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Radio 786 ‘Toy for joy drive”

February 8, 2016

Thank you to Radio 786 for the donations for our crèche and children’s therapy play room! See photographs below:

Debonairs donates to Centre

February 8, 2016

We are very grateful to Debonairs for the donation we received today! Debonairs donated 8 bags of nachos, 8 bags of cheese and 22 flat breads. Thank you for considering our residents!

16 Days of Activism against violence

February 8, 2016

The 16 Days of Activism against Women and Child Violence has been a very busy period for the Saartjie Baartman Centre. It is always good to see that whilst we are involved in various activities speaking out against violence, many enjoy coming to our Centre to honour and to assist our residents, to encourage them and to share gifts with them. Below

Air Your Dirty Laundry 2015

February 8, 2016

We hosted our annual Air Your Dirty Laundry event, which culminated in hundreds of t-shirts with powerful messages speaking out against violence being hung-up on makeshift washing lines. More than 400 children from Manenberg and the surrounding areas, together with representatives from the South African Police force, the Ottery Fire Department and Melomed Ambulance Services,

SBC residents speaks out about their needs

February 8, 2016

On Friday 27th November 2015, the Saartjie Baartman Centre was visited by Denise Robinson, from the Democratic Alliance MP and Nomsa Tarabella Marchesi MP, the Shadow Minister of Women in the Presidency. The residents at the Centre were consulted with regarding their needs and concerns. The resdients appeared to appreciate the visit, being given the opportunity to

AGM 2015

February 8, 2016

Last night we had our AGM for the year of 2015, Moroccan style! It was a lovely event and we are very grateful to all of our donors and volunteers for enabling us to do what we do through all your support. Thank you to the chef and to his team for the delicious food.

Khuseleka Model Launch

February 8, 2016

A big day for all at the Saartjie Baartman Centre! We launched the Khuseleka Model, a partnership with The Department of Social Development, Victim Empowerment Programme, the Saartjie Baartman Centre, the South African Police Services, the Hawks, the National Prosecuting Authority, the South Africa Social Security Agency, Business Against Crime, the Western Cape Departments of

Women’s Day

February 8, 2016

This Women’s Day, the Saartjie Baartman Centre’s women not only had great fun but we were also privileged to be celebrated by others. The day started with some of our residents accompanying a staff member to the bollywood fitness fundraiser, where Veena Sukha, a Bolloywood dance instructor, had organized a dance event to raise funds for

Redisa creates an edible garden for the Centre

February 8, 2016

We are very excited to share about our vegetable and herb garden, created for us very beautifully by Resida. Redisa had been working on the garden for a period of 2-3 weeks, ensuring a very creatvie outcome. Some of the boys living in our shelter seems to have found great enjoyment, helping them with the planting