What is the RSEP/VPUU Programme?
The Regional Socio-Economic Programme and Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading Programme (RSEP/VPUU Programme) is an intergovernmental programme run in the Western Cape. The programme was established in response to the requirements of a “whole-of-society” approach and is currently being implemented in thirteen municipalities in the Western Cape.
Phase one of the RSEP Programme included three municipalities while phase two took on an additional seven municipalities. The VPUU programme is currently being implemented in three municipalities. The Programme comprises a large variety of projects, driven by different role players, including Local Municipalities, Provincial Departments, the VPUU Not for Profit Company (VPUU NPC) and communities. A core component of the programme is to promote learning and to mainstream lessons learnt, best practice and opportunities for replication in other municipalities and towns.