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The Mtshotwana Foundation Food Parcel

With South Africa's high unemployment rate, most people in the country can't afford to buy essentials like basic food items and hand sanitiser in order to keep healthy and prevent the spread of the virus.

This past weekend on the 18th of April, day 23 of the lockdown The Lungile Mtshotwana Foundation gave out food parcels to the elderly, child headed houses and those that are unemployed in their neighbourhood. These are families or individuals who are experiencing undue hardships, "Undue hardships could refer to someone who has lot their job and no longer gets unemployment insurance or a family that has nothing.

They felt the need to contribute and play their part after the South African president Mr Ramaphosa has urged companies, foundations and individuals who can make a difference assist in any way they could.

The Lungile Mtshotwana Foundation seeks to contribute to the socio-economic development of the poor and underprivileged by restoring their dignity and self-worth and ultimately creating a better quality of life.