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Social Work Treatment Services

Substance abuse is an on-going issue in Cape Town, it affects the development of children and youth and hinders the upliftment of disadvantaged communities. Social ills such as poverty, crime, low living standards and high levels of unemployment are some of the contributing factors that result in substances being easily accessible—especially among young people. Unsurprisingly, schools in these areas contain a high volume of learners

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Youth Day: Today, Tomorrow, Forever

The history behind Youth Day, PASCAP’s mission, and the lives of our learners are intimately intertwined… To commemorate Youth Day, the day South Africa annually recognizes the courageous participants of the Soweto Uprising, the learners at PASCAP’s Lakheni ASC centre put together a passionate performance about the events of June 16, 1976. They began with each student recounting the various ways apartheid oppressed black

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Jump For Life!

How can we get South Africa’s youth fit and healthy? Regular exercise is essential to a healthy lifestyle, so it’s important to encourage the next generation to seek out and cultivate healthy habits they can carry with them into the future. It has to be effective, sustainable, convenient, challenging and fun in order for the exercise to become a habit. And we’ve got the

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Capturing PASCAP: 10 Black & White Photographs from the Field

I was delighted to discover that PASCAP Trust had an old Canon DLSR when I started working here a few years ago. It only had one lens and some small imperfections on its sensor, but it was still in good working order so I was determined to put to use. Below are ten of some of my favourite photographs from my time with PASCAP

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