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COLLABORATIONS

LEDA PARTNERS WITH VKB MILLING To donate food parcels to needy communities

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n unintended consequence of the prolonged lockdown, with no real end in sight, is the amplified effect that this is having on local communities that currently have reduced sources of income or access to food and facilities. Through generous donations, the Limpopo Economic Development Agency (LEDA) in partnership with a Limpopo based milling company, VKB Milling, is putting food on the table for hundreds of poor households to alleviate poverty during the Covid-19 lockdown. LEDA, through its CSI programme, teamed-up with VKB Milling, following numerous donation requests from different charity organizations for food parcels and otherrelated assistance. Get Well Charity Organization (GWCO) an NGO based in Lebowakgomo is privileged to be one of the latest

CEO of LEDA: Thakhani Makhuvha

beneficiaries of LEDA and VKB’s generosity. The NGO identified 20 families who were in desperate need of assistance and were provided with 20 x 25kg super maize meal. GWCO Founder and Chairperson: Ms. Anne M Kgomo said the lockdown period had affected most families around Lebowakgomo, making it

difficult for them to put food on the table. “This campaign for food parcel donations was formed because not everyone will manage to take care of themselves and their loved ones until the end of this lockdown period. “It’s impossible for the unemployed

”In these difficult times, we’re proud to join forces and play such a vital role in supporting people in need especially during their period of isolation,” said the VKB rep.

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