SANParks to distribute food aid to 7 500 families on borders of national parks

2020-05-22 12:25
Food parcels and hygiene products donated to most destitute communities bordering Mapungubwe National Park by SANParks.

Food parcels and hygiene products donated to most destitute communities bordering Mapungubwe National Park by SANParks. (PHOTO: Supplied by SANParks)

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The story: In response to the international Covid-19 pandemic, South African National Parks (SANParks) has heeded the call of government and taken an initiative to distribute food parcels and hygiene products to destitute families bordering the Mapungubwe National Park in Limpopo.

In quotes: Reuben Ngwenya, regional general manager of the northern region, said: "We are handing over parcels to 150 families in the Musina local municipality and the neighbouring Den Staat farm, which is home to the [descendants] of Mapungubwe.

What more we know: The 150 parcels include a bar of soap, cleaning detergents, masks and groceries. A total of R13 million has been used to purchase food parcels, hygiene products, education materials and water tanks.

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