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110909 Provision Xhasa News


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110909 Provision Xhasa News

  1. 1. “ We observed some of our learners starving, school uniforms in bad shape and unable to pay school fees.” Andile Nyanda Kwa Ntebeni Comprehensive High School - Nyuswa
  2. 2. Why did we start this project. <ul><li>No learner can concentrate on an empty stomach! </li></ul><ul><li>We felt ashamed and decided to do something. </li></ul><ul><li>Because of our age we needed a mentor. </li></ul><ul><li>After a few missed Wednesday meals from Richdens Spar, it finally came. </li></ul>Our first food to feed the hungry
  3. 3. Tackling a problem – never give up! <ul><li>We discussed this with Mr Gwala, Headmaster of Kwantebeni, and he consented. </li></ul><ul><li>We found a Mentor: Linda Locke. </li></ul><ul><li>We went to Makhaphuthu Orphanage looking for help. </li></ul>
  4. 4. When did all this start? <ul><li>During September/October 2011 we added a new group. </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings were held and debates took place. </li></ul><ul><li>Makaphutu gives us soup to feed the starving – once a week. </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes we get bread from “Friends of the Community” to add to the diet. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our next step <ul><li>The starving children have hungry people at home. </li></ul><ul><li>So, we started a vegetable garden, with sponsorship by Light Providers (NGO). </li></ul><ul><li>We work it ourselves. </li></ul><ul><li>We feed more and more people. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Garden <ul><li>We, as Grade 11 learners are not only running this project, but are also establishing a vegetable garden. </li></ul><ul><li>We do have problems, who doesn't? Ours are goats!!!!!! They love our vegetables so we need fencing urgently. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Industry is also getting involved. <ul><li>One of our members, Sphelele Phewa’s mother works at a sock factory and her company sponsors school socks to boys and girls in need. </li></ul>SOCKS FOR AFRICA (WATERFALL)
  8. 8. Who are we? <ul><li>Members: Andile Nyanda; Sizwe Ngwane; Cindy Mkhize; Linda Locke (Mentor). </li></ul><ul><li>Our numbers grew: the feeding group; the garden group; a food rep. etc. </li></ul>Founders Kitchen Staff The Secretary Food and Garden Reps
  9. 9. What do we need? <ul><li>A container to run our soup kitchen. </li></ul><ul><li>A refrigerator to keep things fresh. </li></ul><ul><li>A stove to make more food. </li></ul><ul><li>More food donations. </li></ul><ul><li>Uniforms, old or new. </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit and juice. </li></ul><ul><li>Money will be welcome. </li></ul><ul><li>More people who care. </li></ul>
  10. 10. One year – we achieved this!! <ul><li>Now we say thank you to all those involved in thought, help and prayer. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you to those that gave of their time, sweat and more. </li></ul><ul><li>We look forward, onward and will conquer. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Donators for these achievements <ul><li>Mrs Locke (mentor) </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Woods </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Addison </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Sthole </li></ul><ul><li>Light Providers </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers from KwaNtebeni </li></ul>THANK YOU, ONE AND ALL.