Woman assaulted at Luthuli House protest gets new home thanks to well-wishers

Woman assaulted at Luthuli House protest gets new home thanks to well-wishers

- Olivia Makete was caught up in the pro- and anti-Zuma clash at Luthuli House recently

- Pictures and videos showed her being assaulted by a man clad in an ANC t-shirt

- Dianne Bayley fundraised money to build Olivia a home

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The woman who was assaulted by an ANC man during the recent pro- and anti-Zuma clash at Luthuli House has a brand new home.

Pictures and videos of Olivia Makete's assault went viral and caused outrage. One South African, Dianne Bayley, decided to make things right for her, Briefly.co.za learned.

According to Goodthingsguy.com, Dianne fundraised about R10,800 online to buy Olivia a Wendy house before the winter starts.

Dianne and her friends, family and colleagues installed the home at Olivia's plot, which has no electricity or water.

They also donated a cupboard, which has a custom-built seat for Olivia to relax. In addition, they gave her and her family food and toiletries.

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Olivia expressed gratitude to Dianne's help. In a Facebook post, Dianne said:

Olivia's daughter and husband translated - she just kept saying, "Thank you, God bless you."
So, from our small spot in Africa to all my South African, Australian, American, British and Canadian friends and family - you made a HUGE difference today.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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