An appeal to assist students in need

Posted on February 22, 2017


We hereby ask for a small donation of clothing, food or funds to improve the quality of life of some University of Pretoria students. The Community Engagement Office together with TuksRAG, SRC and DSA are appealing for the following:

  • Grocery items such as tinned fish, corned beef, instant noodles, instant soup, tinned fruit, long-life milk, Future life porridge and basic toiletries.
  • Neat clothing, specifically warm clothing such as trousers, sweaters, and windbreakers for the winter months, for young men size 30-34 and young women size 34, as well as shoes sizes 5 to 10.
  • A financial contribution to assist these students can be made to cost centre A0X370 account 3545 at CSC, or bank deposits through the normal UP account, using reference A0X370 3545.

All food and clothing donations can be delivered to the Community Engagement Office in the IT Building, passage 2-88 or room 2-94. The entrance is on the north side of the IT Building (ground floor, same entrance as the OpenLab).

Students are referred to the Community Engagement Office by Faculties, the SRC, TuksRAG and DSA.

Please contact Mr Albert Matlheketlha at [email protected] or call/whatsapp him on 082 908 3345 or 012 420 4068.


Gernia van Niekerk
Manager Community Engagement
- Author Manager Community Engagement

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