GAUTENG – The Deputy Provincial Commissioner Policing Major General Tommy Mthombeni, The station commander of Temba SAPS Brigadier Martha Mokobori, joined by Department of Community Safety and Community policing forum when they donate school uniform to Phalesane Primary School learners at Suurman in Temba today.
When outlined the background and the purpose of the visit, Major General Tommy Mthombeni said he was approached by some of community members who needed assistance from the SAPS to assist learners who are struggling with school uniform and who are from the poor families, and that is when he took initiative to kick start the project.
More than 36 identified learners received uniform from SAPS management which includes shoes, shirts, trousers, skirts, socks, ties and jersey.
Phase two was the handing over of the house at Eersterus F4 where a 20 year old woman living with her siblings was handed the key of the house by Major General Mthombeni. It was also a task for SAPS to assist the little girl after the tragedy struck the family which left them without a place to stay after their house burned down and killed the breadwinner.
Food parcels also donated to the family. Major General Mthombeni applauded everyone who spend sleepless nights working around the clock to assist the family, from face one for school uniform donation and handing over of the house that was outstanding job by the SAPS and other stakeholders.
Source: South African Police Service