Walking For Wheels

On Sunday 18 August 2013, thousands took the streets of Durban, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town for the annual 10km Bidvest Unity Walk which takes place in the four cities simultaneously. The walk is in support of the quadriplegic and paraplegic from the rural and disadvantaged areas who can’t afford to buy their own wheelchairs. Apart from donating wheelchairs to the needy, the event is also a way of bringing the diverse companies within the Bidvest Group together. 

For every 75 people that walked Bidvest donated 1 wheelchair.  I’m proud to say that Activators Koko Zaka, Bonolo Moaneloa, Ntoko Makhubu and I also contributed to the worthy cause as 40 wheelchairs were donated at the Durban Kings Park Stadium on the day.  We walked side by side every step of the way, got lost together, had some crazy moments and had some good laughs and all for a great cause. 

After the walk the ladies and a few men went crazy when the gifted Zakes Bantwini took to the stage and I sure was one of them.  It was a fun-filled way of making a difference and I look forward to the next walk and hope more Activators will join us.

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