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OU-KAMP COMMUNITY CLEANS UP ! 
October, 2020 Uncategorized
                                                             The Ou-Kamp committee in Struisbaai meets regularly to discuss development issues.                  ...
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COVID CITY – Dolly Mdzanga & Sihle Mntuna
September, 2020 Uncategorized
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 ...
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In conversation with Carl Fredrik Sammeli:Co-Founder of Bitprop.
August, 2020 Uncategorized
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 ...
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PEP COLLABORATION WITH AFRICAN CENTRE FOR CITIES
November, 2019 Uncategorized
Over the last two years PEP has worked with African Centre for Cities to produce two high quality booklets which illustrate the lived experiences and histories of residents in the Ruo Emoh and Hazeldean housing projects. The research (and subsequent booklet) is based on a carefully designed, community responsible ...
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OU KAMP INFORMAL SETTLEMENT TAKES OWNERSHIP OF THEIR OWN DEVELOPMENT
November, 2019 Uncategorized
As part of Provincial Governments Informal Settlement Support Programme (ISSP) PEP has been working with the Ou Kamp Informal Settlement in Struisbaai, Agulhas to create a new model of community centered development. Over the last 8 months we have worked towards establishing accountable community structures who can engage with ...
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