Sponsor: GSK Pharmaceuticals
On the 1st of October 2009 40 volunteers from GSK Pharmaceuticals rallied together under the leadership of NEWKIDZ to revamp this EduCare and bring it up to the standard that it deserves. This project was chosen primarily because of the dedication of its staff and the seeds they plant into the youth of Mfuleni.
There was a lot of work that needed to be accomplished by the end of the day so as soon as the briefing was over and a light breakfast, arranged by Fedics, was swallowed, the GSK staff lost no time to get started.
The staff members were divided into teams. Each team received their job card and the necessary materials. The job card had time slot markings to ensure that all the team could pace themselves throughout the day. Each time they reached a time slot, they had to blow the vuvuzela.
Despite the hot and windy Mfuleni weather, the transformation included: