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Gift of the Givers humanitarian outreach on platinum belt

Media for Justice joined Gift of the Givers, which went into the platinum belt on a humanitarian mission to help sustain the workers over this period of hardship.

Over a two-month period the NGO distributed thousands of food parcels, sanitary packs, nappies and blankets to mine workers and communities, who were virtually on the brink of starvation as the strikers held out and stood their ground to make sure economic justice was achieved.

The Marikana Support Committee, University of Johannesburg students and other concerned citizens raised money for this initiative.