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Group of Gauteng friends formed Gatshwarangano stokvel to help each other with financial struggles

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ESTABLISHMENT  

When young people get together, they  often focus on having fun and talking  about enjoying their youth.  But a group of Gauteng friends wanted  to think about their future, so they  formed the Gatshwaragano Social Club  where they don’t just focus on lifestyle  issues – they also talk about financial  and spiritual issues faced by the youth.

 Gatshwaragano, which means where  we work together, was formed by five  friends who invited more friends and  today the club has 21 members.  The aim of the club is for members  to support each other financially and  emotionally during difficult times. The  club also bought catering equipment  that comes in handy when there’s a  funeral or function. 

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