Complete Bongiwe's home for her family

by GAGA UK in Stratford Enterprise Park, England, United Kingdom

Complete Bongiwe's home for her family
We did it
On 15th December 2020 we successfully raised £1,155 ( + est. £196.25 Gift Aid ) with 32 supporters in 28 days

We aim to raise £750 to complete the build on Bongiwe's house, giving her a safe place to bring up her children and to study for her diploma

by GAGA UK in Stratford Enterprise Park, England, United Kingdom

New stretch target

With the additional money we will be able to provide Bongiwe and her children with additional furniture and household items.

This is Bongiwe's story in her own words. You can see from the photo's how dilapidated and unsuitable her current accommodation is and how different life will be for her and her children if we can finish the new home. Thank you

"My name is Bongiwe Mabaleka, l am a 24 year old female .l grew up in an Orphanage in rural KwaZulu Natal . I am currently in college doing  my first year in PC NETWORK ENGINEERING, supported by a scholarship from GAGA UK. l have two children . The eldest is Oluhle ,she is a girl  and she is 4 years old, the youngest is Samkelo he is a boy and he is 3 years .

Life has been a struggle for us as a family. We are currently living in a house that is not in a good state, that could collapse any day. 


During the pandemic I have been studying whenever the electricity supply was available but it has been very hard. Fortunately we were lucky enough to have someone who was kind enough to do fundraising for us and has managed to build a home for us. 


Unfortunately the funds were not able to cover up all the essentials we needed for the house.

As a family we are hoping to move in late December, but we still need donations for installing a toilet, tap and fencing. Please donate and help  us reach our goal of having a secure and safe home. Your kindness will be greatly appreciated.

 The total amount that we need to raise is  R15,000 to cover up all the essentials needed. This also includes the payment of the workers."

 Bongiwe is a diligent and hardworking student, she has been a recipient of a scholarship from GAGA UK for several years, completing a diploma in project management and now developing her skill set with the network engineering course.  She wants to be independent, earn a good salary and be able to give her children the education and healthy life that will form a solid foundation for their future.  We are proud of Bongiwe's achievements to date and this is why we support her crowdfunding request to provide her family with a safe, comfortable home. Thank you

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