Friday, September 30, 2016

FRIDAY- ARTS AND CULTURE

Today I had the honor to speak to Ziqu Pro-Found, a self taught performance artist based in Cape Town.
PRO-Found is a composer of both music and poetry and the content is quiet versatile; ranging from heartfelt love pieces to pieces addressing social issues. His poetry has a way to touch the soul.

PRO-Found operates as an independent artist/entertainer and his work has many faces. He has been featured in theater productions, live music and spoken word shows.

To get more of Pro- Found check him out at the Blah Blah Bar in Cape Town on the 8 October 2016, at 14:30. R50.00 gets you in and the 9 October at 13:30, by the Slave Church in Cape Town, R50.00 gets you in.

For more information like is Facebook page: Ziqu Pro-Found Ndabezitha

#Soulfoodforthesoul
#Wareverhaal
#Lifeissues
#WordIs






Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday – Labour

ENFORCING FAIRNESS IN CREDIT AND CREDIT BUREAU MATTERS

We spoke to Salem Dyafta the Public Relations Manager about what you need to know when it comes to the credit bureau.

Credit Bureau is an information hub when it comes to your accounts, as well as how often you shop. Credit Bureau monitors how good you pay your accounts in order to avoid debt. However it is the responsibility of the individual to make sure they have a good credit record by making regularly payments and it needs to be on time.

If you feel you have not been treated with the correct respect or have any inquires you can lay a complaint at the credit ombud.

According to the National Credit Act, every consumer has the right to one free credit report once in a 12 month period from the following credit bureaus being TransUnion (ITC), Experian, XDS and Compuscan. In order to obtain your free credit report you may contact the respective credit bureaus directly.

For more information contact:

Tel: 086 166 2837
SMS: 44786 and they’ll call you back

#YOUHAVERIGHTS







Wednesday, September 28, 2016

We spoke to Fatima Martin and Wilfred Diedericks from the Cape Town Association For The Physically Disabled. CTAPD has been established in 1937 and the aim is to enhance the quality of people with a physical disability.  

It was such a delight to have spoken to CTAPD as the team has such a positive energy to them.  

Cape Town Association for the Physically Disabled is looking for donations of non-perishable food items, such as sugar, rice, lentils, tinned items etc. for their annual Buckets of Hope Project.

For more information on CTAPD contact:

Tel: 021 637 1204

Website: www.wcapd.org.za

Wednesday – Gender Equality

We spoke to Tracy Engelbrecht from Young Mom Support. Young Mom Support is a non profit organisation which began in 2010 as a social support group for pregnant and parenting teens, with monthly meetings.

 As the demand for there services has grown, they are moving towards a service model where the moms themselves will be trained to take ownership of their small community groups, as well as continuing to provide online support via email, chat and phone to pregnant and parenting teens around the country. They also provide workshops to schools on the topics of teen pregnancy and teen parenting and sexuality.

The main aim is to provide a safe non judgemental environment for young mothers of all race and culture.

For more information on Young Mom Support contact:


Tel: 072 986 3105


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

It is important to know your rights, we looked at the right:

12. Freedom and security of the person

1.    Everyone has the right to freedom and security of the person, which includes the right ­
a. not to be deprived of freedom arbitrarily or without just cause;
b. not to be detained without trial;
c. to be free from all forms of violence from either public or private sources;
d. not to be tortured in any way; and
e. not to be treated or punished in a cruel, inhuman or degrading way.
 
2.                Everyone has the right to bodily and psychological integrity, which includes the right ­
a. to make decisions concerning reproduction;
b. to security in and control over their body; and
c. not to be subjected to medical or scientific experiments without their informed consent.


#KNOWYOURRIGHTS
We spoke to Pat Lindgren from Action on Elder Abuse SA. Action on Elder Abuse SA focus to create, raise and sustain awareness of elder abuse amongst the older persons. They provide training to the youth on how to handle the elderly people and to prevent abuse. Service is provided free.

 To get more information contact:

Contact: 0800 003 081 toll free 24/7

Email: action@actionelderabusesa.co.za
Tuesday- Human Rights

Today we spoke to Hilda Lourens and Tony Van Nie Kerk from Ukukhanya. Ukukhanya strives to empower women and children who have been victims of abuse, they also help males to overcome abuse by offering prevention and early intervention support and to make peace with the perpetrator for one to find closer. The services is provided free to communities.

Ukukhanya will be hosting an event on the 14 October 2016 on Sexuality of children and Transgender; entry fee will be the cost of R100.00.

For more information contact:

Tel: 021 850 0061