Newly founded non-profit organisation, Dream Alive Foundation did their part on Mandela Day at Masizakhe Children’s Home in Mdantsane. Foundation secretary Asive Sibenza said they taught the children about late iconic statesman legendary, Nelson Mandela.
“Our main aim as the foundation is to bring change to the lives of the poor, while tackling socio-economic challenges in the communities.
“We plan to do this by helping the youth realise their dreams through motivation, career awareness, and mentorship. That is what we did on that day: we shared the knowledge we had about Mandela with the children, cooked a meal, and also brought clothes and groceries,” Sibenza said.
She said the home accommodated 72 children. who depend on the home.
“It is not the first time going to Masizakhe.
“ We saw that we should go back again as we witnessed that the children are in need of some essentials, so we made a mission and priority of going back to show them we have not forgotten nor abandon them,”she said.
Sibenza said they received most of the clothes from fellow Walter Sisulu University students and BlackToti label founder, Azola Mtebele, who donated printed T-shirts. ,zola Mtebele, label founder of BlackToti, contributed with printed t-shirts.
“The event was a success, we were satisfied,” Sibenza said.