We are CapeTonian is a collaboration between Cape Town Partnership and the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town that celebrates migrants’ contributions to the economic and cultural vibrancy of Cape Town. By creating a space to hear a different story each month, we hope this series will enhance and challenge common perceptions of migration. Here we speak with Marcela Guerrero Casas, originally from Colombia.
Somali Outreach Project with the Somali Association of South Africa.
Members of SASA raised many of the issues facing the refugee community in Bellville with the Advocacy Programme and the outreach project was jointly developed as a response to better reach those in need.
In an historic decision, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has granted rights equivalent to permanent residency to the majority of applications that were submitted on ‘special grounds’ by a group of Angolan former refugees. Read our press release here.
The Scalabrini Centre provides a variety of services from its offices in the heart of Cape Town – but did you know our programmes also have an outreach component? Find out more throughout the month of July in our Outreach Series!