Category Archives: Disabled

Miss Confidence

Fifteen Thousand Rand The only beauty pageant for people with physical disabilities, raising public awareness about people with disabilities and empowering women and allowing them to express their potential. The Trust joined with Kaya Fm, Drum Magazine, and SABC one and numerous others in sponsoring this event.

Far East Rand Disabled – Springs

Ninety Thousand Rand The Far East Rand Association for People with Disabilities has been assisting disabled individuals and their families for 42 years. The Trust assisted in the building of a workshop on the premises. The objectives of a workshop are to promote independence, sustainability of income, enhance the quality of life for the physically […]

Boksburg Benoni Physically Handicapped – Benoni

Twenty Five Thousand Rand A large house in Benoni was converted into a home for the Physically Handicapped. It also doubles up as a get together coffee and work shop for the Handicapped. Repairs to house were in need. The Trust granted the funds for the complete painting of the interior and exterior, and small […]

Athletics S.A. – Oscar Pistorius and Natalie Du Toit

Twenty Thousand Rand Oscar Pistorius and Natalie Du Toit will represent South Africa in Beijing in the disabled Olympics. AERCT handed each athlete Ten Thousand Rand at a Dinner incorporating young Mpho Madi from the Mpho Madi Trust, The Executive Mayor of Ekurhuleni, Clr. Duma Nkosi, The President of Athletics South Africa and Carnival City/Afrisun […]

Muriel Brand School – Brakpan

Ninety Five Thousand Rand A home and school for the physically challenged youth. This was a three part project. A repair to all gutters and roof in the hostel section. Three existing garages were converted into classrooms, the Trust purchased the material, and the parents undertook the labour.

Casa Caritas – Kempton Park

Eighty Thousand Rand A home for the mentally and physically challenged children since 1973, with 34 full time residents. The Trust refurbished existing laundry equipment, purchased two industrial washing machines, one industrial tumble drier and one ironing press.

Ekurhuleni East Goodwill Games – Kwa Thema

Two Thousand Rand A sporting weekend in Kwa Thema, Netball, Softball and Basket ball for the disabled. The Trust contributed towards the trophies and prize giving.