Secunda, Mpumalanga – On Thursday, 27 June, Sasol handed over Winter Warmer Drive 2019 donations to the older persons in eMzinoni, Bethal. The aim of this annual initiative is to make the harsh Highveld winter a bit more bearable for the most vulnerable sector of society in the Govan Mbeki Municipality. Through Sasol for Good, our employee volunteering programme, we were able to donate to this worthy cause.
In the past Sasol contributions have benefited orphans and vulnerable children as well as the senior citizens around the Govan Mbeki Municipality. This year’s focus is on the elderly that operate from older persons Community-Based Service Centres.
Non-perishable food, sporting equipment and lap/knee blankets were donated to the Masakhane Older Persons Centre in Emzinoni, Bethal. The programme of the day included an interactive games for the older persons as part of physical exercise.
Mashudu Ndou, Senior Manager Sasol Social Investment in her speech mentioned Betty Friedan‘s quote” aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” Therefore the older persons must continue to take part in sporting activities to keep themselves healthy and look forward to network with others.
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