Donated boots welcome surprise

2016-05-18 06:00
BHEKI NDAKANE (left), manager at the Tshipi E Ntle Mine in Kuruman, hands over a pair of boots to Nkareng Seele (right). Looking on are from the left Andrew Olifant, Phalalo Nche and Selaelo Montsho. The mine donated 48 pairs of boots to frequenters at a local dumping site. Photos: Supplied

BHEKI NDAKANE (left), manager at the Tshipi E Ntle Mine in Kuruman, hands over a pair of boots to Nkareng Seele (right). Looking on are from the left Andrew Olifant, Phalalo Nche and Selaelo Montsho. The mine donated 48 pairs of boots to frequenters at a local dumping site. Photos: Supplied

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BHEKI NDAKANE, the Socio-Economic Development and Stakeholder Engagement manager of the Tshipi E Ntle Mine, put a smile on the faces of frequenters at the Wrenchville dumping site in Kuruman.

The frequenters were surprised when Ndakane gave away at least 48 pairs of new boots to them.

They also welcomed the boots with open arms, as it was clear that they really needed these.

Most of the people on the site were wearing sandals whilst others had boots with holes underneath.

According to Ndakane, he came across the boots while staff members of the mine were busy cleaning out a store.

He immediately thought about the needy people frequenting the dumping site and decided to donate the boots to them.

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