We expose the matter of poorly built houses that have been given to residents.
CJN recently visited the Orange Farm Advice Office to hear about the new campaign.
Kenneth Bosakwe (left) initiated Ambassadors of Change in 2010 after he was released from prison. It was in response to the high number of young people that he saw in prison. He was concerned about what life would be like for them after prison.
“I have two protection orders and he still follows me to work”- How can a protection order assist you?
Grace Sithole from Middelburg has two protection orders out against her ex-husband; she has moved to a different town in order to protect herself. Regardless he still managed to follow her, he went to her work place and pointed a gun at her whilst at work.
“It’s an issue of poverty, we receive our grant money but it’s too small. It gets used up on paying pack loans and taking kids to school and we take out more loans. I started borrowing R800 but the second time I went, they offered R1000 and I took it because I was broke at the time. They then deducted over R400 from me.I really didn’t expect them to deduct so much.” – Ntate Senyane
Violet is now 17 and Michael is 21, but their births were never registered and that means the siblings are stateless, joining, thousands of people living in South Africa with no citizenship and birth rights.