COVID-19 RESPONSE

COVID-19 RESPONSE

Tshepo is taking hands with local government and other organisations to assist the vulnerable during the COVID-19 lockdown. In addition to providing food parcels to vulenrable families we are opening our doors to act as an overflow emergency shelter. If you would like...
Reconciled, off the streets and dignity restored

Reconciled, off the streets and dignity restored

Simon* has been attending the Tshepo soup kitchen for a long time, some times as a regular, other times missing for months before we saw him again. He expressed an interest in applying for an ID and Sassa card, which our social worker, Theki, assisted him with. He had...
Golf with a purpose

Golf with a purpose

The annual Tshepo CDI fund raiser took place on Thursday, 30 May 2019 at the Randpark Golf club, on the Firethorn golf course.  The yearly event aims to serve as fund raiser for Tshepo Community Development Initiative and server as our biggest fund raiser each year....
The Women I Know

The Women I Know

In keeping with International Women’s Day that was celebrated at the beginning of the month, I’d like to tell you about the women I know…
 
The Social worker who day after day comes into work smiling. Her job is to help those disregarded by society, put their lives back together.
The friend who moved to Cape Town to start a new life, after being cheated on and basically thrown from her house.

#FirstWorldProblems

#FirstWorldProblems

Our lives come to a standstill with load shedding: phones die, no wifi, no traffic lights working, we buy dinner – because, cold food. And we make sure everyone knows we have load shedding.
 
Life becomes difficult.
Last week, Japie Krige, the Manager at Tshepo Community Development Initiative spoke on RSG (100 – 104FM) about being homeless: at Tshepo we service and help the homeless community to incorporate into life, again. Or for many, for the first time.