Billionaire Douw Steyn steps up in Diepsloot
As the toll of the Covid-19 pandemic grows and the government’s response falls short, NGOs are stepping in to feed hungry communities
Extension 1 of Diepsloot, just north of Joburg, is more informal settlement than established suburb. Streets are narrow and unmarked, and shack numbers are hard to come by.
A convoy of vehicles crawls down one of the dusty roads where shacks are crammed between stalls, shop-fronts and communal toilets. The vehicles are laden with food parcels, to be delivered by the Diepsloot Youth Programme (DYP)...