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Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado

| 7 Nov 2011 13:12
When a tornado hit Duduza on 3 October 2011, the lives of Thabitha Sithole, her daughter Sibongile and her grandson changed drastically when their house was completely destroyed... There was a lot of fixing to be done and Jacaranda 94.2 and Builders Warehouse stepped up to the challenge!
Olga from Builders Warehouse, Thabitha Sithole and her daughter Sibongile - Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado
Fully grown trees were snapped like twigs - Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado
Mom Thabitha stunned as she's given the great news - Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado
Overflowing emotion and another hug, just for good courtesy - Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado
'Praise be to God!' she says, right after chatting with Dianne - Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado
Sibongile chatting with Dianne from Good Morning Angels - unaware of a huge surprise on the way - Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado
Sibongile gives Olga from Builders Warehouse a hug - a big thank you for R50 000 towards a new home and R5000 towards groceries - Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado
Sibongile slightly stunned as she finds out that her home will be rebuilt - Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado
Sibongile with Olga Mhlongo, HR Manager at Builders Warehouse Boksburg - Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado
Tens of tons of weight easily pushed over - Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado
The foundation where the family's house used to be before the Duduza tornado destroyed it - Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado
The tiny temporary shack where Sibongile, her monther Thabitha and her son live - Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado
Trees uprooted during the tornado's rage - Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels help family rebuild their life after Duduza tornado
On the evening the tornado struck at about 6:15pm Thabitha was in the kitchen preparing tea. Her grandchild then saw that the roof of their house was flying off and ran to his granny to tell her, but when he got there he found Thabitha lying on the floor. She had been struck by a brick and lay unconscious. The boy immediately ran to his mother who, in the chaos, rallied up neighbors, who helped get Thabitha to hospital.

Though she is on her way to what will hopefully be a complete recovery and the other two members of their small family escaped relatively unscathed, they now live in a small ten square meter shack provided by a local church - just a few steps away from where their RDP house once stood. With the unemployed Sibongile, her son (aged 12) and Thabitha living only off Thabitha's grant, the hopes of ever rebuilding their house looked dim... until their story came to the attention of Jacaranda 94.2's Good Morning Angels and Builders Warehouse Boksburg!

On Wednesday, Sibongile was surprised by an early morning phone call from one of Jacaranda 94.2's lead angels, Dianne Broodryk, who informed her that Builders Warehouse won't only be donating R5000 to help the family to buy the groceries they need for a few months to come, but will also be sponsoring building material to the value of R50 000 to rebuild the family's home!
First in a state of absolute shock and disbelief, tears soon started running from Sibongile's eyes as the reality sunk in: they would have the means to reconstruct their lives, thanks to the help of warm-hearted, everyday-angels!

"Praise be to God!", she exclaimed with her hands in the air, "He looks after His children... He doesn't leave them! Praise be to God!".

From outside the shack where Sibongile took the call, the absolute shock and elation continued inward as she told the bedridden Thabitha the great news! A family simultaneously in a state of disbelief and joy, but at the same time genuinely, humbly thankful!

Olga Mhlongo from Builders Warehouse and Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels agree: "Other companies need to join in these efforts in whichever big or small way they can. The devastation is almost incomprehensible and most families' lives are in ruin, but, with the help of everyday people - as we see happening all over Duduza - miracles still happen today!"

This is changing people's lives for good - the Jacaranda 94.2 Good Morning Angels way!
    
 
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Posted on 11 Jun 2014 14:51
Yvonne Pretorius
hi daar. as enige iemand kan help met kos,klere of enige iets. ons gesin kry op die oomblik vreeslik swaar. My man se salaris dek net net ons huur, ons kan nie behoorlik bekostig om kos te koop nie nou nog te se van klere. ons het 4 pragtige kinders Chrizaan13, Christiaan12, Charlize7 en Louw1. Ek is ook hard opsoek na werk om te help maar het al cvs oral ingegee waar ek kan maar het nog niks van gehoor nie. Dit sal opreg wardeer word as iemand ons kan help met kos,klere,babadoeke. Ons oudste dogter gaan volgende jaar Hoerskool toe en ek weet nie waar gaan ons geld kry om dit te bekostig of om skoolklere te koop nie. Groot asb ons het hulp dringend nodig. Dankie. Yvonne
Posted on 22 May 2014 14:57
sonja sanders
Goeiemore al die Engele
Vanoggend is ek baie hartseer en voel totaal moedeloos.My dogter, Belinda is n diabeet tipe 1wat twee kinderthies het. Die jongste Alexi 3 jaar is op 6 maande gebore, Hy het 520 g geweeg by geboorte en n noodkeiser moes op Belinda gedoen word a.g.v. komplikasies soos haar lewer begin bloei het.Alexi word as n klein wonderwerkie beskou deur dr.Stepping ,die peaditrise van Life Parkland in Springs. Om te se die manniekie met die leeu hart is deur baie gesondheid trauma die afgelope 3 jaar. Hy het na een van sy vele bloedoortappings,hartstilstande ceptosimia (spelling?) ook opgedoen.op alles. Vir 6 weke was dit nul per mond en sy gesiggie was vertrek van dors. Hy het geen aartjies meer gehad vir veelvuldigge drips en bloedtoetse maar met Onse Heer se liefde en genade het die kleinman met leeuemoed teruggeveg. Die afgelope jaar was Mamma twee keer in die ICU met pluresie en dubbele ammonia.Mamma is n intereur ontwerper en moes nou dag en nag werk om die projekte op datum te bring na al die tye in die hospitaal.Male sonder tal het sy gese sy kan nie meer nie. Gister het sy geknak nadat Alexi na n operasie maandag vir grommits en daarna brongie ammonia in die hospital was gehoor het hy is doof. Die mediese rekeninge is hoog . Belinda kan finansieel nie meer kop bo water hou nie eintlik lankal nie meer nie.Dis ook veral haar diabetiese diet of geen wat my bekommerd het.Tans is Alexi se (asma en gehoor) gesondheid en Mamma s n vir my n groot bekommernis.Alexi is n kranige skoppertjie wat nie met teddies bed toe gaan nie maar met n bal.
Posted on 15 Nov 2013 10:27
Marius theunissen
Marie Meyer
Internal Sales
Megapak Olifantsfontein
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Hello Daar


Corlien vra asb as enige iemand kan help, elke druppel sal die emmer vol maak.Sy sal alles opreg waardeur. Kan ons almal asb net n gebed doen vir haar en haar gesin sy het almal se onder steuning en gebede noodig



Groete
Charmaine
Posted on 6 Jul 2012 08:37