Phikwe Born, an organization formed by Selibe Phikwe unemployed youth recently donated clothes to orphans and vulnerable children.
The beneficiaries of the donations were orphans from Phikwe, Mother for All and Humana people to people organizations. They were given clothes and playing toys.
According to the founder of the organization Letitia Woodman they formed the group after they struggled to find employment. She said the organization was conceptualized last year to help the disadvantaged members of the community.
The organization is made up of youths who have different skills which they use to help the community.
Woodman revealed that they sourced donations from companies while they bought clothes which they donated to the orphans.
The organisation also managed to secure a P2500 per month tender for Mother for all organization from Ackerman’s chain store to collect rubbish.
“We could have taken the business for ourselves but our aim is to empower the disadvantaged and in that way we will be empowering ourselves,” said Woodman.
She said that through their humanity work they are able to market their members to potential employers.
Phikwe Born have created their website using the skills they acquired from tertiary institutions and they host the website for SPEDU.