Photos - Masiphumelele fire

In May 2011 a fire swept through the township of Masiphumelele (the community about 200 yards from our home).

Over 1500 shacks were completely destroyed leaving 5000 people with nothing but the clothes on their backs. Three people lost their lives. We have had numerous friends lose everything including kids that Karl coaches, Sisterhood of Success women, Jensen’s teacher aid, and others we have met while here. Read the journal updates...


Photo courtesy of Noah Kaye (All Nations team member who works in Masi)
Karl serving in the soup kitchen the night of the fire

Big blankets donated from the government
(with about the softness of a floor mat)


Karl getting ready to hand out blankets
Passing out blankets
Fire victims being served

Big tins of the soup (donated by the government) -
We served this in Masi and then brought some to Africa House where some fire victims were staying

Soup's Up!
Taking donations to fire victims


Transporting donated mattresses going to fire victims
Some men from Masi rebuilding their
home from partially burned materials
Bags of All Nations donated clothes in the back of the truck
Loaded up!


All Nations team Rebuilding Shacks After the Fire

Photos courtesy of Talisa Jane McMillan






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