Scores of Mzansi citizens have lost their jobs and livelihoods due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The ongoing lockdown has seen many South African businesses closing down and because of that many people are suffering as they can no longer put food on the table for their families.
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Mzansi celebs have opened their hearts and wallets in this difficult time to help the less fortunate fellow citizens amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Briefly.co.za takes a look at six entertainers who have stepped up to make sure that they help others during this time of need.
The opinionated radio personality raised over R200 000 for expectant mothers who lost their income due to the pandemic.
Through a project called 'The Baby Box Project', Anele and her radio crew have raised the much-needed money to support moms-to-be.
The musician and club DJ promised to donate all the proceeds from his latest single to the needy. He made the announcement on Twitter and promised to hand out food parcels in Durban. The song dropped on 15 June.
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The gospel singer, who recently celebrated her birthday, has also been donating food parcels at old age homes that have been affected by the pandemic.
"This is the second home we are visiting today (Wednesday). God is great..."
The Good For That hitmaker has said that he is also helping, but has decided not to tweet about it.
"I'm also helping the less fortunate but I don't tweet it. I don't have to tweet it. Y'all don't know what y'all want. If someone posts pictures helping, y'all say they doing it for attention. When we don't post y'all think we are not helping. Mind your damn business!!!"
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The actress and her small team are doing their bit to help foreign nationals who are suffering and stranded during this global pandemic and national lockdown. Ayanda said they decided to lend a hand, especially to those who weren't discovered and were not getting food parcels.
The musician trended on social media after he announced that he will be hosting a concert. The proceeds of the event will be used to help South Africans struggling with food and electricity. Social media users were impressed by the star's kind gesture.
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