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Ntuthuko Makhathini and Refeloa Zililo from Sail AfricaOur Yazi Ngamanzi WaterWise Instructors, Eoudia Erasmus and Slindile Mthethwa, are in Durban showing our water safety partners from Sail Africa how to teach water safety to children.There are nine students on the Yazi Ngamanzi course who will soon be out in the disadvantaged communities teaching learners how to be safe in or near water, how to help someone who is in difficulty while remaining safe yourself, who to call for help and how to do HandsOn CPR.It is estimated that 600 children die by drowning in South Africa each year - that is 18 buses full of children ! Refeloa Zililo and Ntuthuko Makhathini doing CPR watched by WaterWise's Slindile Mthethwa
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