Soldiers Open their Heart to Needy Community, 22 October 2010, KwaZulu - Natal

Article and Photos by Lieutenant Colonel Mafi Mgobozi, SA Army Corporate Communication

The Army Support Base KwaZulu - Natal continued to show the public that soldiers really care about the community they live in. 0n Friday, 22 October 2010, members of Army Support Base KwaZulu - Natal donated a sum of R16 000,00 to the Inkanyezi School for people with disabilities in Ladysmith.

Officer Commanding Army Support Base KwaZulu - Natal,  Colonel G. Netshidongololo handing over a cheque to The Principal of Inkanyezi, Mrs Mbuyisa

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


The friendship between the Army Support Base KwaZulu - Natal and the Inkanyezi School started four years ago and is growing stronger and stronger every year.

Warrant Officer 1 Joseph with one of the learners


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Officer Commanding of Army Support Base KwaZulu - Natal , Colonel Netshidongololo said that the motto for such a project is “My child is your child and your child” is my child. He further said that they had decided to adopt the school after seeing that it was really struggling with resources. This year, they were able to raise R16 000, 00 for the school. The members of the unit opened their heart after seeing the condition of the school. He also thanked the local business people for their contribution. Members of Army Support Base KwaZulu - Natal know that the money is not enough but it will change the life of the learners of Inkanyezi.

Officer Commanding Army Support Base KwaZulu - Natal, Colonel G. Netshidongololo with learners who are going to benefit from the donation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Mrs Mbuyisa, the principal of the school, thanked the Army Support Base KwaZulu - Natal for its contribution. She said that the money would help them to buy equipment for the blind and the deaf learners. They were really surprised at the amount Army Support Base KwaZulu - Natal donated to the school. It showed the staff that the soldiers really care for the community.

One of the learners entertaining the crowd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

The Army Support Base KwaZulu - Natal Band from Durban entertained the learners during the ceremony.

Army Support Base KwaZulu Natal Band playing during the ceremony