Season 5 Episode 49[types field=”date-and-time” style=”text” format=”D, j M Y g:ia” separator=”, ” id=””][/types]
“The fact that we are in close proximity to the mall and we have several schools that are situated within the area….it attracts all sorts of criminals to this area, so it was very important for us to start doing something….”
“There are no hidden agendas, we don’t want rewards for what we’re doing. We’re doing this because we are concerned about our community”
A group of men from Gugulethu were tired of the ceaseless theft, violence and crime in their neighbourhood, so they decided to take action, forming a neighbourhood watch group called the Khanya Safety Patrol. Each night they put their lives on the line, patrolling the streets of Gugulethu, ensuring the safety of their community members. Their motivation: seeing their community grow from a township to a thriving suburb.