KwaZulu Natal & Gauteng, two provinces in South Africa, have been hit extremely hard during the riots and looting, causing massive shortages of food & basic necessities. Are you looking to help? Here is a list of businesses and organisations that are assisting these affected areas.
Gift of The Givers.
Gift of the Givers is helping with the crisis that is currently going on in both KZN and Gauteng. They are helping with the following:
Anyone, in South Africa or outside, can send virtual vouchers directly to your friends and families’ phones These vouchers can be spent on groceries and other essential goods at Shoprite, Checkers and Usave stores.
The vouchers are sent via SMS to a recipient’s mobile phone and they can be redeemed immediately. Customers can also send money to their loved ones without a bank account at Money Market counters at select Shoprite, Checkers and Usave stores.
How to buy vouchers: Go to www.computicket.com. The virtual voucher can only be used in-store by entering the voucher number into the pin pad at check out.
Hey Gorgeous & Bex
The team at Hey Gorgeous and Bex are collecting non-perishable food items, nappies, baby food, sanitary pads, and pet food for those in need.
You can make a drop off at the following stores, distribution centers and offices: