[UPDATE] Kind-hearted listeners ensure murdered security guard receives burial

35-year-old Ernest Kanzi had come from the Eastern Cape to make a living to support his family. He found work as a security guard, hired by the School Governing Body at Woodlands Primary School.

Last Sunday he was stabbed to death on the school premises.

His family could not afford to transport his body back home for burial and his sister-in-law Nikelwa Tshonepi. and her long-time employer Mark Van Wijk asked listeners for help.

Read: Help family of murdered security guard lay him to rest

CapeTalkers stepped up helping to raise R4000 last week.

One man has now enabled the full costs to be covered.

Also Read: CapeTalkers help with funeral costs of murdered security guard

Ernest Kanzi's family is able to take his body back to the Eastern Cape thanks to the generosity of Clint Beech and others.

Beech Financial Solutions owner Clint Beech talks to Kieno Kammies about hearing the story on CapeTalk and deciding to help.

I was really moved by this story.

Clint Beech, Owner - Beech Financial Solutions

He says he realised the money raised would not be enough.

Being in this business, R4000 is not nearly enough to give a dignified funeral, not even take their body up to the Eastern Cape,

Clint Beech, Owner - Beech Financial Solutions

Clint involved his servicing partner, FMS Marketing Solutions, and explained the situation.

Within 5 minutes they called me back to says Clint just let us know when and where we need to render the service and they agreed to assist and partner with me.

Clint Beech, Owner - Beech Financial Solutions

On Thursday morning Ernest Kanzi's body will be transported back to a funeral home in the Eastern Cape including an accompanying family member.

So they can continue with a dignified funeral.

Clint Beech, Owner - Beech Financial Solutions

Listen to the inspirational interview below:


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[UPDATE] CapeTalkers help with funeral costs of murdered security guard

[UPDATE] CapeTalkers help with funeral costs of murdered security guard

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Help family of murdered security guard lay him to rest

Help family of murdered security guard lay him to rest

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