Many helping hands on Mandela Day

This year Mandela Day was a great succesa at KCC. National Treasury, the Department of Public Works, Ouma Tema's Plus Fab, Tshwane North College, Bible Society and individual supporters came to offer their help.

National treasury came and took 85 excited kids to the Pretoria Zoo for the day. Moreover, they gave away 100 Mandela day t-shirts, brought benches, plastic cups and plates. They ordered a jungle gym for the children. We are still waiting for it to be installed.

Hand in hand with Public Works and Plus Fab they helped to re-paint the building which needed some new colours. Members of the Department of Public Works had been working hard even before Mandela Day to install a fence at the one side of the stand which was still open. They brought trees and plants and got rid of the messy space in the front of yard planting a small but very nice garden. Not done yet they put in two burglar proof doors and brought groceries for Mandela Day.

Plus Fab donated dance uniforms for children, food and a gave away a 1,500 rand grocery voucher. Tshwane North College donated solar bulbs and books, the bible society brought books as well, and other individuals came with clothes for KCC children.

At the end of the day, the Department of Public Works and National Treasury promised to sit down with KCC to negotiate further support of KCC. So, it was a great day very much enjoyed by everyone. We are very thankful for the donations and support during Mandela Day.

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