70-year-old SANDF veteran receives brand new 5-bed home for family

70-year-old SANDF veteran receives brand new 5-bed home for family

After struggling to make ends meet, a man who has dedicated his life to protecting South Africa in the defence force has been rewarded for his years of dedicated service with a new five-room home for his family in Mbilwi.

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The 70-year old former SANDF (South African National Defense Force) soldier was living with his family in a dilapidated house which had no water supply and lacked decent sanitation. His situation came to the attention of the chairman of Afribiz Invest, Collen Mashawana and Cllr Nemphaphuli, who met with to discuss a life-changing project.

Mashawana met the man a few weeks ago and was touched by his living conditions. The house had been leaking for years. He says the house was poorly built so the children in the family would be scared during storms, fearing for their lives.

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70-year-old SANDF veteran receives, brand new 5-bed home for family

Photo: Facebook/ Collen Mashawana
Source: Facebook

The veteran was living in a two-room house with five children, Briefly.co.za found.

Eager to improve the veterans living conditions, the company decided to donate a fully-furnished family home. The house is complete with tiling, ceilings and electricity.

Partnering with Kunene Makopo Risk Insurance ensured that the man never has to worry about unfortunate events.

70-year-old SANDF veteran receives, brand new 5-bed home for family

Photo: Facebook/ Collen Mashawana
Source: Facebook

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70-year-old SANDF veteran receives, brand new 5-bed home for family

Photo: Facebook/ Collen Mashawana
Source: Facebook

His family will benefit greatly from this as they now have funeral insurance for their tata. The family have also been given a TV and dish from Satstar. Afribiz spent three weeks Mbilwi working on the house.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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