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Success Stories Link of Love – Gugulethu

Brightening lives at Lukhanyo Seniors Centre

The elderly folk from Gugulethu have their homes cleaned by unemployed people as part of the Link of Love programme out in that community. This year we also brightened their lives by gathering in coloured cushions for the Lukhanyo Seniors Centre as well as fabrics, wool, felt tip pens,  paper and pensioner toiletry packs. Plus a fabulous lunch was enjoyed by all,...

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Old folk in Gugulethu are so blessed

The old folk in Gugulethu are so blessed to have care from our Link of Love team. More extracts (verbatim) from our latest report from them…. Mrs Dingiswayo: Ny 70 no 9 Gugulethu She was so excited to see us. She was crying and praying to God that she wants to die because she is staying alone. She needs counselling. All her family is dead. The house was very dirty...

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Grannies and Grandpas feeling the love

R100 may not mean a lot to someone earning thousands every month. But to our team of Link of Love helpers in Gugulethu it means a LOT. It means they can go out and help the elderly, clean their homes and spend some time chatting to them. And in exchange they can put a little something on their own tables for dinner. This is how community organisation Yziani Sakhe...

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Gogos and grandchildren receiving loads of love

YIZANI SAKHE continues to work hand in hand with Link of Love, to spread love and care in Gugulethu. Every month, individual homes are visited and the old folks or people suffering from TB receive a helping hand. Cooking, cleaning, comforting. On a happier note, LINK OF LOVE also stepped in to help with a special day for the youth, by funding food for the day for...

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GUGULETHU : smiling in the face of old age

The grannies and grandpas of Gugulethu are having their homes cleaned thanks to our ongoing Link of Love donors. And at Christmas time, each received a most welcome gift of a R100 Shoprite voucher, donated to DreamWorker via Voice of the Cape’s radio competition. Thank you for this much appreciated gift!  

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Grateful thanks to one of our loyal supporters for donating a school uniform to young Xolisa Madolo. He was delighted with his gift and when asked what he dreams of being one day he answered without hesitation “A lawyer! The old folk of Gugulethu have had special care this winter thanks to Link of Love. Houses have been cleaned and meals cooked for the aged :...

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