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Record number of Cold Front Sleeping Sites set up for the homeless

VRCID Field Worker Allistair Scholtz with Sleeping Site visitor Paulina Silver.   Last month, a homeless individual living on the street in Kuils River died from exposure to Cape Town’s bitterly cold temperatures. “We’re living in the 21st century – we cannot let this happen. This is why Cold Front Sleeping Sites exist,” comments Ilse […]

Love wins at Safe Space shelter

From left to right: VRCID Field Worker Tonio Gantana, Monica Ramsbottom and Dirk Engelbrecht. Back row – left to right: UWC OT students Kristy and Chelin Boltney. Front row – left to right: Safe Space Manager Edmund Martis, UWC OT student Jabulile Ndlovu, VRCID Field Worker Veronica Geduld, MES’s Head of Logistics and Administration Glenda […]

Our new field worker Tonio is proud to make a difference

With the growing number of homeless and vulnerable people in Bellville and Parow, social development and upliftment remain a priority for our team – especially since the COVID-19 crisis. We are excited to announce that we have a newly-appointed field worker, Tonio Gantana, who will work together with our field workers Allistair Scholtz and Veronica […]

Mr. Mullins: VRCID’s star cleaner

Many who live and work around the Radio Tygerberg 104FM area here in Parow will know Mr. Peter Mullins, who for the past 8½ years has been on his post daily, cleaning the streets. Peter was supposed to retire five years ago but he refused to do so. At 67 years old, Peter is a shining […]

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