World Cup-winning Springbok rugby captain Siya Kolisi is leading a new team – dozens of mothers who are breastfeeding premature newborn babies at a Cape Town hospital. This, in the wake of the devastating Covid-19 pandemic.

The foundation donated 1 000 face-masks, and these were immediately distributed, just hours later, to the mothers at the hospital.

They want the babies to be safe and not have any more pressure on the moms.

“Whilst the Kolisi Foundation was months from launching with different projects in mind, we couldn’t ignore the seriousness of COVID-19 so began to focus our energy and resources on supporting our frontline workers – supplying sanitisers and reusable masks,” “We are thankful that we have been able to lean on our incredible partners to support the project and will look to partner with other established organisations in the future to guarantee our work is as impactful as possible, addressing hunger and other areas close to our heart.”

Siya Kolisi

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