At Vryburg Hospice for Mandela Day celebration

THE MINISTER of Transport, Dipuo Peters, will spend the 17th of July, at the Naledi Hospice in Vryburg in the North West province, a day ahead of the Nelson Mandela International Day for Freedom, Justice and Democracy.

The visit by Peters is part of the International Mandela Day where people from all walks of life are encouraged to dedicate 67 minutes of their time to promote the spirit of volunteerism.

The Naledi Hospice, which provides shelter and care to about 85 patients, was founded by the late former Mayor of Naledi Local Municipality Seaparankwe Dr Ruth Mompati in 2010.

Peters will spend this day together with the hospice patients painting and refurbishing the hospice building and planting vegetables in the hospice garden.

She will also donate shelving material to be used for administrative purposes, cleaning materials and uniform for caregivers among other things.

The Minister will be joined by the Mayor of Naledi Local MunicipalityLanga Modise, the Mayor of Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality Tshoganyetso Tladinnyane as well as councillors from both the municipalities.