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12/02/2019 - Mr Moatshe

February 14, 2019 Wheelchairs
Mr Moatshe, a double amputee, from Lonelypark near Mafikeng was very happy to receive a new wheelchair from Gift of the Givers.
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12/02/2019 - Mr Skeppers

February 14, 2019 Wheelchairs
Gift of the Givers delivers a wheelchair to Mr Skeppers who underwent open heart surgery and has difficulty breathing
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08/02/2019 - Bawinile Zunga

February 13, 2019 Wheelchairs
Banwinile Zungu lives with abnormal bone growth. Gift of the Givers delivered a new wheelchair to her home in Inanda.
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04/02/2019 - Manickum Munisamy

February 06, 2019 Wheelchairs
60 year old Manickum Munisamy from Richard's Bay received a wheelchair from Gift of the Givers. Sadly a blister on his toe eventually led to gangrene and subsequent amputation of Mr Munisamy's leg.…

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Projects - Primary Health Care Clinics

"If the people cannot get to health services then the health services must get to the people"

This was the philosophy behind the innovation of the world's first containerised primary health care unit by Gift of the Givers Foundation in 1994. Cost effective, all weather proof, low maintenance, easily transportable, rapidly deployed, aesthetically acceptable and conveniently accessible. This was the rationale behind this practically relevant innovation which led to efficient utilisation by rural masses in South Africa.

Deploying the prototype in PARTNERSHIP with the South African Government in May 1995, in Kwa Pata, Edendale, Pietermaritzburg (KwaZulu Natal), 20 such units were deployed in a 10 year period in various parts of South Africa, collectively averaging 500 000 patients per year. Services include minor ailments, immunisations, wound treatments, burn care, screening for hypertension and diabetes, pap smears, antenatal care, counselling services, specialist psychiatric care for the elderly, TB patient follow up and a range of primary care services.

Other units include Alexandra, Tembisa (3), Atteridgeville, Kagiso, Eikenhof, Koolfontein, Ratanda, Rietvallei, Tarlton, Zenzele and Badirile (Gauteng); Botshabelo (Free State); Emfundweni (KwaZulu Natal); Riemvasmaak, Holpan and Barkly West(2) (Northern Cape).

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