Here you will find links to newspaper articles, (academic) publications, manuals and tools that relate to our work and that you might also find useful for your work as a community worker, student, teacher, facilitator, etc. The subjects are listed in alphabetical order.

Absent Male Role Model & Men Work

Ngunyi Wambugu, J. (no date) “Invisible fathers”: they need our support

Children from single-parent families lack a male role model (The Guardian, Jan 20th 2009)

Father Absence and the Welfare of Children (Sara McLanahan, no date)

Lack of Male Role Models Causes Depression (The Men’s Network, no date)

Male Teachers as Role Models

Community & organisational development

Barefoot Guide to Working with Organisations & Social Change (CDRA, 2010)

Introducing Asset Based Community Development (Community Connections, no date)


A Meditation on Corruption (Njabulo S Ndebele, 21 Jan 2012)

Crime & gangsterism

All about the Bavana for Cape gang youth (Cape Times, 4 October 2012)

Lavender Hill’s period of peace (IOL, 23 Aug 2012)

Zuma orders report on Cape ganglands (Mail & Guardian, 18 July 2012)

Police in cahoots with gangsters (Eye Witness, 12 July 2012)

State of Emergency demanded for Cape Town gangs (Sapa, 7 July 2012)

SA heading to top of the tik trade chain (Times Live, 2 July 2012)

Is the Revived, Gentler PAGAD doing God’s work? (Mail & Guardian, 21 Oct 2011)

Shooting Crime: Cape Town’s other side (Mail & Guardian, 24 June 2011)

Food and Love where Bullets Fly (Mail & Guardian, 1 April 2011)

The social contradictions of organised crime on the Cape Flats (Andre Standing, 2003)


Matric Razmataz Conceals Sad Reality (Weekend Argus, Jan 7th 2012)

Lavender Hill

Wikipedia “Cape Flats”

Census Info Lavender Hill (2001)

Leadership development

What Makes a Leader? (1996) D. Goleman

Multiply woundedness

Cabrera, M. “Living and Surviving in a Multiply Wounded Society”

Mangena, M. (Cape Times, 9th May 2012) ‘Despite the horrors, we deserve freedom’

South African politics

Sparks, A. (Cape Times, 9th May 2012) ‘Change is always too slow in coming’