- Local Hip Hop Dj Dash started an initiative in 2012 to feed children in the rural areas of KZN
- He has embarked on momentous journeys and managed to feed 2000 children last year
- He will be walking from JHB to DBN in May to raise funds to build a school for rural children
Feed a Child Feed a Nation (FACFAN) is an initiative that aims to alleviate poverty through providing food to underprivileged children in schools that do not have much.
It was established in 2012 by Thulani Dj Dash Mzinyane. He used his resources in the Durban club scene to get Dj's to perform at events for free and used the money to buy food parcels to donate to schools around KZN.
In 2016 the selfless Dj walked from Ballito to Durban and in 2017 from Richards bay to Durban, to raise funds for the cause.
He also walked from Pretoria to Johannesburg in 2017, to create awareness around the very real struggle of child malnutrition.
In 2017 alone he managed to feed over 2000 children in township primary schools around the country. He also ran a campaign to collect blankets and toiletries which he donated to street kids around Clermont and Pietermaritzburg in KZN.
This year, on May 21, he will face his biggest walk to raise funds to build a school in KZN for underprivileged children. He will be walking from Johannesburg to Durban over a two week period. He will also be collecting food parcels along the way.
He told Briefly.co.za that the hope for a brighter future for these children is what keeps him pushing through.
"What drives me is seeing a positive change in children's lives"
FACFAN aims to feed over 20 000 children around South Africa this year.
What an incredibly beautiful initiative with such a selfless leader. Big ups to Dj Dash for all that he does.
If you would like to get involved you can reach him on the Facebook page and contact Dj Dash directly.
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