Nomzamo Mbatha made her way to KwaZulu Natal along with the Cotton On Foundation team. The Foundation managed to contribute R500 000 which will assist 800 families with dignity packs, sanitary and counseling including psychosocial support.
The foundation has pledged it’s time and dedication in putting on their 100% to help UNISEF out around KZN from 29 April to 15 May. The foundation has already commenced work at the Dr JL Dube High School in KwaMashu when they first started in February 2020, after fixing Ethekwini Primary and restructuring Dr JL Dube High. Nomzamo says she will be in the area with Cotton On Foundation, assisting schools affected by the devastating floods.
It may have been a while since the flooding, however the wound remains too large to close as family members are still looking for their missing loved ones. The department of Education annouced that there are learners report as missing, this also include many residents including children and toddlers. Parents are crying after loosing all their children to the floods.
Government is also in work, helping to rebuild, providing residents with water as they are advices to not drink water from the yet unrepaired underground water pipes. Over 4000 homes are destroyed, over 600 schools affected. Plans to get everything up and running soon is underway. Department of traffic and roads are also with the help of the SANDF to get them working ASAP