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PEP assists Early Childhood Development Center (ECD) in Vukuzenzele with Planning Permission
September, 2017 Uncategorized
By Sinazo Mqalo: 11 September 2017 Skills learnt during early childhood development are arguably the most valuable skills one will learn throughout their life. The people we are today are shaped by our contact and experience as infants. Children learn from what they see around them, and much of ...
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Furniture & home building for child headed households
August, 2017 Uncategorized
By Dustin James Mason on behalf of People’s Environmental Planning: August 10  2017                   Children all over the country face many of the same issues; homework, chores, looking after younger siblings etc. but for many children living in Khayelitsha and other ...
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Hundreds of thousands of homeowners do not have title deeds
image June, 2017 Uncategorized
By Noah Schermbrucker, Victoria Mdzanga and Christine Botha 6 June 2017 In Tsime Street, Vukuzenzele, 31 happy faces are peeking through the window of a bright red house which is currently registered with the Western Cape Government as Imizamoyethu Educare Crèche. Nomakhaya, the owner, takes pride in caring for ...
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Water Saving Through Subsidy Housing Construction
image April, 2017 Housing
Opinion piece by Christine Botha on behalf of People’s Environmental Planning Days of water left:100 Last month of water supply: June Current useable water in our dams in the Western Cape: 17,3% In the light of the current drought The City of Cape Town has urged residents to reduce ...
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The Successes and Challenges of working in the context of an In-situ Upgrade: An Architect’s Perspective.
March, 2017 Uncategorized
By Claire de Trevou on behalf of People’s Environmental Planning: Phola park is a dense informal settlement situated on City of Cape Town land in Philippi East, 20 km from the Cape Town CBD. The settlement is located just behind the Philippi Village – ‘an entrepreneurial development with a social impact’ ...
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