THE DR S.B RADEBE FOUNDATION REACHES OUT TO THE COMMUNITY OF DIEPKLOOF,SOWETO.
Article by : Palesa Hloele
August 8, 2020 73 food parcels were distributed to the needy members of Diepkloof. The Dr S.B Radebe Foundation has been successfully distributing food parcels to members of different communities in and out of South Africa since the South African national lockdown.
A large majority of people in rural and township areas before the national lockdown survived by doing odd jobs with additional income of the government social grant.
The current pandamic has drastically disturbed the countries ecomony leaving the poorest of people without a plan.
The good will of the Dr S.B Radebe Foundation has managed to ease the burden of going to bed without food for thousands of families.
Nwabisa Sinqe is an unemployed single mother of two, her only form of income is the government child grand " I don't know how I could ever thank the church for what bit has done for me and my children." Sinqe said that she is not a member of The Revelation Church of God (RCG). The foundation is an extension of the churches social responsibility program, that aims to lend a helping hand to those in fire need of assistants.
" I was listening y o Jozi fm on one Sunday and I heard Prophet Radebe speak about the foundation distributing food, the Prophet said the foundation recieves donations from Amasosha."
Nwabisa explained that she was hesitant to ask for help from the foundation but Dr Prophet Uzwilezwe Radebe had clearly explained that the food parcels were not exclusively for member a of the church.
" I called and today I am receiving my food parcel, I am eternally grateful for this gift may God bless the Prophet."
Busisiwe Mwenda also recieved her food parcel " before the lockdown I was running my own business, I sold cutlery and my business was doing very well, but since the lockdown my business has died." Busisiwe lives with her four children the food parcel she received will assist her and her children.
The Dr S. B Radebe Foundation has dtrubuted 7000 food parcels to date.