Rose Wessels Story

Lovely Pietermaritzburg resident, Rose Wessels, has turned a craft into a heartwarming cause. She buys her wool, crochets blankets and then gives them to her daughter to distribute to charities. Rose has passed on well over 100 of her creations over the past two years. 

The Ashley Village in Pinetown received a donation of her blanket creations in time for the chilly winter nights and are loved among the residents.

Ashley Village provides serviced accommodation for quadriplegics and paraplegics who require an accessible living space and facilities.

Her donation is kindly appreciated by the Ashley Village community.

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