pierre Whalon.This was, in essence, a solidarity,
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500 Tons of Supplies For Haiti

We are very actively involved in the THIRD PHASE of our relief response to the Haiti Earthquake crisis.  A great Thank You to the Gift of the Givers Search and Rescue Team that rescued 69 year old Ena Zizi, rescued an elderly trapped man after the 2nd earthquake struck, recovered bodies and set up the hospital at a Cathedral as part of Phase 1.

A great Thank You to the Medical Team that received
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GOTG Team Leaves Tonight

Thanks for your wonderful support, warm words and encouragement. A special thanks to the media for all the fantastic coverage thus far. We appreciate it immensely. Update:

Gift of the Givers 10-member Search and Rescue Team departs on an Air France flight at 8.30pm tonight to Paris and onward to Haiti. The team led by Ahmed Bam and accompanied by a group of highly skilled professionals in Disaster
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Supplies To Leave For Haiti

Final delivery of a huge multi million rand shipment of Aid items to Haiti commences next week. This includes Tents, Blankets, Sleeping Bags, Mattresses, Corrugated Sheeting, Nails, Generators, Power Tools, Food, High Energy and Protein Supplements, Water Tanks, Bottled Water, Water Purification Tablets, Washing Soap, Toiletries, Mosquito Nets, Medicines, Medical Supplies, Pots, Plasticware,
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Gift of the Givers and Anglican Church Leave For Haiti

Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, Head of Southern African Anglican Church and Reverend Butterworth, leave for Haiti today on a multifaceted mission. They will be accompanied by Anglican Archbishop of USA. The mission is multifaceted and includes preperation to deliver 500 tons of aid from South Africa.
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Second Search and Rescue Team For Haiti

On Monday, 18 January 2010, Gift of the Givers 2nd Search and Rescue team departed for Haiti on an Air France flight to Paris and onward to the Dominican Republic. The team comprises 6 specialists who are also advance life support paramedics. As with the first team they are carrying R2.5 million of heavy equipment. This team is accompanied by our first 4-member medical team which is carrying
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