News and Speeches for Ministry of Social Development

Minister Fritz to address International Resilience Conference

26 July 2016

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will address the International Resilience Conference to be held at the Cornerstone Institute. Read More

Visiting Rutgers Professor joins Minister Fritz on oversight visits

26 July 2016

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, today conducted oversight visits to old age homes and the Rocklands Youth Café in Mitchells Plain. Read More

Over 1000 sanitary pads donated as part of ongoing Social Makeover Project

26 July 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) donated over 1067 sanitary pads to the University of the Western Cape’s SRC, as part of the ongoing Social Makeover Project (SMP). Read More

Mandela Month: Department joins hands with hotel to donate

20 July 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) today continued the campaign to honour the memory of Nelson Mandela this Mandela Month. Read More

Mandela Day: Department hosts 67 manicures for 67 grannies

18 July 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has honoured the memory of Nelson Mandela by devoting 67 minutes to provide 67 older persons with manicures. Read More

40 mattresses donated to Siyazama Creche

13 July 2016

In the run-up to Mandela Day, the Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, visited and donated 40 mattresses to Siyazama Creche in Thembalethu, George. The visit forms part of the Ministerial Child & Youth Outreach... Read More

World Population Day 2016 – Investing in Teenage Girls

12 July 2016

World Population Day is celebrated annually on 11 July. In 1998, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme recommended that this day be observed to raise awareness on various population issues affecting the world. Read More

Min Fritz to visit disabled youth in Uniondale and ECD centre in Thembalethu

11 July 2016

Tomorrow, as part of a week-long Ministerial Child & Youth Outreach Programme in the Eden Region, Minister Fritz will conduct an oversight visit to a family living with people with disabilities in Uniondale, and later visit an Early Childhood... Read More

MEC Fritz launches Youth Outreach Programme in Eden region

11 July 2016

The Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, today began the first leg of the week-long Ministerial Youth Outreach Programme in the Eden Region. Read More