Biker on drive to help vulnerable kids

ON A MISSION: Marius Bosch bids farewell to the JJ Haven's children. Picture: ALMARIE LUTTIG
ON A MISSION: Marius Bosch bids farewell to the JJ Haven’s children. Picture: ALMARIE LUTTIG

HOPE in the form of an adventurer on a motorbike has come to the Jehovah Jireh Haven based in Alexandria.

When Marius Bosch first visited the JJ Haven in December last year, he was touched by what it was doing for the children living there. JJ Haven is a place of safety for vulnerable, abused and orphaned children.

Raising awareness as well as funds for the haven, Bosch’s latest adventure – which began last Thursday – is expected to take two months over a distance of 17000km. He is travelling to Bostwana, Zambia, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Malawi and lastly Zimbabwe, where he is meeting up with bikers from Musina for a fundraiser.

JJ Haven treasurer Fiona Going said some of the children at the home were “brought in by police who have taken them away from abusive and dysfunctional homes”.

“Some of the children living here suffer from HIV/Aids, TB and foetal alcohol syndrome,” Going said – Nomazima Nkosi

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