On the 11 of March the Executive Mayor, Herman Mashaba and MMC for housing, Meshack Van Wyk handed over RDP houses to beneficiaries at Diepsloot Extension 1.
The beneficiaries have been waiting for their RDP houses for close to 20 years.
The first beneficiary was Mrs Julia Dankie who has been living in a shack since 1992 and registered for RDP house in 1996.
The second beneficiary was Mrs Betty Kunene who has been living in a 1 room shack with 4 children & husband. She has been in the waiting list since 2000.
The Mayor said ”This punishing job can also be rewarding. Making a small difference in someone’s life. Thank you the Multi-Party government for giving me this extraordinary opportunity to serve my city and its citizens”.