Star College learners humbled by sharing

Star College learners, Nkosingiphile Mkhombe , Mandlenkosi Zama, Kamran Subramanien, Siyabonga Hlubi, Sthembiso Mhlungu, Sage Naidoo, Sara Hayden (Star College PA) with local residents.

STAR College Grade 9B community learners, accompanied by their teacher, Ahmet Pak and the school’s PA, Sara Hayden, visited the local residents of Clermont recently to hand out food parcels to the poor.

Star College had a food drive for the month of June, collecting as many sustainable foods as possible to help community members from disadvantaged areas.

The day was an emotional one as it humbled the learners and staff who noticed there are so many people in need. Star College hopes that in some small way, it has impacted lives.

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Learner, Kamran Subramanien, said: “It was a truly humbling experience. The residents of Clermont showed much gratitude and were extremely thankful to us. It was fulfilling to see the happy smiles on their faces and to hear their cheerful song of thanks when we were leaving.

“Star College initiated this drive last year, and it made such an impact on the learners and the communities they visited, they have done it again. In total, 770 food parcels were collected and distributed to areas such as KwaDabeka, Umlazi and Mariannhill in June. Star College thanked learners and parents for helping.

 

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Deshni Ramkissoon-Pillay
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