Mass iftaar

Heideveld Primary School hosts a mass iftaar.

Heideveld Primary School hosted a mass iftaar (breaking of the fast) every Saturday and Sunday during the month of Ramadaan, during which at least 1 200 people were fed every weekend. The initiative was started by teacher Sumayah Abrahams and her family, and is now in its fifth year. Ms Abrahams said they source help from family, friends, and the school supports it as well. This year, they were also able to distribute 200 sandwiches, doughnuts and party packets at four other schools.