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Saint Giles Shutdown

Following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa of a 21 day lockdown in South Africa starting from midnight on Thursday (March 26) until midnight on 16 April, and in an effort to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus or Covid-19, Saint Giles will have a complete shut-down. Given that our beneficiaries may be immune-compromised due to their disability the remedial exercise disabilities gym will be closed. The work centre, where we employ disabled staff on a full-time basis will also…

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Coronavirus Protection Plan

SAINT GILES has always been using hand sanitizer processes in the Work Centre because of the various food materials that we pack.  In some cases, our employees also wear a protective mask because of the food materials they are packing. In the week starting 2 March 2020 we opted to put additional protection mechanisms in place to cover our complete building as a result of the Coronavirus.  We were able to do this very quickly because we had the necessary…

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