Street open day creates joy

2017-01-12 06:02
Sajini Thandazo, the cordinator of the activities and the youngsters take a breather after a long day’s work.

Sajini Thandazo, the cordinator of the activities and the youngsters take a breather after a long day’s work.

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Abahlali Base NY28 held an open day on December 16, 2016, in the hope of discouraging the young from taking part in drugs and gangsterism.

According to Sajini Thandazo, the cordinator of the day’s activities, it is wise to teach them young, before they fall victim to unscrupoulus drug peddlars and alcohol abuse.

On the day, the youngsters participated in various sporting and recreational activities, including soccer, traditional games and music, through the sounds of the marimbas.

On New Year’s Eve, the elders gathered all residents, young and old, for a night of prayers and well wishes for the new year.

Thandazo said the organisor of both events were pleased with the turn out and the enthusiasm displayed by the participants.

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