09/10/2018 - Fire at Sutherland High School

Gift of the Givers delivered the following to the Sutherland High School after a fire gutted more than two thirds of the school.
  • 50kg Bag of Beans
  • 10 x 24 Bottles of Water
  • 10 x 50 Packs of Genesis Cereal
  • 160 Stationery Packs
  • 5 x 50 Packs of Sanitary Pads
  • Bale of Toilet Paper
  • 3 Large Cooking Pots
The school kitchen lost all supplies and food in the fire. An assembly was held outside as they no longer have a hall to gather in. Despite this the teachers, officials from the Dept of Education and pupils were in good spirits.
 
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Saving Sutherland

Sutherland in the Northern Cape is in serious trouble. Man, animal and the environment are in tremendous difficulty. The area is experiencing its worst drought in 100 years; ALL two hundred boreholes that served the region have dried out as the water table has decreased substantially, the total sheep count has dropped to 25% from urgent sell off or death of the animals, grazing is non existent,

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List of Needs in Sutherland

Household
Coffee
Tea
Sugar
Long Life Milk
Canned Foods
Cereal with Mineral & Vitamins
Toilet Paper
Pasta
Rice
Beans / Soup Mix

Panado
Plasters

Personal Hygiene and Detergents
i.e Dishwashing Liquid
Washing Powder
Bleach
Shampoo & Conditioner
Soap
Dettol
Winter Supplies
Winter Jackets & Socks
Blankets
 
Farm
Due to the drought they are struggling with blindness etc. in flocks. To alleviate this
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Sutherland Secondary School Receives Aid

Sutherland Secondary School Receives Aid
Gift of the Givers delivered aid to 150 pupils at Sutherland High School:
  • 10 Boxes Sanitary Pads
  • 150 Blankets
  • 4 Bales Toilet Paper
  • 4 x 50kg Beans
  • 500 Small Water
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Beier Shoes
  • 90 x 500g Porridge
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R15 million borehole intervention for Sutherland

The intervention to save Sutherland from collapse has commenced in earnest. Five Gift of the Givers trucks will be delivering the first 200 bales of fodder this afternoon. The fodder was donated by generous farmers in the North West province.

However, the sustainability of the region is dependent on water. All 200 boreholes in Sutherland have dried out as the water levels have dropped
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30/05/2018 - Sutherland Wool Donation

30/05/2018 - Sutherland Wool Donation
Gift of the Givers donated wool to Sutherland farmers who's wives got busy knitting baby clothing, hats, scarves and soft lambs for the kids. The lamb represents the animals who suffered from the effects of drought in the region.
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