South Africans raise more than R800k for Hoërskool Driehoek victims

South Africans raise more than R800k for Hoërskool Driehoek victims

South Africans have raised close to R900 000 for the victims of the Hoërskool Driehoek tragedy - and it has not even been a week since the incident.

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Jacaranda FM managed to help raise almost R900k towards medical expenses of the Hoërskool Driehoek victims.

According to News24, an anonymous South African donated R200k to the family of Shamonè Steynvaart, who has been left paralysed following the tragedy last week Friday.

The same listener then went on to donate a further R500 000 after hearing Steynvaart's mother's radio interview.

South Africans raise more than R800k for Hoërskool Driehoek victims

South Africans pray for Hoërskool Driehoek victims. Photo credit: Zorana vd Berg.
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According to the radio station, the have managed to raise R865 000 for the injured high school pupils.

Meanwhile, in an open letter, an Afrikaans woman explained how South Africans came together to help Hoërskool Driehoek victims.

"But maybe look at this and learn from it, when faced with a crisis and tragedy we pulled together, we did not ask where the support is going to, we just knew that we have to help and we did," she said.
The mother added: "We did not play the blame game, we did not resort to violence we simply did what we could expecting nothing in return. This is how we deal with a crisis."

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Briefly.co.za previously reported four learners died and several more were injured last week when a walkway collapsed.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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