BA-PHALABORWA-The Phalaborwa VW Crew donated food parcels to five destitute families on Saturday, 01 May at Makhushane, Majeje, Namakgale RDP and Leboneng.
The five families were astonished when they saw the VW drivers walking to their homes with groceries. According to Tshepiso Jan Mosoma the chairperson of the Phalaborwa VW Crew said “the donation of groceries to the five disadvantaged families is an ongoing process as we previously donated to ten families in December 2020. Our goal is to give back to the community of Ba-Phalaborwa”.
While busy handing out groceries, the crew noticed the bad living condition that one of the recipients is experiencing, they then decided that they will visit the old woman’s house soon to fix the door and other damaged areas in the house situated at Majeje Village.
The VW staff mentioned that in their next event of donations, they are planning to donate blankets during the winter season to the underprivileged families.
GIVING BACK: The crew arriving with food parcels
Mosoma also stated that part of their future plans is to host a soccer tournament for the community members.
Currently the VW Phalaborwa Crew which consists of Engineers, Artisans, medical practitioners, Law enforcement officers, Entrepreneurs and students have 76 registered members. Mosoma calls up any VW drivers who would like to join the crew at a joining fee of R150. Once you join you will be added to the WhatsApp group and also receive a free T shirt. He emphasized that the main aim is to promote black excellence.
The crew extended gratitude to VW Polokwane and Lannie Motors in Tzaneen. “VW Polokwane sponsored us with T shirts for the members and even arranged a braai for us. We are also looking at establishing more relationship with local companies in Phalaborwa,” Mosoma added.
In conclusion he said that the crew wants to change the stigma that says VW drivers are bad and they love taking women of other man or having multiple partners. “We want to be known as people who assist the community in times of need. We are appealing with the local authorities to fix potholes and damaged roads so that their famous convoy can be easy instead of ducking potholes,” he concluded.