News

New hope for the isolated rural community of Molsvlei

After 15 years of commitment and hard work, the Molsvlei Community Development Organisation, one of SCAT’s most isolated rural partnerts,  has now been registered as an NPO for the first time. This is a huge step forwards in terms of the organisation’s sustainability.

SCAT launches Global Giving page - Support Rural Development in South Africa

SCAT has launched its GlobalGiving page so that you can help to support rural development in South Africa. SCAT will earn a permanent spot on the GlobalGiving website if we reach our first fundraising target by 31st December. Please visit our project page to donate and make a difference!

New developments for Botrivier Advice and Development Center

The Botrivier Advice and Development Center (BADC) has continued its development with the launch of a new cyber center. The impressive new facilities, donated by DG Murray, consist of 10 computers and workstations located in a dedicated and newly renovated building, attached to the existing Advice and Development Center.

Rights groups win court bid to re-open Refugee Reception office

Joint Media Statement on behalf of the Project for Conflict Resolution and Development; Somali Association of South Africa (Eastern Cape), Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Refugee Rights Centre, Social Change Assistance Trust (SCAT), HIVOS Eastern Cape Refugee and Migrant Programme and the Black Sash.

For Immediate Release: Thursday, 16 February 2012

Fight against closure of Refugee Reception Office continues

The battle to ensure that a functional Refugee Reception Office serves the hundreds of people applying for Asylum Seeker or Refugee status permits continues.