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To commemorate World Red Cross Red Crescent Day, various activities will take place within South Africa and will be implemented by our different branches. 



8 May(Handout at intersections)

  • Flowers
  • Chocolates

9 May - For Germiston Branch community:

  • Host representatives from the community
  • Dissemination
  • Cake of Henry Dunant and tea to be served


  • Children to make a Red Cross flag
  • Cupcakes
  • Distribution of clothes and sandwiches to the homeless


  • Roses and Chocolates will be delivered to the local hospital maternity wards ie. Emfuleni Medi Clinic, Johan Heyns Hospital and Naledi Nkanyezi Clinic.

Kwa – Zulu Natal

Durban Metro

  • Dissemination function for the community of Mayville – Cato Crest where recently an MDR TB project has commenced. 
  • Assemble people at a local hall to explain to them about the project being run in their area and their expected involvement towards the promotion of this project.
  • Involve - Local leadership including the local councillor and the Mayville community health centre.


  • We are distributing more than 300 Sanitary Towels in Giyani Hatlani Village to High School learners, this in line with the theme and the International Women's day theme.
  • Providing free basic First Aid to the 3 schools in the area. Each school will nominate 2 teachers for the first aid classes. 

Eastern Cape

  • Soup kitchen for the homeless in Central Port Elizabeth.
  • Distribution of flowers to maternity wards at Dora Nginza (PE) and Frere Hospital (East London).
  • Youth will do a first aid demonstration at an orphanage.
  • A basic first aid demonstration for the Elderly at an Old Aged Home.
  • Public awareness campaign regarding LGBTI rights (Maluti, PE, Uitenhage, East London).



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