Walking fund-raiser for abused children

2016-05-04 06:00
Johan Nel is walking from Randburg to Amanzimtoti to raise funds for abused children.Photo: supplied

Johan Nel is walking from Randburg to Amanzimtoti to raise funds for abused children.Photo: supplied

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A SENIOR counsell member of a non-profit organisation - Brothers and Sisters for Life - who works with abused women, Johan Nel, is walking from Olivedale, Randburg to Amanzimtoti, to raise funds for abused children rescued by the organisation.

Nel is walking 1 642km, solo with no vehicle support. He left Randburg on 16 April and plans to arrive in Toti on 7 May.

“He is raising funds for all the angels in need of food, clothing, toys and raising funds for living costs for six children taken from their abusive parents and placed in the care of their grandparents.
“They are hoping to get donations to help grandparents pay for the education of the children,” said Bianca Holman, founder of Against Substance Abuse, which is supporting the drive.

The children range in age from as young as three months to nine years. To donate, go to the drop-off point, Charlie’s Bar in Warner Beach, 1 Strelitzia Road.

Follow the journey on Facebook on “Johan Nel is going to do the 1 642km walk for our six angels” or contact Holman on 073 153 5541 or Theresa Prinsloo on 079 266 1328.

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