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CELL C COMES TO THE AID OF FAMILY DEVASTATED BY FATAL HOUSE FIRE

Monday, 19 March 2018

Sebokeng, March 19: It was a tragedy that caught the attention of the community media when a Sebokeng family lost two members after their house in Zone 6 burned down last month.

Martha Mofokeng (63) and Malesedi Moeletsi (3) were rushed to hospital with three others after the fire but later succumbed to their injuries.

Caroline Moeletsi (44) says that she does not know what caused the blaze that quickly spread, destroying all their belongings: “The fire started in the bedroom where my mother had been sleeping with some of her grandchildren. We are heartbroken.”

The family - with the assistance of SANCO Chairperson for ward 40, Mpho Nkitsing - asked for the support of the community in helping them rebuild their home and assist with materials for roofing, painting and furniture.

As part of its Acts of Kindness campaign, Cell C Northern region has reached out to the family and made a monetary donation which will go towards the roofing for the family’s house and as well as a voucher towards food for the family.

Says Cell C’s Naresh Perumal who was at the handover: “This is a heartbreaking tragedy and we hope that this donation goes some way towards helping the Moeletsi family rebuild not only their house but their lives too."

NOTES FOR EDITORS

CELL C ACTS OF KINDNESS

As a proudly South African company, Cell C ascribes to the philosophy of compassion and kindness as the catalyst for real change. Every month, Cell C is spreading smiles by encouraging acts of kindness. An act of kindness is a gesture of goodwill towards someone or something. It doesn’t have to cost anything or much; what’s important is that it’s an act of expressing genuine care for another person or living being. It’s contagious and an opportunity for people to work together, create positive energy and inspire hope.

Issued by Nine Squared Communications of behalf of Cell C.

For more information contact Stephanie Weil on 084 999 8181 or email stephanie@ninesquared.co.za



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