CANCER AWARENESS

 

World Cancer Day

The trained WIA volunteers took the time to hand out various pamphlets to passerby and to sit down and attend to those who had further questions/concerns about the disease. The response was very good from the people approached on the street; most of them were interested to listen to the message of awareness that were being passed to them.

 

Breast Cancer Awareness 2021

To raise awareness on breast cancer, the WIA volunteers gave out pink ribbons to pledge their support in the fight against cancer. Women were also pamphlets detailing how to fight against this disease.

 

Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is an annual international day in honor of Nelson Mandela. Although it is celebrated on the 18th of July, the Woman in Action volunteers always make it their mission to help those in need and be a support system to those going through trying times all year around.

 

Soweto Expo

In support of breast cancer awareness month, the WIA volunteers meet annually to raise funds in Soweto through an expo where they sell snacks. all of this is aimed at helping cancer victims. 

 

WIA School Visits

The WIA volunteers visited different schools countywide to raise awareness on breast cancer. They shared tips on how to detect breast cancer and fight against it. They gave flyers with more details and contact numbers in case the pupils needed further assistance.

 

CHOC

The WIA volunteers visited the Childhood Cancer Foundation in Pretoria to show their support to this organisation and they donated a few items to help the children who are affected to fight against cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

 

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