Tony Tractor: archbishop opens doors for R1 billion campaign

2010-11-29 00:00

TONY Psaila aka Tony Tractor met Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba in Cape Town as part of his global campaign to raise funds to open centres for victims of violence against women and children.

This ends the first leg of his planned round-the-world trek by vintage tractor.

“I believe that meeting the archbishop was a positive sign for this campaign since he is a very influential figure in society,” said Psaila.

He said the archbishop invited 12 people representing organisations dealing with violence against women and children. They asked him a lot of questions about his mission to raise R1 billion.

He said the archbishop emphasised his d

eep concern at the levels of violence in society, especially against women and children, and declared that violence has far-reaching consequences for families and society beyond those directly involved.

The archbishop has invited Psaila to meet the church’s bishops to generate support for the campaign.

To contribute to the drive, you can donate to The World Fund for Victims of Violence and Rape.

Banking details: First National Bank; account name: Browne Brodie and Fourie (in trust); Swift code: FIRNZAJJ; branch code: 221 826; account: 509 4016 3004; deposit ref: 19W018-001

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