Category Archives: Disabled

Locals to the Paralympic trials

Members of KwaThema Disability Sports Club Zukiswa Chiya, Thapelo Motsapi, Simphiwe Tywakadi, Sibusiso Nkosi, Ayanda Mgebisa, Aubrey Mathibela and Nonhlanhla Dladla.

KwaThema Disability Sports Club’s athletes went to the Paralympic trials in Rustenburg. Last Friday, athletes of the KwaThema Disability Sports Club left for the seven-day Paralympic trials in Rustenburg. If the local athletes impress, they will form part of the team that will compete in the Paralympics in London next year. According to coach Aubrey […]

Mpho Madi Trust

One Hundred Thousand Rand A Trust for children born without limbs, Mpho Madi set up the Trust fund, assisting the children to specialist care, operations and limb replacement with the assistance of specialist. AERCT were the first to fund this Trust.

Isethu Sepu Special School

Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Rand A school for the disabled in Katlehong, the school was presently run from containers. The Department of Education had funded the new building. AERCT assisted with the hospitality classroom, catering equipment, stoves, cutlery and crockery. A full security system was also supplied and installed.

Daveyton Association for Disabled

Four Hundred Thousand (over two quarters) A centre in Daveyton for the disabled in the area, a welding workshop, a ladies sewing centre and a computer centre is already established. The entire centre needs to be upgraded and refurbished, the ablution block and the kitchen need repair, painting and new equipment. AERCT has committed to […]

Phelang School for the Disabled

Twenty Five Thousand Rand (a further grant) The project has secured an income for the twenty mentally challenged learners, an ablution facility was built but not completed. The further grant was for the plumbing and electrical supply and installation for the ablution block. All work will be done by the students.

Felicitas School – Brakpan

Twenty Thousand Rand A school for the severely mentally and physically disabled. The parents of the 6 to 10 year old “SPO” class submitted the proposal for the refurbishment of the classroom. Parents offered skills, maintenance and their time, they sourced the required material at discounted rates and negotiated special discounts on all the purchases. […]

SASAPD Wheelchair Rugby

One Hundred and Seventy Eight Thousand Two Hundred and Twenty Rand The SASAPD (South African Sports Association for Physically Disabled) are hosting the 2005 Oceania Zone Wheelchair Championships (a qualifying event for the World Championships in 2006) from 28th November 2005 to 3rd December 2005. AERCT granted the funds towards the sprung wooden floor surface, […]

Vita Nova – Springs

Eighteen Thousand Rand Five Hundred and Fifty Rand A home and place of safety for individuals that are mentally handicapped and that require special care and assistance. The Trust purchased four washing machines and four tumble driers to assist with the extra laundry due to soiled linen and clothing.

Rose Of Sharon – Reiger Park

Two Hundred Thousand Rand A home for severely handicapped toddlers and children in Reiger Park, Boksburg, at present a small room is serving as the education and stimulation centre, dinning room, changing room and rest facility. A piece of ground has been donated to Rose of Sharon for the building of a new premises, Boksburg […]

Phelang School – Severely Handicapped Children – Kwa Thema

One Hundred Thousand Rand Phelang has begun a training school for Matric students in the manufacturing of bricks and blocks for paving. The machinery was donated by the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund. The project has 32 over age learners who are unable to secure employment due to their disability. The Trust granted the funding for […]