Mandela Day 2018- Thuthuzela Community Aid Centre, Marlboro, Gauteng [REPORT]

Date : 18 July 2018

Beneficiary: Thuthuzela Community Aid Centre, Marlboro, Gauteng

Total items donated:

15 Mink blankets

90 party packs

4 wooden puzzles

3 building puzzles

3 boxes of flashcards

This project was headed by COH Director, H. Ahmed. The Thuthuzela Aid Community Center, situated on the border of Alexandra township in Gauteng is an orphanage and day-care centre that provides a place of safety for abandoned, abused and neglected children.The centre houses 15 children aged 4 to 16 as well as a day care centre which accommodates 75 children. Colours of Hope wanted to donate something the children could keep with them and use in their daily lives.

The friendly and bubbly Otillia, and other staff members warmly received the COH team and introduced the team to the children. The centre is well maintained, clean and homely. The children were very excited to receive their gifts. 

A good quality Mink blanket to each child of the orphanage was donated by Colours of Hope as well as party packs and puzzles. Each of the 90 party packs comprised of  a packet of crisp, box of juice, Smarties candy and a lollipop.

The children were very appreciative and held up their newly received gifts in the air.