To round off the year, Elitsha brings you some of the stories we covered this year.
A group of about 30 residents from Blowey informal settlement in Makhaza, recently protested outside the Khayelithsa SASSA offices demanding relief in cash instead of the food vouchers they have received.
18 structures were demolished by the Anti-Land Invasion Unit of the City of Cape Town on open land adjacent to a ‘temporary’ settlement
Another devastating fire has left 121 people in Khayelitsha homeless.
A survey by Elitsha reveals that women in informal settlements in Khayelitsha use toilets that lack privacy, safety and are not clean.