PCT Donates Food Parcels
With the December school holidays fast approaching the Peermont Children’s Trust (PCT), a CSI programme of Emperors Palace, once again distributed food parcels to less fortunate learners from areas that fall in the Palace of Dreams’ catchment area, prior to the start of the holidays. In total 650 youngsters, that attend the seven aftercare centres supported by the Trust in Ekurhuleni, benefited from this handover which will help keep them nourished over the festive season. On Wednesday, November 21 Trust Administrator, Thomas Masango (middle) visited the Reahile Primary Aftercare Centre in Katlehong where he assisted the centres' practitioner, Itumeleng Mofoti hand parcels to 80 learners including, Thembinkosi Mgomezula (13) and Tshepiso Koetle (13). Learners who attend the Trust supported aftercare centres also receive food parcels before the mid-year school holidays, get new uniforms at the start of each school year and benefit from a feeding scheme and supervised aftercare during the school term which annually costs the Trust R2.6-million.