Stories from Lawrence House #3: Meeting Fred

Lawrence House is a registered child and youth care centre based in Woodstock, Cape Town. Although it runs as an independent children’s home, it is one of the programs of the Scalabrini Centre. Lawrence House can accommodate up to 25 children and youth and specialises in the care and protection of unaccompanied foreign minors and... Continue Reading →

Stories from Lawrence House #2 : meeting Kelly

Lawrence House is a registered child and youth care centre based in Woodstock, Cape Town. Although it runs as an independent children’s home, it is one of the programs of the Scalabrini Centre. Lawrence House can accommodate up to 25 children and youth and specialises in the care and protection of unaccompanied foreign minors and... Continue Reading →

Lady Liberty SA, a mobile legal office to empower women

The Scalabrini Centre has recently signed a partnership with Lady Liberty SA (NPO), a mobile legal office that travels to underprivileged and remote communities to empower women with access to basic legal information and case resolution around domestic violence, sexual assault, marriage, divorce, maintenance and wills. Lady Liberty is also in the process of creating... Continue Reading →

3 QUESTIONS TO JAZZ LOHAKA MBIYA

The filmmaker Jazz Lohaka Mbiya is making a documentary film on the realities of refugees in South Africa and he decided to film part of his documentary at The Scalabrini Centre, as he feels the centre aided him in creating a successful life for himself here in South Africa. Coming from the Democratic Republic of... Continue Reading →

African Deli Kitchen: African specialties in the heart of the business of three Zimbabwean ladies living in Cape Town

Tasty meatballs, special recipes to enjoy chicken and beef combined with rice, spaghetti or veggies, crunchy fish and chips, delicious magwinya. This is the business of Mercy, Mavelous e Nyaradzai, three Zimbabwean women who are coping with their first entrepreneurial activity: the food catering “African Deli Kitchen”, which serves food from different African countries on... Continue Reading →

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