Protest Action disrupts Mossel Bay – UISP Project Destroyed

A coordinated attack on the Mossel Bay UISP project erupted in the early hours of Tuesday 23 August 2022.  Protestors entered the UISP construction area at Transand Camp and demolished approximately 20 of the 25 completed toilet structures that were built as part of the construction of enhanced serviced sites.  Some of the installed water … Continue reading Protest Action disrupts Mossel Bay – UISP Project Destroyed

Mossel Bay UISP Community Meeting 21 July 2022

The Department of Human Settlements representative Mr. David Alli (Pr Pln) of the Informal Settlement Support Unit from Cape Town attended a UISP meeting with the Phase 1 Transand and Emfuleni (including Growing Hope) communities on Thursday 21st July evening at 18:00. Prior to the meeting, Mr Alli and Zutari visited the temporary relocation area … Continue reading Mossel Bay UISP Community Meeting 21 July 2022

TRA Construction update 18 July 2022

The construction activities of the TRA facility (Temporary Relocation Area) is progressing well.  The civil contractor (Entsha Henra) is finishing up with the civil works (road construction and connection of ablution blocks), while the top structure contractor (Asla Construction) is continuing with the erection of the housing units and storage units. The electrification of the … Continue reading TRA Construction update 18 July 2022

Construction update at TRA Facility – 8 June 2022

The construction activities for the first phase of the Mossel Bay UISP is progressing well.  The civil contractor (Entsha Henra) started with construction of the retaining walls at the TRA facility (Temporary Relocation Area). The TRA will consist of 250 housing units together with ablution facilities and storage and will temporarily accommodate the households that … Continue reading Construction update at TRA Facility – 8 June 2022

Inaugural Meeting with Asla Construction for the construction of the TRA units

TDR126/2020/2021: SUPPLY, MANUFACTURE AND INSTALLATION OF PREFABRICATED HOUSING UNITS FOR THE TEMPORARY RELOCATION AREA The Inaugural Meeting with Asla Construction who is the appointed contractor that will construct the 250 TRA housing units, storage units and meeting facility took place on Wednesday 01 June 2022 on the TRA site at Kwanonqaba. Following the preparation of … Continue reading Inaugural Meeting with Asla Construction for the construction of the TRA units

TRA Facility Construction update 1 June 2022

The construction work at the Temporary Relocation Area (TRA) is progressing well. The groundwork for the platforms have mostly been completed and work on the retaining walls and the internal infrastructure has started. See a slideshow of the latest photos below and visit this site regularly for more updates.

Construction Progress 18 May 2022

The Contractor, Entsha Henra (Pty) Ltd is currently busy with the construction of the services for the Temporary Relocation Area (TRA) and the delivery of the first containerised ablutions facilities has taken place on site.  Construction has also started in the Transand Camp Informal Settlement area. See the photos below illustrating the latest progress: Contractor's … Continue reading Construction Progress 18 May 2022

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 Phase 1 construction update

The construction activities for the first phase of the UISP is now truly underway.  The civil contractor (Entsha Henra) started with construction at the TRA facility and have already cleared the site and started with earth works.  The TRA facility (Temporary Relocation Area) will consist of 250 housing units together with ablution facilities and storage … Continue reading Mossel Bay UISP Phase 1 construction update

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.

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.

Western Cape Informal Settlement Support Programme (ISSP) Forum – 21 February 2020

In order to implement the Informal Settlement Strategic Framework (ISSF) developed for the Western Cape, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements set up the Informal Settlement Support Programme (ISSP).  The ISSF seeks to transform vulnerable settlements into safe and sustainable neighbourhoods, by enabling access to public infrastructure, finance, land tenure, economic opportunities, and incremental … Continue reading Western Cape Informal Settlement Support Programme (ISSP) Forum – 21 February 2020