Spreading the social security net

Spreading the social security net

The state injects over R3-billion a month into poor households' budgets through social grants, providing support to over 10 million South Africans.

Clean water – a basic human right

Much has been done to ensure that the Constitutional right of every South African citizen to clean water is becoming a reality.

A huge investment in education

Of South Africa’s over 12 million learners, more than 90 percent are in school - a far higher enrolment rate than in most other developing countries.
Department of Human Settlements

Houses for everyone

Housing is at the forefront of the national agenda for delivery and the government is taking overall responsibility for providing houses to all.
Tackling the Big Issue

Tackling the Big Issue

The Big Issue has always aimed tall - creating jobs and tackling some of the obstacles that keep poor people from participating in society. Now the magazine, sold by homeless people in Cape Town and Johannesburg, is gearing up to go nationwide.
One impression

One impression, one mouth

Want to feed the hungry? Spare a few minutes, and a few clicks, and you can make your contribution for free, from your keyboard, on the web site of an organisation that started four years ago with three women, loads of dedication - and very little else.
electricity consumer eskom

Consumer help: electricity

Directory of Eskom call centres, plus contacts for the National Electricity Regulator.


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