26 Apr VWSA supports Gift of the Givers in disaster relief efforts in KZN
Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has donated R2-million to the Gift of the Givers Foundation, to support the organisation’s efforts to provide disaster relief and humanitarian aid to the victims of devastating floods in KwaZulu Natal.
The donation will be utilised to support distressed individuals and communities through humanitarian relief aid such as water, food, and care packs. It will also go towards funding the repair of damaged infrastructure, schools, early childhood development centres and clinics in affected areas.
Furthermore, VWSA will encourage its employees to contribute to Gift of the Givers’ efforts through an online platform for donations to the organisation.
“Our company believes in solidarity in a crisis, especially when there is a humanitarian emergency which requires swift action to provide aid to vulnerable individuals and communities,” said Nonkqubela Maliza, Director of Corporate and Government Affairs at VWSA. “Gift of the Givers is an experienced organisation when it comes to providing such humanitarian aid; they have people on the ground who will ensure that relief aid is urgently provided where it is needed most.
“VWSA sends its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and wishes those who were injured during the floods a speedy recovery.”