Projects

Dr Mathole Motshekga Primary School

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 Education, Gauteng Province, Mrs Angie Motshekga (MP) - Minister of Basic Education, Cllr Makgobo Pakgadi, Ward 80, City of Johannesburg, Ms Tabitha Kulima, Principal, Dr Mathole Motshekga Primary School and Emily Thomas, National Events Co-ordinator of Gift of the Givers.
 
We donated and distributed 1700 stationery packs, 1700 sweet packs, 70 food parcels, 70 blankets, 1700 apples, bulk food for the school kitchen, fresh fruit and vegetables and we served learners and staff a hot meal.
 
In addition we commissioned the Cake Masters to bake a cake in honour of Madiba which was served to each learner.
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Iswepe Elderly

Iswepe Elderly
Gift of the Givers together with SAPS in Nelspruit delivered 250 food parcels, blankets and shoes to the elderly in Iswepe as we celebrated the life of Mandela.
 
A young boy, Siyabonga Mdebele, received a wheelchair as part of our Arctic2Athens campaign.

100 children also received stationery packs, TFG blankets and shoes.

 
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Tamarah Village, Eastern Cape

Tamarah Village, Eastern Cape
Gift of the Givers delivers 150 blankets and 150 pairs of shoes and bulk food to Tamarha village, outside King William's Town, EC. We visited 3 schools in Mdantsane, outside East London and donated 290 stationery packs. #MandelaDay
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Frail Care Centre in Lenasia

Tea time with the beautiful ladies at a frail care centre in Lenasia, the Khatijatul Kubra Ra Centre. The ladies enjoyed the dainty cakes and tea Gift of the Givers provided but were especially grateful for the quality time spent with them.
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Nirvana Old Age Home

Gift of the Givers Lenasia branch spent the morning with the residents at the Nirvana Old Age Home where we served a scrumptious meal to 60 residents. We also handed over @TFG blankets for this #MandelaDay
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Packing Parcels at Massmart

Packing Parcels at Massmart

Gift of the Givers met at Massmart head office in Sunninghill wherer 300 food parcels were packed containing 16 grocery items. These parcels will be distributed in Sutherland and Alexandra.

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Ephraim Zulu Old Age Home

Ephraim Zulu Old Age Home
Gift of the Givers fed 150 senior citizens at Ephraim Zulu Old Age Home and provided blankets. Interestingly the late Mr Mike Tsehla Mazukie Phahlane who passed away on 14/07/2018 from this very home is the man who named Soweto.
 
After paying our respects we delivered 104 blankets to senior citizens from an informal settlement in Eldorado Park.
 
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Meal Served at SHARP Centre

Meal Served at SHARP Centre
On arriving back from a tour to Mandela House, Gift of the Givers served lunch at the SHARP centre to 450 people including the school kids who joined us on the tour. Each person received a blankets.
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Alex Rocks for Madiba

Alex Rocks for Madiba
A story of Madiba's life is portrayed in this cake. His long walk to freedom. #MandelaDay
 
The youth came in their numbers and together with 50 public order policeman cordoned off the roads around the house where Mandela first stayed when he arrived from Transkei. The old people are being fed a hearty breakfast. Respect begins with the elderly. The youth have ordered all shebeens to be
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Bhacane Community in Nkandla

Bhacane Community in Nkandla
Gift of the Givers distributed 250 food parcels, hygiene packs and blankets to the Bhacane area in Nkandla. 5 office chairs and 3 tables were handed over to the local teachers.

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Lenasia Homeless Receive Meals for Mandela Day

Lenasia Homeless Receive Meals for Mandela Day

Gift of the Givers Lenasia branch made a final stop on the streets of Lenasia serving chicken curry and rice to the homeless. These recipients form part of our weekly feeding scheme in the area and amongst them is a 2 year old toddler who has sadly experienced life on the streets facing winter outdoors.

The ladies from the Lenasia Muslim Womens Forum joined us today in honour of #MandelaDay

 

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Mandela's Home in Alex for Mandela Day

Mandela's Home in Alex for Mandela Day
"Alexandra occupies a treasured place in my heart. It was the first place I ever lived away from home". (Nelson Mandela).

In the spirit of Mandela Day the entire nation will be involved in activities that will touch the lives of millions of South Africans which in itself is a great blessing given the economic challenges we as a nation face currently. Gift of the Givers has selected the first
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