Donate Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
PE WaterWise Instructor Marcus Oshry visited Walmer High School last month. Walmer HS is one of the bigger schools in PE's Walmer Township. This is his report:'I had an eye opening encounter while I was there, as the township has been very vocal about the local municipality, and there are constantly tires burning and protesting at the entrance to the township. This is where the school is located. I took a chance by going to the school but I went anyway. I managed to pick a week when it was quiet, but what opened my eyes was when I was waiting for the principal to see me on the first day. He came flying into the quad with another teacher, dragging a boy by the scruff of his neck shouting and going crazy. They emptied the boys pockets and school-bag out in front of everyone and out fell bags and bags of drugs. I believe it was Tik.When it comes to teaching Water Safety one must remember that there are so many other problems out there in these communities ... such as drug abuse, rape, drinking, as well as drowning which is the piece of the puzzle that we are trying to fill.The kids of these townships need serious help in all facets of life and I am glad that Sea Rescue's WaterWise Academy is able to help in one of these …WaterWise is proudly sponsored by TNPA.WaterWise WaterWise's Marcus Oshry.
Share
Next Article

Coxswain course under way:

Read More

You may also like

Smitswinkel Bay
SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 28 September 2021

NSRI appeal to the public to be cautious around seals and sea animals in general:

NSRI are appealing to spearfishermen, divers, paddlers, bathers and surfers to be cautious around seals and in particular around Leopad seals. ...

Richards bay harbour
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 28 September 2021

Richards Bay – Fisherman injured after falling down Dolosse

At 08h00, Monday, 27 September, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated following reports of an angler, a local adult fisherman, who had slipped between dolosse while fishing from the South Breakwater at the Port of Richards Bay and he ...

Hartbees Rescue
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 28 September 2021

Hartbeespoort Dam – Female deceased in a car accident:

At 20h59, Monday, 27 September, NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from the SA Police Services responding to reports of a vehicle gone over the edge of the Hartbeespoort Dam wall with persons reportedly ...