In Our Voice, we share our clients' poetry and stories, and aim to respond regularly to items in the news that concern gender-based violence and to keep our readers up-to-date with our own news and campaigns.
Keeping our doors open
Following the wonderful media response to the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children’s funding crisis, we are offering an update on the funding situation and thanking all of you – the public, schools, religious institutions, corporates, and the media – for your generous response.
Youth Day 2012
Many, many thanks to the ANC Robert Waterwitch Thornhill Branch for celebrating Youth day with us at the Saartjie Baartman Centre - and donating R50 000 worth of food for the women and children living at the Centre. Special thanks to Majid Mauser and Khalied Sayed for organising the braai, donations, fun and games!
Help still needed
Please continue to help us in our essential work for the many vulnerable women at the centre. Follow this link for a video clip explaining more.
Saartjie Baartman Centre faces closure
Amazing community response!
Read some of the stories of what people are doing in support of SBC.
The Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture - general trauma counselling.
How You Can Help
There are many ways you can help the Centre with its work.
You can make a financial donation.
You can make a material donation.
You can donate your time, as a volunteer.
You can make a donation through Greater Good SA
You can donate by applying for a MY VILLAGE CARD (we are listed under The Saartjie Baartman Centre)
Read more about how you can help.
Facilities for Hire
The following are available: Tables and chairs (Main Hall: 120 seats; Boardroom: 20 seats; Blue Room: 100 seats); Television monitor and Video/DVD player in both halls; Overhead projectors; Flipchart stands.