A Typical home close to where the Gift of Hope is located

Here are some images that provide context to the types of communities and social conditions the Gift Of Hope Works in.

children are often witnesses to and traumatised by the endemic violence on the Cape flats. Here the police confront gangsters in a Cape Town township.
A young woman smoking drugs. Drug abuse on the Cape Flats is rife and a strong contributor to the breakdown of the home that is sorely needed by woman and children.
Young children being exposed to police searching for drugs in a home. children are often exposed to drug usage at an early age.
Informal houses on the Cape Flat. Homeless people often resort to occupying vacant land to build their structures on. These are not only unsanitary but also cramped spaces that are shared by adults and children. This results in children being exposed to various forms of abuse.


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