Tshepo Community Development Initiative, at a glance

Tshepo Community Development Initiative, at a glance

Tshepo CDI is an NGO supported by a fraternal of churches in the Northcliff area of Johannesburg. The aim of Tshepo CDI is to address social problems in our direct community, to alleviate the cycle of poverty.  The four main areas that Tshepo CDI serve –  Youth...
Madiba Day 2020

Madiba Day 2020

On a sunny winter’s day in Johannesburg a team from Tshepo Community Development Initiative sets out.  Armed with masks, hand sanitiser, homemade soup, beanies and blankets they set out to serve those who are living on the street during this trying time.  The team, on...
Yielding readers

Yielding readers

Yielding readers Yield Coffee Bar in 8th street Linden, is a favourite in the neighbourhood. An escape on days when lockdown becomes overwhelming…  A corner of this beloved coffee shop is dedicated to a book shelf, a book exchange: an initiative by Tshepo...
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...
Partnership for Impact in Windsor

Partnership for Impact in Windsor

Gavin is deep in conversation with a kid when I walk in. My eye catches the star-covered display on the right. Gavin, or more fondly known as Uncle Tin-Tin and his wife, Esther (Auntie Chockie) partnered with Tshepo to run the Windsor Aftercare in April this year. The...