Kia, a brand not only known for their value for money vehicles but also their kindheartedness and generosity has once again added reached out into the community. Dr. Imtiaz Sooliman, founder of Gift of the Givers Foundation, has been gifted with a new Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi EX AWD. This will help Dr. Sooliman with travelling and assisting where necessary on humanitarian missions.
“Gift of the Givers has become synonymous with supporting at risk communities in times of crisis, and as a first responder in many such instances, it’s critical for the organisation to have fast, efficient and reliable vehicles at their disposal,” comments Gary Scott, CEO, Kia South Africa. “Kia is happy that it can provide just such a vehicle to its founder, Dr Sooliman, in the Kia Sportage.”
As the biggest African disaster response NGO, Gift of the Givers strives to instil optimism and self-respect within the exposed. The NGO concentrates on response, hunger mitigation, water provision, healthcare, education and social upliftment. They believe that everyone that requires aid, no matter their colour or creed, should be given this vital assistance. The Gift of the Givers was started in 1992 and since then they have been devoted to support and have done so in more than 43 countries which can be valued at around R3.2-billion.
“Gift of the Givers deeply appreciates the generosity of Kia South Africa and Motus at a time when vehicle sales and company income have been adversely affected by Covid-19 and the lockdown,” said Dr. Sooliman. “The Kia Sportage is the 5th vehicle donated by the group in a one year period to significantly enhance our logistics capability nationwide. These brand new vehicles have added value to our fleet, saving us costs on vehicle maintenance and repairs. No amount of thanks can convey our gratitude for this unbridled generosity in assisting Gift of the Givers perform humanitarian service to all in need unconditionally.”