On Sunday, 30th November, in the early hours of the morning, a fire broke out in Masiphumelele wetlands area affecting between 4000 – 5000 people, it is estimated that close on 1000 of those are children.  Living Hope is the official drop off point for donations of clothing (all ages, male and female, including babies), bedding (pillows, blankets, sheets), shoes, hygiene products (soap, face clothes, toothpaste, toothbrushes, roll on).  The donations are being sorted on site and volunteers are welcome.

We have had many asking about financial donations and Living Hope has been approved to receive cash donations, click here if you are outside of South Africa and wish to donate please select ‘Masiphumelele fire’.  For those living in South Africa the bank details are as follows:

Account Holder: Living Hope – Call Account
Account Number: 62061847748
Branch code: 202309
Bank: First National Bank
Type of account: Investment Account/Savings Account
Reference – Masi Fire & your email address

Some photos of the effected areas, photo credit Chad Chapman

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