Introduction

The Gift of the Givers Foundation works extensively with the South African government in its relief efforts and numerous projects locally and internationally.

The following are examples of our work with the South African Government.

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Mpumalanga Mayors

Mpumalanga MayorsActing Mayor Mr Ntimba of Bushbuckridge, Mayor Ms Mashaba of Ungendi Municipality, Executive Mayor Ms Dlamini of Mbombela Municipality, Executive Mayor Ms Shongwe of Ehlanzeni Municipality all present at a GOTG poverty relief distribution in Mpumalanga on 29 March 2012.
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President of Cosatu Sdumo Dlamini

President of Cosatu Sdumo Dlamini
President of Cosatu Sdumo Dlamini, Minister of Social Development Edna Molewa and Deputy Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini at the childrens year end function in Nkandla. December 2009.
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Minister of Women Children and People with Disabilities Ms Noluthanda Mayende-Sibiya (Winter Warmer)

Minister of Women Children and People with Disabilities Ms Noluthanda Mayende-Sibiya (Winter Warmer)
Ms Noluthanda Mayende-Sibiya, Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, joined Gift of the Givers, Jacaranda 94.2FM and Spectron Electronics, during their Winter Warmer campaign this year.  Here she is in Alexandra on July 23, 2009, distributing blankets and food parcels to the community. Guests included 500 women, 400 children and 100 physically challenged people.
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President Jacob Zuma

President Jacob Zuma
In commemoration of Mandela Day (Saturday, July 18, 2009), Gift of the Givers in partnership with the Presidency and the Department of Social Development hosted a luncheon for 1000 elderly persons at Ivory Park, Johannesburg.  Special guests included President Jacob Zuma, the Minister of Social Development, Ms Edna Molewa and the Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Ms
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Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo

Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo

Johannesburg Mayor, Amos Masondo, thanked Allauddin Sayed, GOTG, for the assistance to the people of Soweto, who were victims of flash floods on February 25, 2009.  Gift of the Givers provided blankets, mattresses, food parcels, baby products and baby food. March 2009.


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ANC President Jacob Zuma Kwagafontein

ANC President Jacob Zuma Kwagafontein

ANC President, Jacob Zuma, handed over goods with Gift of the Givers team members to the aged and children of Kwagafontein . The goods comprised of food parcels, shoes, blankets, clothes, water, 500 stationery packs and baby products for the event, in which 300 people were in attendance.  The event was held at Mafu High School. March 2009.

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Mayor of Delmas Mr M Rapatsa

Mayor of Delmas Mr M Rapatsa
Executive Mayor of Delmas, Mr M Rapatsa (middle) and the Speaker of the House for Delmas Municipality, worked with Thandi Shongwe of GOTG and Jacaranda FM in the delivery of blankets, food parcels, Sibusiso (nutritional supplement), bottled water, toys, uniforms, new clothes and shoes to disadvantaged communities.
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Mayor of Ermelo Mr BM Vilakazi

Mayor of Ermelo Mr BM Vilakazi

Executive Mayor of Ermelo, Mr BM Vilakazi, worked with GOTG and Jacaranda FM, in the delivery of blankets, uniforms, new clothes, shoes and Sibusiso (nutritional supplement) to the disadvantaged as part of the Winter Warmer campaign in 2008.


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Mayor of Bushbuck Ridge Milton Morema

Mayor of Bushbuck Ridge Milton Morema
Executive Mayor of Bushbuck Ridge, Milton Morema, together with Ayesha Sooliman and Dr Imtiaz Sooliman of Gift of the Givers, delivered R300,000 worth of aid - in the form of blankets, school uniforms, food parcels, shoes for the disabled, milk and Sibusiso (nutritional supplement) – to the children of Bushbuck Ridge, Acornhoef, Nelspruit, Delmas and Groblersdal in 2008.
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CEO of Development Bank SA Jay Naidoo

CEO of Development Bank SA Jay Naidoo
The Gift of the Givers team of Dr Imtiaz Sooliman (far left), Ayesha Sooliman (second from left) and Allauddin Sayed met with the CEO of Development Bank SA, Jay Naidoo, during the Xenophobia Crisis.  May 2008.
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Mayor, Ms Patricia De Lille and City Manager, Mr Achmat Ebrahim

Mayor, Ms Patricia De Lille and City Manager, Mr Achmat EbrahimMs Patricia De Lille, Mayor of the City of Cape Town and Mr Achmat Ebrahim, City Manager meet the GOTG team at the Civic Centre to discuss the 100 houses that GOTG will be donating to the Shack Fire Victims of Khayelitsha. 25 January 2013.

Pictured from left to right: Mrs Ayesha Sooliman, Mr Achmat Ebrahim, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, Ms Patricia De Lille, Mrs Gawa Sayed and Mr Allauddin Sayed.  Read more  

MEC for Sport, Arts and Culture DB Letsatsi-Duba

MEC for Sport, Arts and Culture DB Letsatsi-DubaMs D. B Letsatsi-Duba MEC of Sports, Arts and Culture paid a visit to our Bramley warehouse and extended a hand of thanks for the work GOTG has done in Limpopo. Allauddin Sayed, Mamager of Gift of the Givers Gauteng branch, also took the opportunity to introduce her to Sibusiso Ready Food. 18 November 2012.
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Police Commissioner, Bheki Cele

Police Commissioner, Bheki CeleAllauddin Sayed with Bheki Cele, Police Commissioner, during a handover of non-persishable food items and bottled water to GOTG toward Somalia Starvation relief, in Nelspruit. 29 September 2011.
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Minister of Women Children and Persons with Disabilities Ms Noluthando Mayende-Sibiya (Mandela Day)

Minister of Women Children and Persons with Disabilities Ms Noluthando Mayende-Sibiya (Mandela Day)
Extending our Mandela Day commemorations, women and children from Diepkloof, Soweto, received much-welcomed food parcels and water from Gift of the Givers, when it made a special donation with the Minister of Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities, Ms Noluthando Mayende-Sibiya on July 20, 2009. The initiative was supported by Soweto-based Sinethemba Community Project, who provides two meals
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Minister of Justice Enver Surtee

Minister of Justice Enver Surtee
The Gift of the Givers Johannesburg branch hosted the Minister of Justice, Enver Surtee, when he visited Fordsburg to meet with local community leaders, business people and religious leaders.  Seen with the Minister (middle), was the GOTG team of Allauddin Sayed (left) and Emily Thomas (right). April 2009.

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Premier of North West Edna Molewa

Premier of North West Edna Molewa
Premier of North West, Edna Molewa,  and Gift of the Givers team members distributed goods to the people of Kwagafontein. The goods comprised of food parcels, shoes, blankets, clothes, water, 500 stationery packs and baby products for the event, in which 300 people were in attendance. The event was held at Mafu High School. March 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

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Mayor of Butterworth

Mayor of Butterworth
A delivery comprising of food parcels, blankets, water, shoes, stationery packs and clothes were handed over to the Mayor of Butterworth (in yellow) in the Eastern Cape to be handed out to the community. March 2009.
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Mayor of Machadadorp Ms L Mohlala

Mayor of Machadadorp Ms L Mohlala
Executive Mayor of Machadadorp, Ms L Mohlala, worked with GOTG and Jacaranda FM in the delivery of blankets, food parcels, new clothes and shoes to disadvantaged communities as part of the Winter Warmer campaign in 2008.
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Disaster Response

Projects