World Food Day: The struggle to survive on a child support grant

World Food Day: The struggle to survive on a child support grant

South Africa’s child support grant — introduced in 1998 and currently at R420 a month — intended to improve the wellbeing of young children by reducing malnutrition. Over 20 years later, that is not the case.

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Izwi Lami Survivors Support

Access our Survivor’s Support Map which provides a directory of shelters, hospitals, clinics and Thuthuzela centres for survivor’s of sexual assault There are shelters that assist survivors with accommodation in times of need. The Thuthuzela Care Centres are rape care centres linked to hospitals where survivors can receive counselling and a medical examination after the rape. And there are 24 hour clinics and hospitals where survivors can visit for medical care if they are too far away from a Thuthuzela centre.