TZANEEN: Miss Universe say yes to water wells | Letaba Herald

TZANEEN: Miss Universe say yes to water wells | Letaba Herald

June 18, 2018

Some of South Africa’s top celebrities visited Mmatjatji Primary School in Leokwe Village (Bolobedu), outside Tzaneen on Tuesday.

Maps Maponyane and Demi Lee Peters were some of the celebrities who supported the Quinton van der Burgh Foundation, which built a water well at Mmatjatji Primary School, in Bolobedu.

The Quinton van der Burgh Foundation (QVDB), built a water well for the school with the hopes of providing clean water and solving the water challenges caused by drought, to the learners and the community at large. The foundation founded by one of South Africa’s youngest billionaires, Quinton van der Burgh, has already built 727 water wells, including this one, across the continent.

Pearl Thusi, doing the Xibelana Dance at Mmatjatji Primary School in Tzaneen.

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The initiative was supported by some of the country’s biggest celebrities who took time out of their busy schedules to honour the initiative.

The celebrities who were present at the official unveiling ceremony included:Demi Lee Peters (Miss Universe), Pearl Thusi (Media Personality), Maps Maponyane (Media personality) and Alex Caige (Radio Presenter).

“The goal of this initiative is to supply water to South African and African communities, one water well at a time.“

“With a strong focus on South African communities, the foundation attempts to rid our beautiful land of drought and restore dignity and health to all.“ explained Quinton van der Burgh.

Original Author: Tintswalo Shipalana

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