Keeping Hillcrest beautiful

2017-04-25 07:40

THE Keep Hillcrest Beautiful Association is grateful to the community for the plants which has been donated to keep the area beautiful.

Speaking to the Fever Marge Mitchell the chairperson of the organisation said that the Keep Hillcrest Beautiful Association is a not-for-profit organisation that was constituted in 2006 and registered­ with the Department of Welfare.

“We aim to maintain the natural beauty in and around Hillcrest. Our volunteers tackle issues such as littering, graffiti, invasive alien plants, illegal signage, and try to promote beautiful verges.

“With the capacity for service delivery stretched to the limit in many parts of eThekwini­, our KHBA volunteers do what they can to assist the municipality in maintaining Hillcrest as an attractive and appealing destination. We appeal to residents, companies and organisations to keep their home and work areas clean and litter-free,” said Mitchell.

In addition, Mitchell said they are also socially concerned and provide employment through projects in order to alleviate, to some small extent, the poverty with which we are surrounded in Hillcrest.

However, despite lack of sponsorship the KHBA is continuing with maintenance of a section of Old Main Road.

“We are thankful to the community who have helped in this regard. Being an NPO we need to continually appeal for donations and sponsorship.
“Thank you to the many who support us.

“A special thanks to Shirley Richards of Mink & Manure, and Lucky Ngidi, who have once again generously donated us a load of beautiful compost in our effort to establish a garden in the area at the intersection of Shongweni and Old Main roads in Hillcrest.

“I urge others to please support us, so we can continue to beautify the area,” she said.

To support the KHBA email mmitchell@tisca or contact her on 083 419 3807.




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