DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT CELEBRATES NELSON MANDELA MONTH IN KOUKAMMA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY
The Honourable MEC for Social Development Mrs Nancy Sihlwayi visited Koukamma Local Municipality in a bid to celebrate the Nelson Mandela Month with the community of Koukamma on Tuesday, 25 July 2017.
MEC Sihlwayi spent her time together with the Department’s Management, and Koukamma Mayor Councillor Sam Vuso and his entourage by cleaning Bambino Early Childhood Development Centre in Clarkson and hand-over educational toys to the centre.
Thereafter the delegation then proceed to Guava Juice settlement to hand over wheel chair, blankets, food parcels and a cheque of R24 000 to Guava Juice Seniors Club.
The official hand-over of deliverables took place in OR Tambo Community Hall in Wittelkleibosch where MEC Sihlwayi addressed an estimated crowd of more than 400 on the Department’ s plans to curb poverty and other social ills in the municipality of Koukamma.
18 July has been declared Nelson Mandela International Day, but South Africans embrace the chance to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life for the whole of July