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Staff and students (Local Student Representative Council and House Committee Members) from Mandela University, George Campus, supported the annual disability awareness event hosted by the Garden Route Mall on Friday, 10 May. 


The event, which is co-ordinated by the George Municipality, saw 437 learners from 14 primary schools in George and surrounding areas participating in a wheelchair sporting event (wheelchair games) aimed at raising awareness about the mobility challenges that many persons with disabilities face on a daily basis. While the team from Nelson Mandela University, George Campus assisted with various tasks to contribute to the success of the awareness event, they also put their wheelchair skills to the test during the friendly competition.

Some members of the Mandela University (George Campus) team who participated in the disability awareness  event at Garden Route Mall on 10 May  is featured here with Ms Noxolo Nombembe (standing in the middle) of the Student Affairs Department.  In front are (f.t.t.r.)  students Sipelele Mlonjeni , Afikile Wazini, Thembelihle Konto and Avela Lukani; and standing (f.l.t.r.) Lwandisa Ntwashu (staff), Philile Dladla, Yanela Nhlumayo, Asisipho Malawana, Theo Barnes (Staff), Noxolo Nombembe (staff),  Karabo Yeki, Linamandla Petse, Brian Bless, Phamela Gunya, Lukhanyo Makinana, Obi Oduchukwu and Abulele Sixonxo.

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Ms Alet van Tonder
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Tel: 27 44 801 5098