Elvira Rota Village visitors, please note that the R50 Road (Delmas road) is closed due to a sinkhole below. Currently, the only alternative access is from the Bapsfontein side.
Countdown to the launch of the LITTLE EDEN CEO Wheelchair Campaign™
Who would believe that spending a day in a wheelchair could change your life?
Those who’ve done it before!
Influential business representatives from corporates such as Discovery Limited, Multotec, Mixtelematics and Mandete Molefi, who took the challenge last March (Intellectual Disability Awareness month), described it as ‘humbling’, ‘insightful’, ‘profound’, ‘inspiring’ and ‘life-changing’. “LITTLE EDEN residents inspire me every day, they teach us that life goes on” said campaign ambassador and South African Para Olympic rower, Ms Sandra Khumalo.
This is what the Discovery Limited CEO, Adrian Gore, who is participating for the 3rd time had to say:
You’ll find it puts the daily anxieties and frustrations of life into perspective. Because there’s nothing quite like being able to get up and walk away from a wheelchair at the end of the day, to remind you how very fortunate you are!
Especially when you know that this is not an option for most of the 300 special ‘angels’ at LITTLE EDEN. Children like Bright – who has profound intellectual and physical disability – spend all day, every day in a wheelchair. Most lack the strength or ability to propel themselves. They are dependent on others for mobility, and everything else.
As you can imagine the cost of providing 24-hour quality care for 300 special children and adults is enormous, just over R45,7 million for 2019. That’s why we ask for an exceptional donation – R50 000 – to cover your participation in the 3rd Annual LITTLE EDEN CEO Wheelchair Campaign™. Smaller companies and influential individuals may participate with a donation of R30 000. We also ask you to share your wh
eelchair experience to help create awareness of the daily challenges that people with disabilities face.
Are you up for the challenge?
Your company will gain valuable tax and BBBEE benefits and you’ll have the opportunity to be interviewed by Kaya FM. Plus, you’ll contribute to improving the lives of the most vulnerable members of society – children and adults with profound intellectual disability.
Please contact Zai Miller on firstname.lastname@example.org or register online. Then choose any work day during March 2020 to spend your day in a wheelchair and experience this life changing experience for yourself.
One of last year’s participants in the LITTLE EDEN Wheelchair Campaign, the CEO of Mandete Molefi HR Consultants.
Adrian Gore of Discovery Limited tests the accessibility of the tea and coffee making facilities.
Ms Bharti Patel, National Executive Director of the SA Federation for Mental Health.
8 ways to support Little Eden
- Buy our pecan nuts and other products
- Fundraise for us – run a marathon or donate your birthday
- Leave a bequest in your Will
- Make a cash donation – once off or monthly. Even small amounts make a difference