Dream and the Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela reached their
goal of providing 18 000 dignity packs on Nelson Mandela International Day.
two joined together to challenge corporations to meet the needs of South
Africa’s schoolgirls over a 67-day period.
goal was to ensure that girls are kept in school and have access to safe and
hygienic sanitary pads.
Seedat said the goal was to raise sufficient funds to distribute 18 000 packs
of Dignity Dream to girls who are unable to afford sanitary towels.
largest single donation was by the National Youth Development Agency which
donated R200 000 which resulted in 1 248 sanitary towels. Ordinary South
Africans also came on board contributing towards this call” Seedat added.
concluded by saying that Grade 5 and 6 pupil of Glenstantia primary school and
Grade 10 and 11 from St Dominic’s girl’s high school donated their pocket money
towards the Dignity Dream packs.
Labels: Goal of 18 000 dignity packs distributed reached