Gathering volunteers to help beat poverty

2019-03-13 06:01
PHOTO: suppliedMNCP members speak to a Varsity College students during their NGO open day.

PHOTO: suppliedMNCP members speak to a Varsity College students during their NGO open day.

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

MAMA Ntombi’s Community Projects (MNCP) recently held a successful informative campaign at the Varsity College during their NGO Open Day, educating many future professionals on the daily struggles that the poor face.

With the help of a few religious leaders of the community, the MNCP set up a stand where young students could learn more about the amazing charitable work that they conduct throughout various rural and underprivileged areas of Pietermaritzburg.

“It was an extremely hot day, but the heat did not deter us.

“We were able to inform so many young people about the work we do and how they as future employers and employees can help in our attempts to beat poverty,” said Sandra Pillay­, project manager and fundraiser for the MNCP.

Pillay said that they were able to recruit many volunteers and participants who are willing to help the MNCP in their future endeavors.

“So many young people signed up to help us in the future, reaffirming our faith in kindness, with some digging deep into their pockets to part with their last R2 coin in order to help feed an underprivileged child,” said Pillay fondly.

NEXT ON NEWS24X

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

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

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.

Settings

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.