TRA Facility Construction Progress

Construction is progressing well at the TRA facility. The civil contractor (Entsha-Henra) is preparing the site by building platforms, making the access road, and installing the ablution blocks and water and sewer infrastructure required to accommodate the 250 TRA units that will be erected on the site.

Mossel Bay UISP – Informal Settlement Forum Meeting 5 April 2022

An Informal Settlement Forum Meeting was held on 5 April 2022. All the BLCs of the informal settlement areas in KwanonQaba were invited.  The meeting was well represented by the members of most of the areas as well as Ward Councillors, Municipal Officials, the Implementing Agent (Zutari) as well as the contractor for phase 1 … Continue reading Mossel Bay UISP – Informal Settlement Forum Meeting 5 April 2022

Emfuleni Community Engagement – 21 September 2021

The Mossel Bay Municipality and its Implementing Agent, Zutari attended a community meeting with a group of about eighty (80) disgruntled members of the Emfuleni community in the KwanonQaba Community Hall on Tuesday evening 21 September 2021. The community members have concerns regarding the recent household survey and verification process that was undertaken by the … Continue reading Emfuleni Community Engagement – 21 September 2021

Tender TDR126.2020.2021 Mossel Bay UISP TRA construction of temporary housing units

Tenders are invited for the supply, manufacture and installation of prefabricated housing units and storage facilities as well as a meeting hall for the Temporary Relocation Area (TRA) of the Mossel Bay UISP Project. A set of tender documents can be obtained on the Mossel Bay Municipality’s website at https://www.mosselbay.gov.za/tenders-available  free of charge (follow the … Continue reading Tender TDR126.2020.2021 Mossel Bay UISP TRA construction of temporary housing units

Site Briefing Meeting for Tender TDR199/2020/2021: Construction of Civil Engineering Services for 680 Erven and Temporary Relocation Area (TRA): Phase 1

Tenders were invited from Contractors with a CIDB grading of 7CE or higher for the construction of the first phase of the upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) consisting of 680 serviced erven as well as a temporary relocation area (TRA) within the Mossel Bay Municipal area. A compulsory site and information meeting was held … Continue reading Site Briefing Meeting for Tender TDR199/2020/2021: Construction of Civil Engineering Services for 680 Erven and Temporary Relocation Area (TRA): Phase 1

Tender for Construction of Civil Engineering Services – UISP Phase 1

Tenders were invited from Contractors with a CIDB grading of 7CE or higher for the construction of the first phase of the upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) consisting of 680 serviced erven as well as a temporary relocation area (TRA) within the Mossel Bay Municipal area. Ref No.TDR199/2020/2021 Closing Date:25/06/2021 MOSSEL BAY MUNICIPALITY INVITATION … Continue reading Tender for Construction of Civil Engineering Services – UISP Phase 1

The Mossel Bay Upgrading of Informal Settlements (UISP) showcased on the South African Cities Network Good Hood Stories Initiative

The South African Cities Network (SACN) was established in 2002 by the Minister for Provincial and Local Government, in collaboration with the mayors of South Africa's largest cities and the South African Local Government Association (SALGA), as an independent Section 21 company with the mandate to: Promote good governance and management in South African cities;Analyse … Continue reading The Mossel Bay Upgrading of Informal Settlements (UISP) showcased on the South African Cities Network Good Hood Stories Initiative

Zutari video – Emergency Shared Basic Services

See the latest video of the Emergency Shared Basic Services project uploaded under the Project Overview - IBS page! "Once we secure access to clean water and to adequate sanitation facilities for all people, irrespective of the difference in their living conditions, a huge battle against all kinds of diseases will be won." Dr LEE … Continue reading Zutari video – Emergency Shared Basic Services

Upgrading of Informal Settlement Programme (UISP) Posters in Afrikaans, English and Xhosa

Here is a resource provided by the Department of Human Settlements (Western Cape Government) Resource description: Double-sided infographic poster and roadmap providing clear and concise technical information on each of the four phases, funding streams and services provided via the Upgrading of Informal Settlement Programme (UISP).  The objective is to empower and enable households to harness the … Continue reading Upgrading of Informal Settlement Programme (UISP) Posters in Afrikaans, English and Xhosa

Zutari on a successful UISP Imbizo held at Kwanonqaba Community Hall, Mossel Bay

The main purpose of the Imbizo held on the 28th of November 2020, included presentations from the Department of Human Settlement of the Western Cape, the Mossel Bay Municipality, DAG, Zutari and the Informal Settlement Executive Task Team, representatives. The goal of the Imbizo was to offer critical information to the stakeholder and beneficiaries of … Continue reading Zutari on a successful UISP Imbizo held at Kwanonqaba Community Hall, Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay informal settlement upgrading | SAICE 2020 winner | Zutari

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6739864269061410817 "Once we secure access to clean water and to adequate sanitation facilities for all people, irrespective of the difference in their living conditions, a huge battle against all kinds of diseases will be won." ~ Dr LEE Jong-Wook (former Director-General, WHO) #CoCreate #Impact #Engineered #SDGs

Winning the SAICE National Award for the Mossel Bay UISP Project

Congratulations are streaming in from all over the country to congratulate Rudolf Schröder (Pr.Pln,M.PMSA,MTRP), the Integrated Human Settlement Development Consultant at Zutari and his team on winning the award for the best Community-based project at the SAICE National Award on Thursday evening, the 12th of November 2020, for Mossel Bay Upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme … Continue reading Winning the SAICE National Award for the Mossel Bay UISP Project

Workshop 3 : Household Verification and Surveys for Phase 1 of the Mossel Bay UISP.

Another workshop, as part of a series of workshops, was held for the BLC’s of Asla Park C and E, Transand and Emfuleni on the 17/10/2020 at the Kwanonqaba Community Hall to prepare beneficiaries each step of the way toward the implementation of Phase 1 of the UISP.  The topic of the workshop was the … Continue reading Workshop 3 : Household Verification and Surveys for Phase 1 of the Mossel Bay UISP.

Participatory Workshop 2: Evaluation and Improvement of the MoU between the Mossel Bay Municipality and the BLC’s.

The second Workshop with the BLC’s of Phase 1 was conducted by Anne Timms and Rudolf Schröder from Zutari, at the Asla Park Community Hall on the 9th of October 2020. Ian Booi from Zutari and Brian Adams from DAG supported the workshops with excellent guidance at the various group activities. The workshop was conducted … Continue reading Participatory Workshop 2: Evaluation and Improvement of the MoU between the Mossel Bay Municipality and the BLC’s.

Citizen-led Beneficiary Community meeting called by BLC Volunteer Leaders at Emfuleni.

A meeting was called by the BLC volunteer leaders of Emfuleni on the 6th of October to elect three additional BLC volunteers. We want to welcome the new members and want to congratulate the BLC leaders with their citizen-led approach. "We are very proud of you!", said Anne Timms the Snr Communication and Stakeholder Engagement … Continue reading Citizen-led Beneficiary Community meeting called by BLC Volunteer Leaders at Emfuleni.

Introduction to Mossel Bay UISP Communication & Stakeholder Engagement Structure : An Integrated Approach

ORGANIGRAM : COMMUNICATION & STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT STRUCTURE Upgrading of Informal Settlement Programme (UISP) aims to improve the living conditions of people living in informal settlements by improving access to basic services (Level 1 - 3) and a choice of tenure options (Level 4 onwards). The Department of Human Settlements’ UISP facilitates the structured upgrading of … Continue reading Introduction to Mossel Bay UISP Communication & Stakeholder Engagement Structure : An Integrated Approach

1st Workshop for Phase 1 BLC’s of UISP Mossel Bay.

“The National Housing Code states that the UISP is “one of the most important programmes of government” which seeks to upgrade the living conditions of millions of poor people by providing secure tenure and access to basic services. It is a priority development initiative for the DHS and national government.”  (A Resource Guide to Housing … Continue reading 1st Workshop for Phase 1 BLC’s of UISP Mossel Bay.

Asla Park C Election of BLC Volunteer Members

Asla Park C 2nd Meeting with Community and BLC Volunteer Members We had a fruitful meeting with the beneficiary community of Asla C on Tuesday the 29th of September at the Asla C Community Hall.  The Municipality was represented by Solomzi Mavi, Senior Housing Officer (Stakeholder Liaison & Communication) and Lucky Nonyati (Liaison Officer for Human … Continue reading Asla Park C Election of BLC Volunteer Members

Asla Park E Meeting with Community and BLC Volunteer Members

“I would like to say that our meeting went very well, thank you” was the feedback from one of the BLC volunteer members at the meeting with the beneficiary community of Asla E on the 17th of September 2020 at the Ilithalethu Day Care Centre.  Lucky-Boy Nonyati from the Mossel Bay Municipality opened the meeting … Continue reading Asla Park E Meeting with Community and BLC Volunteer Members

UISP Asla Park C Community Meeting

The Mossel Bay Municipality and Zutari, the Implementing Agent of Zutari had a meeting with the community of Asla Park C to nominate and elect additional Beneficiary Liaison Committee (BLC) members to collaborate and participate on behalf of the beneficiary community that it represents, in order to ensure meaningful community-based participatory planning. There was not … Continue reading UISP Asla Park C Community Meeting