KZN Residents Can Get Meals At These Locations


After affected schools in KwaZulu-Natal were closed this week, many learners will now not have access to food that is provided at schools through the National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP).



Non-Profit Organisation, Meals On Wheels said they are committed to providing food to vulnerable citizens during this trying time.  

They said, “As a non-profit organisation that specialises (but not limited to), in providing meals to the destitute, we believe that hunger is the extreme materialisation of poverty and human deprivation, therefore mitigation of this, especially during this tragic disaster is vital. Food must be the least of things that the residents worry about especially at a time like this”.

Residents Can Collect Meals From These Locations  

  • Chatsworth Meals on Wheels
  • Chesterville Meals on Wheels
  • Durban Meals on Wheels
  • HarambeMeals on Wheels
  • Marburg Haven Meals on Wheels
  • Wentworth Meals on Wheels
  • Anerley ServiceCentre

Meals On Wheels have also called on members of the public to make donations and help their fellow citizens in this time of need.

Donations Drop-Off Points

  • The offices in Cornubia,
  • Anerley Service Centre,
  • Marburg Haven,
  • Durban Meals on Wheels,
  • Chatsworth Meals on Wheels
  • I love my Coffee restaurant

Despite the closure of schools in KwaZulu-Natal , the Department of Basic Education (DBE) is calling on schools in other provinces to keep distributing food to learners.

DBE spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga said that open schools must still continue to distribute these crucial meals to students.

He said, “The heavy rains in KZN are causing damage. Please be careful. Elsewhere in the country please ensure we continue as usual”.

The NSNP aims to increase the learning capabilities of learners by providing healthy meals at schools. These meals are distributed at Primary and Secondary Schools.





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