Sports stars from across South Africa have joined the All in Africa movement to help make a difference in the lives of the less fortunate, while also providing various fans with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of winning unique memorabilia from these athletes.
The All in Africa challenge has been making waves on social media in recent weeks. The likes of World Cup-winning Springboks Siya Kolisi, Handre Pollard, Willie le Roux and Pieter-Steph du Toit donated some of their rugby memorabilia, with Proteas stars AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn also joining the cause.
As a non-profit organisation the movement is pretty simple. People may donate any amount to, in return, get the opportunity of winning some of these memorabilia via a lucky draw.
The more one donates to a specific item, the better one’s chances of winning.
To date more than R85,000 has been raised with Kolisi’s 2019 World Cup-winning rugby boots and jersey, signed by the Springbok captain.
Last week De Villiers accepted the challenge and offered one of his South African T20 jerseys to the challenge, while also nominating Steyn and Faf du Plessis in the process.
On Sunday, Steyn also donated one of his former T20 World Cup tops, which will certainly get people bidding from across the country.
The movement was founded by three students from Stellenbosch University – Stefan Stofberg and brothers Daneel and Stefan Steinmann – who have taken up president Cyril Ramaphosa’s call to make a difference during this Covid-19 pandemic.
All proceeds raised will eventually be donated across the Hillsong Africa Foundation, Kolisi Foundation, Hanna Charity & Empowerment Foundation, Kunye Feed SA initiative and Hey! Help! A light in the World Foundation.
‘We want to help those in need, that are not well, by doing good, 100 % of proceeds will be donated to NPO’s with a specific aim at getting food parcels out to those who so desperately need them. My mom runs an NPO, HEY! who was our first partner and the list includes the Kolisi Foundation, FEED SA, Hannah foundation and HAF,’ said Daneel Steinmann, who is a postgraduate student at Maties.
‘I told my brother and Stefan let’s see if we can make some sort of a difference and we thought it could have quite a huge influence on social media with people challenging each other.
‘The challenge will allow these stars to challenge other influencers or celebrities to do the same, by being ALL in for Africa’ he added.
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