Durban - Already R400 000 has been raised for triathlete Mhlengi Gwala who was allegedly attacked by three men who then tried to saw off his legs while he was cycling in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Gwala now needs R100 000 to reach the R500 000 mark needed for all his medical expenses.
People from across the world have donated Rands and US dollars after JP Valverde shared Gwala’s story on fundraising website www.backabuddy.co.za “to raise funds to support him with all his medical expenses, transportation, bike replacement and rehabilitation costs” said Valverde.
Among those who have donated, some have opted to remain anonymous while others have shared their identities.
Moreover, people have shared their messages of support along with their donations.