About Philisa Abafazi Bethu SA
Philisa Abafazi Bethu SA is a nonprofit organization which was establish in 2008. It is situated in Lavender Hill, Cape Town. Our organization advocates for the rights of women who are victims of domestic and intimate partner violence. Our interventions also address the relationship between gang violence and domestic violence. Further, our organization has a strong child protection focus.
Emergency Battered Woman Safe House (Call: 076 270 30 50)
Our Safe House project was launched on 22 September 2009 with the aim of providing an emergency, over-night facility to women and children who are survivors of domestic violence and rape. There is a warm bed, shelter and a counsellor on duty who will be able to provide support, 24-hours a day for victims of sexual violence and domestic and child abuse.
Women Empowerment Programmes
Our women empowerment training programmes provide women with all the tools and knowledge they will need to be independent, safe and secure within their homes and the community as a whole.
Child Safeguarding Programmes
The children’s programmes aim at providing children with a safe environment to develop and create everlasting positive friendships. We offer an after school programme which provides educational enrichment, extracurricular activities, and care.