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Month: August 2017

Our Wish List ?>

Our Wish List

While Saint Giles pays its disabled staff a fair and competitive hourly wage, some of the disabled staff are sole breadwinners for their families and find there is too much week left after payday. To help our staff we are appealing for donations for them such as: Toiletries (basic items such as sanitary pads, toilet paper, soap; toothpaste, lotion, etc) Tinned food or basic food stuffs (mealie meal, sugar, tea, coffee, milk, etc) Within the organisation there are also a…

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Tsogo Sun AMAShOVA Durban Classic ?>

Tsogo Sun AMAShOVA Durban Classic

By Jean Erasmus I have been working at Saint Giles, a NPO for the Disabled for the past 4½ years. August 2016 saw me change my mindset with regards to my health and well-being. My lack of exercise and various other contributing factors, over the years, forced me to look at just how lucky I was, as an able-bodied person, compared to my fellow disabled employees. It was for this reason that I became a regular cyclist. One of Durban’s…

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Mandela Day 2017 ?>

Mandela Day 2017

“It is in your hands to make the world a better place,” said Nelson Mandela. And, on 18 July 2017 this is exactly what happened at Saint Giles. The staff and other companies joined together to make this a special day for the disabled. Bidvest Panalpina Logistics (BPL) took the refurbishment of the work centre canteen on as their Mandela Day project. They raised money through a company food sale and on the day served delicious briyani to the staff….

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