Media Statement - 26 August 2013

The elderly, child headed households and people living with disabilities will be the prime beneficiaries when Human Settlements Minister Connie September hands over houses in Port St John’s in the Eastern Cape this Thursday

The fifty-seven houses were built by 80 women volunteers as part of the national and provincial Departments of Human Settlements programme of celebrating the Women’s Month. The volunteers were trained in bricklaying, plastering, roofing and casting of foundations before they started building.

Minister September will be accompanied by her deputy, Zou Kota-Fredericks, MEC for Human Settlements Helen Sauls-August and the Mayor of Port St John’s Mnyamezeli Mangqo.

Date: 29 August 2013

Venue: Ludalasi Village (Ward 3, Ndimakude Administrative Area)

Time: 10h00

Issued by the Department of Human Settlements

For more information contact Xolani Xundu on 083 788 5747 or Teboho Montse at 082 886 6721

Press Release Date: 
Monday, August 26, 2013