A clinic in the North West has been left in the dark over unpaid electricity bills. Residents reliant on the clinic for chronic medication are forced to travel far, or risk defaulting on their medication.
“Growing up, I used to help my grandparents with their small garden where we grew flowers, cabbage and spinach. That’s where I developed an interest in farming,” says Amogelang Moroba, chairperson of the Soshanguve-based organisation #Helpafriendout.
Under the current lockdown level, food donations may be made by charitable organisations, and North West and Free State communities rallied together to ensure that vulnerable community members are helped.
With shared ablution facilities and no running water, Marikana and Nkandla informal settlements in Gauteng pose a high risk of Covid-19 infection, says Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Agriculture and Environment.