E­s­kom sup­ports AOD out­re­ach

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E­s­kom's So­ci­al & E­co­no­mic De­ve­lop­ment De­part­ment re­cent­ly do­na­ted R335 160 to the Al­len Or­nan Da­vid (AOD) Foun­da­ti­on lo­ca­ted at the A­pos­to­lic Faith Mis­si­on C­hurch (AFM) in Pa­calts­dorp, Ge­or­ge. The foun­da­ti­on fi­nan­ced the up­gra­ding of the com­pu­ter trai­ning cen­t­re with the in­stal­la­ti­on of 12 com­pu­ter cu­bi­cle sta­ti­ons e­quip­ped with de­sk­top com­pu­ters as well as a ser­ver con­necti­on.

The AOD Foun­da­ti­on was foun­ded in Oc­to­ber 2015 to pro­vi­de coun­sel­ling for d­rug and al­co­hol ad­dicts and their fa­mi­lies, as well as accre­di­ted com­pu­ter trai­ning for yout­hs and u­nem­ploy­ed mem­bers of the com­mu­ni­ty. The foun­da­ti­on al­so runs a clot­hes bank for the poor and a­ged, a knit­ting pro­gram­me for the a­ged and a soup kit­chen pro­vi­ding soup to the a­ged and des­ti­tu­te pe­op­le of the com­mu­ni­ty.

The do­na­ti­on al­so ma­de pro­vi­si­on to pur­cha­se va­ri­ous kit­chen ap­pli­an­ces and u­ten­sils for the soup kit­chen. E­s­kom's

Liz Dek­ker says that this is an out­re­ach pro­ject with a bro­ad spectrum im­pact on the Pa­calts­dorp com­mu­ni­ty. "It warms my he­art to see how E­s­kom's in­ter­ven­ti­on is con­tri­bu­ting to tou­ching the li­ves of our pe­op­le in a po­si­ti­ve, u­plif­ting way," said Dek­ker.

Pas­tor Alan Spies (left) and G­rif­fit­hs Al­berts, di­rec­tors of the AOD Foun­da­ti­on, with Liz Dek­ker of E­s­kom’s So­ci­al & E­co­no­mic De­ve­lop­ment.

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