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CCID campaign to raise funds for cash-strapped NGOs

NGOs that work with the homeless population in the Cape Town CBD are stretched “incredibly thin” due to an increase in the number of street people who are contracting the virus in the third

30 August | 2021

Work-based programme to uplift the homeless

An innovative 12-month Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) work rehabilitation programme to uplift chronic homeless drug users living on the streets of the Cape Town CBD is underway.

3 July | 2021

Pushing boundaries to meet winter needs

Homeless people face challenges throughout the year, but these are exacerbated in winter.

3 July | 2021

A beacon of hope

Karen Cain’s job is harrowing and heartening all at once.

1 July | 2021

Lockdown successes

They have been a constant in the Cape Town Central City, interacting and assisting homeless clients since the pandemic struck in 2020.

1 July | 2021

Evolution of CCID Show You Care campaign

Over the past 13 years, the CCID’s annual Social Development fundraising campaign for the homeless – Show You Care – has grown in stature and reputation.

1 June | 2021