On the 8th of June the Universal Church visited Tlamelong Rehabilitation Centre to donate P40 thousand worth of donations to the centre. These included toiletry, tin staff, milk and non-perishable food. The initiative is part of the church’s on going outreach project in solidarity with the government, NGO’s, the community and all stakeholders to form a humanitarian society.
Handing over the donation was Bishop Frank Rathebe, who gave an inspiring word to the youth in the centre. “All things are possible for those who believe. Even if you have a disability you can ask God to help you to be functional, and to serve your purpose in life,” he said.
Receiving the donations on behalf of the Redcross Society, was the principal Lorato Lekoko Giving her vote of thanks she said “We really appreciate the Universal Church for meeting us halfway in trying to help improve the lives of this youth,” She also mentioned that besides the 28 youths who reside in the centre, two other centres of the Redcross would benefit from the donations.
Chief Matsetse who was a special guest, also expressed his sincere gratitude to the Universal Church for this big gift they have brought.
In an interview with BTV Bishop Frank said, “It is our God given mandate to go into all the world to preach the gospel and also to help the needy. The church should be involved in helping the elderly, orphans, and those with disabilities”