DA to brief media on steps against Social Development withholding funds from NGOs

Media Advisory:

On Monday, 24 August 2015, the DA Shadow Deputy Minister of Social Development, Lindy Wilson MP will address the media on the Limpopo Social Development Department withholding funds from NGOs in the province, causing many to face immediate closure.

The Department’s has stopped paying subsidies to old age homes for more than three terms and many of them are dysfunctional, and are now forced to shut and leave elder persons homeless.

The DA will outline the action steps that will be taken to hold MEC Joyce Mashamba accountable for the non payment of subsidies to these NGO’s across the province.

Date: Monday, 24 August 2015

Time: 10H00

Venue: 19b Hans Van Rensburg Street opposite LEDET , Polokwane

There will be an opportunity for photographs and interviews.