The University of Kwa-Zulu Natal students, Kaylin Moodley and Raeesah Sahib, who were doing their community block at GJ Crookes Hospital conducted their community-based rehabilitation project at APD (Action for people with Disability in Malangeni.
The students focused their project on physical activities arts and culture, and social inclusion by using items, such as bats and balls, tennis balls, cones, basket balls, seeds, rakes, knitting needles, wool, cotton and four black bags of beads, sponsored by Shamim Khan Physiotherapy.
The Moodley family of Chatsworth donated hoola-hoops, soccer balls, fabric, bonding, and a large spade.
The activities were targeted at improving balance, coordination, endurance, social inclusion and lifelong learning. The students implemented their project on August 18, and the day was a success.
From educating on posture and exercises, to fun-filled sport and recreation, the indoor knitting of scarves and hats with the resources provided to them by the generous sponsors, as well as the beading of necklaces and bracelets, the members of APD Malangeni thoroughly enjoyed themselves and appreciated the students efforts.