21 Aug 2010

New York comes to Imizamo Yethu

New York comes to Imizamo Yethu

Taken by designother90, this is a photo of a “Spaza” shop in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay.

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16 Jun 2010

Dozens of homes ruined in Mandela Park blaze

Remember this fire a few years ago..

Firefighters on Tuesday night battled a blaze which destroyed at least 100 homes in Imizamo Yethu in cold and rainy conditions.

Nearly two hours after the fire broke out, scores of firefighters were able to surround and contain the flames which had spread quickly through the Hout Bay informal settlement popularly known as Mandela Park.

Courtesy of By Michelle Jones from the Cape Times

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07 Jun 2010

IY Library Reopening !

IY Library Reopening !

The library wants to reopen soon but need the support of the community. We need the following donations: cupboards, chairs, shelves. We also need volunteers to run projects in and outside the library and any sponsors who wants to invest in the library will be welcome. This is a great opportunity to create a reading culture for Imizamo Yethu and we looking forward to hear from you. Please contact Rika Odendaal at 021 790 2150.

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25 May 2010

What is missing in these 4 photos?

What is missing in these 4 photos?

If you look not so carefully, you will see there are no guys standing on the roadside looking for work. The police were out to make sure that the new initiative was enforced.

The new “pick-up” spot for casual workers is next to the cemetery/taxi rank at the bottom of IY.

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