Give responsibly to street people

The City of Cape Town’s programme to ‘give responsibly’ discourages residents and visitors from giving handouts to street people, urging them instead to uplift them by donating to the NGOs who have made it their mission to reintegrate these individuals into society. Cape Town’s street people are very often caught in a trap of substance dependency, unemployment and poverty from which they cannot escape. Together with the wide network of NGOs, the City’s Social Development Department works with them to give them a new start in life. Through expert programmes that have a proven record of success, both the City […]