Project Description

The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11, 2020, declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic.

GUD raised their hand to the call to help communities in fighting the spread of the covid-19, by building mobile hand wash units and distributed them around the country.

GUD as a global leader in manufacturing and distribution of automotive products prides itself as company that cares for its employees, customers, partners and its stakeholders.

The project aimed to assist or intervene to those areas with the following challenges:

  • Water shortages/problems
  • Rural schools & clinics
  • Township schools & clinics
  • Taxi Ranks
  • Lack of information about covid-19

GUD built 100 mobile hand wash units and distribute as follows

Eastern Cape Province

25  mobile hand wash units were donated across six municipalities namely;

BENEFICIARY NAME AREA UNITS DELIVERED
Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality East London 5
OR Tambo District Municipality Mthatha & Tsolo 5
Alfred Nzo District Municipality Flagstaff & Kokstad 5
Chris Hani District Municipality Queenstown 5
Joe Qgabi District Municipality Aliwal North 5
Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality PE 5
TOTAL EASTERN CAPE 25

Free State Province

15 units have been distributed.

BENEFICIARY NAME AREA UNITS DELIVERED
Tabang Clinic QwaQwa 1
Dinkweng Clinic QwaQwa 1
Tshepong Clinic Kroonstad 1
Motswela Seconadry School Kroonstad 1
Cedar Secondary School Sasolburg 1
Furanani Community Centre Edenburg 1
Jaggersfontein Community Centre Jaggersfontein 1
Philippolis Nutrition Centre Philippolis 1
Bolokanang Soup Kitchen Petrusberg 1
Marantha Clinic Brandfort 1
Matshediso Intermediate School Brandfort 1
Batho Clinic Bloemfontein 1
MUCPP Clinic Bloemfontein 1
Rouxville CNDC Rouxville 1
Luckhoff CNDC Luckhoff 1
TOTAL FREE STATE 15

Gauteng Province

A total of 16 units were distributed across the five districts – City of Johannesburg, East Rand, West Rand, The Vaal and Tshwane

 BENEFICIARY NAME AREA UNITS DELIVERED
Fundulwazi Secondary school Sebokeng Zone 8 1
Qedilizwe secondary school Sebokeng Zone 7 1
Vuwani High School Soweto 2
Tsakane Ext8 Secondary School Tsakane 1
Dukathole Disabled School Katlehong 1
Senaoane Secondary School Soweto 1
Hlabangani Primary School Soweto 1
Madiba Comprehensive Sec School Kagiso 2
Thutholefa Secondary School Krugersdorp 1
S.G. Mafaesa Secondary School Kagiso 1
Lesiba Secondary School Daveyton 1
Dan Kubheka Clinic Kingsway 1
Khombindlela Primary School Tsakane 1
Iphahamiseng Primary School Duduza 1
TOTAL GAUTENG 16

Kwa-Zulu Natal Province

38 mobile hand wash units were distributed among the sixteen regions namely; uGu, Ningizimu1, Ningizimu 2, Durban Central, Greater North, Durban West, Harry Gwala, Ilembe, King Cetshwayo, uMkhanyakude, uMthonjaneni, Zululand, Amajuba, uThukela, uMzinyathi and uMgungundlovu.

 BENEFICIARY NAME AREA UNITS DELIVERED
Kwa-Santi Secondary Kwasanti 2
Evukela Primary School Kranskop 2
Mcothoyi High School Mgababa 2
Mpophomeni High School Mphophomeni 2
Nsikayethu High School PMB Embali 2
SANTACO Ugu Region Portshepston 1
Vukelani Special School Umzimkhulu 2
Umzimkhulu special Umzimkhulu 2
SANTACO Durban South and Ningizimu 2Region Pine Town & Chasword 2
Mjele high Tongaat 2
SANTACO Greather North Region & Durban central Greater North & central 2
Bhekinkosi Combine School Hluhluwe 2
Nsombosi High School Hluhluwe 2
Nkundusi Clinic Hlabisa 1
SANTACO Herry Gwala Region Ixhombo 2
Sahlumbe High School Umnambithi 2
Mbango Primary School Weenan 2
Thuthukani Primary School Ladysmith 2
Shembe primary Inanda 1
Thafamase Clinic Ndwedwe 1
Ngungwini High School Matabetulu 2
TOTAL KWA-ZULU NATAL 38

All the beneficiaries expressed their heartfelt gratitude of such a gesture from GUD and its partners. Most confirmed that the mobile hand wash unit came in handy as it does not require any electrical connection. Schools were very happy about the units especially with the various grades returning to on a phased approach. GUD received an applaud for their innovative solution in the fight against covid-19.

We are proud to be associated with GUD as a long term partner.