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Come and join us

So you want to do something for Mandela Day this year ... but you can’t take time off on Tuesday 18 July?

Why not spend your Mandela minutes participating in the Tafta Fun Walk on Saturday 15 July in support of Durban’s elderly? At just R20 (2km) or R50 (5km) to enter, it’s an affordable way to support the older members of our community.

Care of the aged was a cause close to Madiba’s heart. And you can make your effort count for even more by bringing along a contribution towards Winter Care Packs for older persons in need. At this time of the year, they particularly appreciate body lotion, Vaseline and lip balm to ward off dry chapped skin – along with soap, deodorant, adult nappies, toothpaste and shampoo.

Get the whole family involved and enjoy a fun morning out together in the fresh air. Easy 2km or 5km route along the beachfront from the Amphitheatre to uShaka Marine World and back. Registration opens at 7am and the walk starts at 8am. Save time by pre-entering online at ROAG.

Nelson Mandela had another favourite quote: “I have always believed that exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind.” So come on, lace up your favourite pair of sneakers and get active with Tafta on Saturday 15 July at the Durban beachfront!

Be sure to share your pictures of the event on social media, using the hashtag #weloveoldpeople. For more information, please contact Ateesha Rampersad on 031 332 3721.

And if you would like to volunteer to spend time with our elderly residents on Mandela Day itself ... or help with repairs and other tasks at our various facilities, please contact Fatima Nzama on 031 332 3721 to make the arrangements.



Fun Walk

Walk for the elderly on Saturday 15 July – and help fill care packs with toiletry items for elderly people in need.

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