In celebration of its 21st anniversary last year, the MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet community loyalty programme launched the ‘21 years of Giving Back’ campaign with R2.1 million to give away to 21 causes. Supporters were invited to nominate any South African charitable organisation or school that matters to them. This has enabled 21 charities and schools across the country to each win a cash donation of R100 000 and the Mdzananda Animal Clinic is one of them!
The ‘21 Years
Every year on the 18th of July, International Mandela day calls people across the world to take 67 minutes out of their day to make the world a better place. This year, the Mdzananda Animal Clinic in Khayelitsha will be hosting its sixth annual Kennel Building events in honour of Mandela Day. To cater for both the public and work groups, two events will be hosted. A public kennel building day will take place on Saturday the 20th of July and a corporate kennel building day on
Mdzananda has been caring for injured, sick and abused pets for the last 23 years. On Monday the 20th of May the Clinic experienced a very difficult challenge. Our NPO clinic, built to be a veterinary hospital, had 37 stray dogs at our facility - we can only cater for a maximum of 15 stray dogs at a time. Being over-capacity by 250%, with twenty two dogs more than we could cater for, we had to consider putting these animals to sleep. As we have never had to put an animal to