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Ministers and NGO to donate sanitary pads to Gugulethu school-girls

18 April 2017

Tomorrow, as part of outreach efforts, the Western Cape Ministers of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, Education, Debbie Schafer, and Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will join NGO partner, Al-Imdaad, to handover 200 packs of sanitary pads.

The packs will be handed over to school-girls at the ID Mkhize Senior Secondary School in Gugulethu.

The Ministers will shortly after that move to a local residential facility for older persons (old age home), Ikhaya Loxolo Lase Gugulethu, to donate walking sticks, hygiene packs and wheelchairs.

There will be opportunities for interviews and photographs.

Date: 18 April 2017 (Tomorrow)

Time: Arrive at 12:00pm at the school for 12:30pm, then 13:30pm at the old age home.

Venue: ID Mkhize Senior Secondary School, NY 50, Gugulethu, and then the Ikhaya Loxolo Lase Gugulethu, Steve Biko Drive, N.Y. 1, Gugulethu

Media Enquiries: 

Sihle Ngobese

Spokesperson for Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development

Western Cape Government

7th floor, 14 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town, 8000

Tel : (021) 483 9217

Cell :  076 083 6543

Email : Sihle.Ngobese@westerncape.gov.za