1988

All-race municipal elections are held to elect segregated local authorities.

National Education Crisis Committee is restricted. For the first time more black pupils graduate from high school than white pupils.

30% of black workers belong to unions. Khotso House, the headquarters of the South African Council of Churches is blown up.

Scat begins to support the Bellville Community Health Project in the Western Cape. The clinic provides primary health care and aims to address the increasing tuberculosis rate, an indication of worsening social conditions.

Butterworth Community Advice Centre opens in the Transkei.

Grabouw Advice Office opens in the South Western Cape.

Unemployed Workers Union established with five branches in the Eastern Cape.

Scat supports for the Phandulwazi Workers Skills Development Project in Langa.

The Mitchells Plain Crisis and Relief Centre outside of Cape Town is supported by Scat. The Centre monitors unrest on the Cape Flats and supports the families of detainees and trialists.

Scat assists Bossiesgif Advice Office in Plettenberg Bay in the southern Cape.

The Woodstock Advice Office in Cape Town initiates an anti-Group Areas organisation in the area. The office provides counselling for residents who are under threat of removal.

The AIDS Foundation of South Africa is established to identify and develop initiatives to reduce the impact of HIV and AIDSin poor communities.