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2013

31 October 2013 - A Sad day for the Craft Shop at Iziko Lobomi

 

 

    In the NEWS  

2013

A sad day for the Craft Shop at Iziko Lobomi

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On Thursday morning 31st October 2013 at 10am, a fire caused by a heater, broke out in the Iziko Lobomi craft shop situated at Iziko Lobomi. The craft shop was not occupied at the time and fortunately no one was hurt. However when the Fire Fighters put out the flames it also extinguished the hopes and vision of a local designer and her co-worker (Lynne and Jevas).  The entire  stock and fittings were destroyed by the fiery inferno.

 The shop which  sold, and made on-site, original crafted items and curios was a great attraction to the tourists who visit Iziko Lobomi.  There is no insurance and funding available for repairs is limited. Not only will funds be needed for the reinstatement of the shop with its stock, but funds will also be needed to assist the craft shop owner and her employee with income while the shop is restored.

The HBCCA would like to make an appeal to all our friends and supporters for your help. Should you be able to contribute to this cause by either donations, materials or muscle power please contact the office at Iziko Lobomi on +27 21 790 5827 (9am - 1pm on weekdays).  Monetary contributions can be made directly into our bank account : HBCCA, Standard Bank  Acc. no. 07 1103 627, Branch Code 02 41 09. Please insert: 'Craft Shop Fire' as reference to your deposit. For donations from outside the Republic of South Africa, please click here....

There is no doubt in our minds that God will enable us through the funds available and the generous support of our supporters, to have this shop up and running in no time and to have it ready for the Christmas season in a couple of week's time.

Thank you very much in anticipation!

 

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