tshwane brings 200 homeless to a meeting May 25-26, 2015 to hear their stories (today tshwane is chosen internationally to end homelessness by 2030)
On 25 and 26 May 2015, over 400 people gathered in a city centre museum to contemplate pathways out of homelessness. The gathering included officials and politicians, researchers and practitioners, business and police, but what made it significant was that 50% of the gathering consisted of homeless people themselves.This event profiled street homelessness in a new way and helped to create momentum and visibility for a challenge in the City of Tshwane never before tackled collaboratively.
Out of a city budget of 248 billion South African Rand, only 650,000 were available to address homelessness in 2014. This was indicative of the way in which homelessness was not addressed collectively.
Institure of Global homeless to end homelessness by 2030
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