Woman makes handmade mats from recycled plastic for homeless

Woman makes handmade mats from recycled plastic for homeless

- A woman has started making handmade mats out of recycled plastic bags.

- The aim is to give them to the homeless to sleep on

- They are made with the help of Special Needs adults in Port Elizabeth

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Suzette Hendricks has come up with an initiative to help the homeless be a little bit warmer this winter. She has created handmade mats from recycled plastic bags.

The initiative to make the mats is assisted by intellectually challenged adults at a centre in Port Elizabeth. The plastic bags are donated by businesses and schools in the city.

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Woman makes handmade mats from recycled plastic for homeless
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Mzansi social media users commended this kind initiative. Facebook user Anna Vermeulen Kriel said:

"Thank you so much for sharing this on your group. Most appreciated"

While Marianne Lotter said:

"That's creative!!"

READ ALSO: Woman asks Mzansi to help her buy wheelchair so she can work

Meanwhile Briefly.co.za previously reported on Johan, a pensioner surviving on just under R2 000 a month. He lives in a tent with no electricity or toilet facilities. In 2017, a Good Samaritan bought a piece of land and has since built himself a beautiful home. However, he was touched by Johan's living conditions and decided to help him out. He gave the pensioner a piece of land and has since started a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to build him a house.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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