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By |2023-05-10T07:15:16+00:00May 10th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Afesis-corplan is looking for PROGRAMME SUPPORT to join its Cape Town team! ABOUT US Afesis-corplan is a developmental non-government organisation (NGO) whose work is aimed at strengthening local governance and basic service delivery. Afesis-corplan has been in existence for over 30 years and prides itself for its resilience and the transformative nature of its work [...]

Learning Brief #15: When is an informal settlement no longer an informal settlement?

By |2023-04-18T13:46:51+00:00April 18th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The concept of ‘upgrading of informal settlements’ has been around for a long time. One question, however, that has not received much attention is, “when is an informal settlement no longer an informal settlement?” In other words, when can one claim that an informal settlement has been upgraded? In this Learning Brief, the answer to the question, 'when [...]

[MEDIA STATEMENT]: Afesis-corplan welcomes new COGTA minister, but warns against cosmetic changes in cabinet

By |2023-03-07T15:28:04+00:00March 7th, 2023|News, Uncategorized|

Afesis-corplan welcomes the appointment of the new Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister, Ms. Thembi Nkadimeng. Having previously served as the deputy minister of COGTA, president of SALGA and the executive mayor of Polokwane Municipality, amongst other senior roles in the public and private sector, Nkadimeng is experienced, knowledgeable and energetic. The local government [...]

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM: “A Gift to Women” – Mpho Ya Basadi

By |2022-12-09T13:29:08+00:00December 9th, 2022|Kagisano, News|

Kagisano, a programme implemented by Afesis-corplan with various partner organisations across the country, aims to organise activities geared towards preventing collective violence in communities and promoting social cohesion. One of the communities where the Kagisano programme is implemented is in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, where a community-led steering committee works collectively towards tackling the root causes [...]

Reflecting on the “Unity in our Heritage” event

By |2022-10-11T11:42:36+00:00October 11th, 2022|Kagisano, Uncategorized|

By Mkhuseli MadibaThe "Unity in our Heritage" event was held at the Isivivana Centre, in Khayelitsha on the 30th of September by the Kagisano Khayelitsha Steering Committee in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sports, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and Isivivana Centre to mark the end of heritage month in [...]

#OurVoteMatters: The ‘Why’ of Voting

By |2022-11-15T08:21:28+00:00October 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|

As part of its agency building and strengthening of constitutionalism and democracy work, Afesis-corplan developed this pocket guide to respond specifically to the questions "why must we vote?" and “what then after we vote?". These are questions that we are often asked by many in the communities where we work. This material is designed such [...]

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