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Y Section Disaster Response


Location: Y Section, Khayelitsha, Cape Town - June 2015 Project Type: Disaster Response Project Description: In June 2015, a fire was accidentally sparked in the Y Section of Khayelitsha.  This area lacks formal electrical connections, and the fire was most likely caused by the dangerous fuel sources that residents are forced to rely upon, such as parrafin and candles.  The ... Read More


Disaster Response Mga


Sheffield Road, Philippi, Cape Town - 2015 Project Type: Disaster Response Project Description: Zolisile Mga, resident of the Sheffield Road Informal Settlement in Philippi township, lost his home to an electrical fire.  Likely caused by a bad connection, the fire burned his house down.  Mobilizing our Disaster Response Team, Ikhayalami constructed walls for his new, 3.3m x 6m home.  The roof ... Read More


Loan Finance Upgrade Nstume


Date: 25 June 2015 Area Name: Philippi  Settlement Name: Sheffield Road Head of household: Thembisa Nstume   Size of new upgraded shack: 18 sqm   Resourced by: Ikhayalami Loan Finance Repayment by: Thembisa Nstume     Read More


Lusanda Creche


Location: Samora Machel Settlement, Philippi, Cape Town - May 2015  Project Type: Creche Upgrading Project Description: Prior to our engagement at Lusanda, the creche was in a very small structure that was leaking and unsafe.  The harsh rains of Cape Town’s winters caused frequently flooding in the space.  In collaboration with Catholic Welfare and Development, Ikhayalami built a completely new structure for ... Read More



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