Police members went an extra mile and display a sense of caring to a needy family #CommunityOutreach #ServingOurCommunities MPUMALANGA - On Sunday, 28 June 2020, Sergeants Mabitjie Mampa, Patricia Nomsa Sindane, Constable Sandile Msibi as well as Constable Tebogo Masango made the police in Mpumalanga, particularly the Phola Police
Station proud when they donated much needed household goods to a needy family of five who live in an appalling conditions.
These Good Samaritans a nd agents of change were compelled to go an extra mile when they saw the family, were touched and resolved in their hearts to help the family.
The family had no decent furniture and the situation demanded them to act beyond what they are paid for.
The journey began when they responded to a complaint at Bhodli Section in Phola where upon arrival, they found a 61-year-old woman with disabilities of being deaf and her daughter who is visually impaired.
The old woman also lives with three grandchildren who are fully dependant on her.
Sergeant Mampa and the team
were overwhelmed by the situation which ignited a spirit of compassion in them to a point where they immediately took a decision to go beyond the call of duty and mobilised stakeholders to donate furniture to the pensioner.
These members, managed to get people who agreed to assist the family.
Mr Ben Zwane and Mr Wander Mashiane of Sinawe Security Services came to the rescue and donated two new beds, one kitchen unit, three blankets, one comforter, four mat carpets as well as four pillows.
Sergeant Mampa's team continued with their mission and handed over the gifts to the family who could not hold back their joy as they received the donated items.
The elderly woman was filled with joy and thanked the police for their generosity.
She also extended her warm appreciation to Sinawe Security Services.
The old woman had never thought in her life that police officers could have such caring hearts.