Feburay 24 2017 – A CAPE Town Zimbabwean businessman, Jackson Mukahanana has teamed up with the government and Builders Warehouse to help rebuild a house that was gutted by fire, leaving a six-member family homeless in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town.
The move was spearheaded by the Provincial Minister of Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela will see Builders Warehouse providing building materials.
Mukahanana who owns Chihwa Bus Company and Chapani Construction doing all the renovations and restoration of the house.
Reagan Swartz’s Eastridge house was extensively damaged after an electrical fault sparked fire which spread across the ceiling destroying all household furniture.
“This is part of our efforts to give back to the community and it is our pleasure to help this family during this difficult time. As Chihwa, we will always be ready to help members of the community who may find themselves in situations like this,” says Mukahanana.
Swartz and his wife Athena, who are both unemployed, say they lost all their clothes and documents in the blaze.
The Parow Builders Warehouse manager Bennie van Graan said he was glad to be part of the initiative as it shows that “we are not there to make profit only but to help when disaster strikes”.
The family has thanked the Minister for leading the charitable gesture and the involved. – allnetafrica