MARAPONG – Charel and Rina van Aswegen of Elanco Carpets and Tiles delivered a variety of fresh vegetables and imperishable groceries to Marapong SAVF on Tuesday morning.
Pastor Herman Majadibodu opened this special occasion with prayer, after which Charel explained to the senior citizens why they were delivering these gifts.
“We are very happy to see you here today. A big thanks goes to my wife, Rina, and also to Thomas Baleseng Seleme, product manager of Mpepule Service Centre. They are the reason we can be here today. The products we brought you are only a drop in the bucket, but it comes from our hearts, because we love you.” he said.
He went on to say that older people worked hard all their lives, and now, later in life, they are forgotten by many. “You have given so much during your lives, and children should be able to look up to the senior citizens in their communities. You still mean a lot, because you are looking after young children when their parents have to go to work. “You are in our thoughts, we pray for you and the community must also love you” he concluded.