“Ngiyambongela umngani [I’m happy for my friend] because this is what we want for the children of Diepsloot, as we are lacking resources” expressed Delisile Sibande. Whilst a volunteer shared that an, “excellent job has been done and the nobility of the act is beautiful.” Happy Day Care Centre was established by Mam’Abigaile Ramatsitsi in

A lesson from Diepsloot

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 by

Thandi* is 20 years old, unemployed and a single mother of two. She does not have an ID book so cannot apply for a child grant. She has to sell her body to make money and goes from one boyfriend to another to ensure that she and her children have a place to stay. Thandi’s

JAM SA has come to the aid of the families left homeless after their shacks in Diepsloot were destroyed in a fire last week. Robert Muaudzi, spokesperson for the Johannesburg emergency service confirmed to News24 that the fire was caused by a paraffin stove which exploded. 15 shacks were completely destroyed. “I was sleeping and