Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in, like Boitumelo Radebe a mother to a 5yr old boy, from a village in the North West called Signal Hill. Completed her matric in 2006 then studied Office Administration at Taletso TVET College.
“I heard about the SARCS when I was attending the Foundation for Professional Development (FPD) courses in March 2018 were I studied and completed HIV/AIDS Counselling, Adherence, Couples Counseling short course and I got interested.”
She joined the SARCS team as a volunteer, later on. She was trained as a First Aid Instructors and also as an Assessor for North West branch.
“It is a great honor for me to be with the SARCS, as we do so much for our communities with our range of projects i.e. Peer education, Home Based Care, we also provide First Aid trainings to our volunteers.” – she concluded
These are our Red Cross heroines changing people’s lives everyday.