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Senior citizens participating in Golden Games

By Maanda Mulaudzi

MEC for Social Development, Mrs. Happy Mashamba encourages senior citizens  to live  active and healthy lifestyle by participating in sporting activities. She said this during the event of the Provincial Golden Games and Launch of Social Development Month which was held at Thohoyandou Stadium on 07th October 2015.

 

She said that the  month of October was set aside for her Department  to commemorate Social Development Month. The activities of the month was aimed to place on government’s provision of comprehensive social security and social relief of distress, including income support and a safety net for the destitute.

The day was also about older persons taking part in sporting activities for their own health and longevity. Team Limpopo will represent the Province in the Northern Cape later this year. The Limpopo senior citizens competed on sporting codes like soccer, Athletic etc.