Gift of the Givers will build 80 KZN flood victims new homes

Gift of the Givers will build 80 KZN flood victims new homes

- Gift of the Givers have pledged to build 80 new homes for flood victims in KwaZulu-Natal

- The homes will be built in the BottleBrush settlement as confirmed by founder, Dr Imitiaz Sooliman

- The damage as a result of the floods is estimated to be around R1bn and 70 lives have been lost

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Gift of the Givers has already come to the aid of KwaZulu-Natal flood victims and has now committed to building 80 new homes.

The humanitarian organisation confirmed the homes will be built in the BottleBrush settlement.

Briefly.co.za understands the township is just south of Durban.

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TimesLIVE reported on the special initiative as they spoke to the organisation’s founder, Dr Imitiaz Sooliman.

Dr Sooliman said, "Based on their cry for shelter and of course, because of generous support of SA including large corporate support, we can rebuild new homes for these victims at a cost of R25 000 each."

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Briefly.co.za previously reported on the floods that ravaged large parts of KZN.

The estimated damage amounts to R1bn and 70 lives have been lost as a result.

Gift of the Givers volunteers flooded the area soon after disaster struck to lend a helping hand.

They’ve already provided relief to at least 350 people in the form of shelter, food, blankets and clothing.

Briefly.co.za understands that building work will commence once the municipality has allocated the land.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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