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
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.
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
The focus of the meeting was on the sizes of the serviced sites to be allocated to the beneficiaries of the Mossel Bay UISP. The workshop was held on the 17th of July at Zutari's office in George. Dialog between Zutari and the Informal Settlement Forum Executive Task Team (ISFETT) members The maps of the … Continue reading Community Engagement – Executive Task Team Workshop
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.
“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.
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