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In this time where people are losing jobs, unable to work, the reality is that many South Africans are going to bed hungry.

Through the Dis-Chem Random Acts of Kindness movement, Kfm 94.5 together with The Dis-Chem Foundation will be assisting charities with food parcels with the help of NPO, Afrika Tikkun.

Kfm Mornings interview Alef Meulenberg from Afrika Tikkun about the work they are doing during the lockdown period to help the community of Imizamo Yethu and the Hout Bay region.

To date, we have done almost 60,000 food parcels, that feed a family of four for at least a month. So there are about 240,000 people who have received food through our efforts so far.

- Alef Meulenberg, Afrika Tikkun

Over the last 25 years, Afrika Tikkun has been empowering young people through programmes that support education, personal development, career development, nutrition, health, skills development, as well as work placement of identified young individuals.

.. because so many people are out of work, out of income we needed to transform into becoming an emergency relief organisation, and food parcels are definitely something that is in need now...

- Alef Meulenberg, Afrika Tikkun

The Dis-Chem Foundation donated R150,000 to Afrika Tikkun to help them with their mission.

It's really amazing how they helped us to provide hampers in Imizamo Yethu and the Hout Bay region, and an absolute shout out to the Dis-Chem Foundation for stepping up to the plate and assisting us with these food parcels.

- Alef Meulenberg, Afrika Tikkun

Dis-Chem Foundation representative Sherry Saltzman joined the interview to share more good news.

The Dischem Foundation believes very passionately in what Alef is doing, and we've had quite a long relationship with Afrika Tikkun in the past. When COVID-19 hit South Africa and the lockdown happened, we saw a new need that arose and that was people starving, and with our hands tied, to be able to physically go out and to the distribution ourselves, that's when we approached Afrika Tikkun again...

- Sherry Saltzman, Dischem Foundation Representative

... originally we were only going to assist with R150,000 and as we got more involved in the project we realised how many people needed food... now we're giving R150,000 over 3 months across all four Primedia stations, we are actually going to be giving R1.8 million to this cause.

- Sherry Saltzman, Dischem Foundation Representative

Listen to the full interview, below...

Thank you once again to our friends from the Dis-Chem Foundation for helping us in fulfilling a Random Act of Kindness.

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