- An anonymous person with their heart in the right place has reached out and given a generous helping hand to forgotten struggle heroes
- The group of 12 men have done their part in fighting for freedom but have since been forgotten
- The donor has given R120 000 to a crowdfunding project to help them - R10 000 for each
When people give to charity and do not even ask for their name to be revealed, you know that person cares only about helping and nothing else.
One such person has reached out to a crowdfunding campaign aimed at helping 12 forgotten freedom fighters.
The anonymous donor gave R120 000 to help the men who are now facing different struggles - financial hardship and deteriorating health.
The funding project was started after a nurse, Alice Banze, was deeply touched by the story of Harold Matsididi, a 72-year-old concerned for his fellow fighters.
Briefly.co.za learnt that the men are former Robben Island prisoners who endured torture and many difficult situations for the freedom of their people.
Sandy Lewis, head of therapeutic services for a hospital group, worked with Alice to create the funding and help the men get the aid they need.
Many people have been donating what they can - anything from R50 to R500, and the R120 000 donation will make a huge difference for Harold and his friends.
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