‘Fever’ thanked for helping tumour sufferer

2016-01-12 06:00
 Photo: supplied Members of the Enhlanhleni Isibani Sezwe in KwaDabeka.

Photo: supplied Members of the Enhlanhleni Isibani Sezwe in KwaDabeka.

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

“THE Pinetown Fever has been a blessing to us,” said Pastor Alfred Ntshangase, a founder of a non-profit organisation, Enhlanhleni Isibani Sezwe in KwaDabeka. This comes after it received donations from various organisations.
“Firstly I would like to thank the Pinetown Fever for writing a story about the organisation looking for donations. The response has been tremendous. We received food parcels from organisations and have been blessed by people who donated to us after reading the Pinetown Fever.

“Not only did the newspaper assist us with getting organisations to donate, it also helped one of our orphans, Thandeka Mkhize, to have an operation after struggling with a tumour for years.
“We were excited when we read about Thandeka's story in the newspaper, who received help about a month after the story was published. She was called in by the hospital and was re-examined and the tumour was removed. She is well and fit and her life has changed ever since.”

“I thank the Pinetown Fever and everyone who helped me to get my tumour removed. I felt awful and depressed with it. I used to hide in my house for days - now I am confident about my body,” she said.

Ntshangase said the organisation recently initiated an HIV/Aids programme where they conducted classes to teach their orphans about the disease.
“In the programme we taught the children about HIV/Aids and why it is important take their treatment every day as instructed by the clinic.
“Some of the children were not aware of the disease and why they had to take treatment because some family members and parents are too scared to talk about it with their children.
“It is our job as an organisation to make sure these children are healthy at all times. We would like to thank the sponsors - Mutala, an Islamic organisation in Wyebank, a family in Hillcrest and an organisation called Focus.”

The organisation’s plan for this year is to donate school uniforms.
“We have about 198 children on our database who don't have school uniforms so we plan to help those children.
“I believe that everyone deserves the right to education and I always say that education is the key to success.”

For more information, phone Ntshangase on 082 666 0876.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.


5 top leg exercises for men

Here’s our selection of the five best leg exercises that you can do in the comfort of your own home.


You won't want to miss...

WATCH: Pornhub is giving users free access to premium content this holidays
5 top leg exercises for men
10 best dressed men of 2017
How to open a beer bottle without an opener
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.