City Services Workshop with Aldermen and Councillors The PMU team held a virtual workshop on 10 February with City of Cape Town line department managers responsible for the Philippi area. Our aim was to address service delivery challenges in Philippi and find ways for City and the PMU to collaborate on fixing them.
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Pedi releases vision for informal traders A research report outlining a strategy for developing micro-enterprises in the Philippi East Industrial Area has been completed. The document, commissioned by the Philippi Economic Development Initiative in partnership with the City of Cape Town, and prepared by the Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation, is now being used as the basis for planning a way forward to assist informal traders to become more sustainable and to accelerate economic inclusion in the area. Authored by SLF’s Kayla Brown and Andrew Charman, the report explores the potential arising from developments in the precinct that are either underway or in planning. It provides an exciting vision for how
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Beautiful Gate is celebrating its Class of 2017 after all learners in the matric cohort of the organisation's After School programme passed their school-leaving exams.
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The Philippi Economic Development Initiative (PEDI) is deeply distressed by the loss of a leading member of the Philippi community, Councillor Xolile Gwangxu, who has given so much to the people of the area through his work as a Director of PEDI and as a highly regarded and trusted Councillor.
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A meeting of informal traders in the Philippi East area has given traders an opportunity to express their views on the impact of changes coming to the area that are likely to affect their business operations in the near future.
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