Fundraising initiative for Darryn August raises over R400 000

A fundraising initiative was started for Darryn August, a man who was thrown off a moving train while trying to defend a pregnant woman who was being robbed.

Darryn went through a spinal surgery after he sustained a spinal fracture and punctured lungs when he was attacked.

His brother Bernard August says he is making progress and he is already going through therapy.

He says that doctors are yet to determine whether his brother will be able to walk again.

Bernard says there is some sensation in Darren‘s feet and believes his brother will be able to walk again.

Listen to the full conversation below:

We are trying to remain positive by giving him support and the kind of encouragement he needs

Bernard August

The fundraising for Darryn is currently at R409 273 and Bernard says the family is very grateful for the support.

The fund was initiated by August’s cousin Edwin Brooks and a friend, Graeme Kuys - Everest for August.

We are extremely thankful for the support and for the funds that were raised. Thank you to everyone that has donated.

Bernard August

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