Sosbenza Centre for Peace

Sosebenza (meaning: 'let us work together') is a community-based youth center in Masiphumelele Township, Cape Town. The aim of the center to build and maintain a safe and inspiring environment where the youth of ‘Masi’ can be nourished - physically, intellectually and emotionally.

The center is a dynamic space used by different organizations that share a similar goal – to uplift the youth, by offering a wholesome alternative to gangs, drugs and violence. At present activities at the center include

  • a Women’s Empowerment Sewing Project,
  • The Bicycle Empowerment Network,
  • Litha Lomsa (an environmental education and action group),
  • An organic vegetable garden from which the children are fed,
  • A Recycling Centre,
  • Various Dance and Church Groups
  • Indigenous flower garden.
  • Monthly Breath-Water-Sound workshops