Since being established in 1998 PEP has worked with informal communities to design, implement and manage the provision of housing and basic services in a manner that places people at the center of their own development. PEP’s focus is on rebuilding the social compact between informal citizens and local government through practical, on the ground, partnerships.


COVID CITY – Dolly Mdzanga & Sihle Mntuna

Is there a connection between the current economic crisis (due to Covid-19), and the rising land occupation in the areas of Cape Town (Cape Flats)? In the past few months, many lower-income people have been very badly affected by the range of enforced restrictions imposed as a result of Covid-19.¬† The poor, working-class to be […]

In conversation with Carl Fredrik Sammeli:Co-Founder of Bitprop.

By Josiah Sikundla¬†   Carl, originally from Sweden has been involved in a number of different construction projects in Cape Town, including the subsidization of title deeds transfer costs for the residents of Vukuzenzele. People’s Environment Planning (PEP) managed to catch up with Carl, and he shared with PEP the reason for his involvement and […]

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