Community is fed up with the government and decides to build their own toilets

Community is fed up with the government and decides to build their own toilets

The community of Mzondi in Ivory Park has run out of patience with the government. They have lost confidence in the government and have decided to take action.

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Instead of striking and violent protests they community have decided to start a crowdfunding project through Thundafund.

Thundafund is a platform where people can raise funds for different projects, there is a minimum amount of money that needs to be raised or the funds get returned to the backers.

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The Mzondi informal settlement has over 300 housing units with only four toilets which offer no privacy. They are raising funds to build 30 toilets spread across the community.

They have a dream goal of reaching R60 000 but the threshold for the campaign is R41,250. If they reach their threshold they would be able to purchase the necessary materials to construct the toilets.

30 x shelter units = R22,500 (R750 each)

30 x bags of cement = R2,250 (R75 each)

30 x toilet bowels = R7,500 (R250 each)

Plastering x 30 units = R9000 (R300 each)

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This does not include the cost of labour or transport if reach the dream goal then the R60 000 would cover the additional expenses.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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