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Audio Clips

03 June 2020

Our Senior Programme Coordinator, Mike Makwela talks about the work that Planact and it’s partner organisations have been doing during the nation-wide lockdown in the context of Covid-19 pandemic

09 April 2019

On the show, Today with John Perlman, our Senior Programme Coordinator, Mike Makwela weighs in on the buzz words: Renewal; Upgrading and Reconstruction in response to the Alex Total Shutdown protest.

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14 May 2019

Now that the elections have come and gone, John Perlman asks: What mechanisms are there to hold politicians accountable beyond the elections? He is joined by Mike Makwela from Planact and Amanda Rinquest from Equal Education and later by a representative from the Socio- Economic Rights Institute.

02 July 2020

Mike Makwela on Hot 919 FM news bulletins  talks about progress made to provide informal settlements with basic sanitation facilities such as water and toilets through Asivikelane initiative

04 June 2020

Our Senior Programme Coordinator, Mike Makwela discussing Asivikelane no.8 report. City of Ekurhuleni is doing better compared to City of Johannesburg with regards to water and sanitation provision during the Covid-19 pandemic in informal settlements

14 March 2019

Demands for Municipality

“The Municipality should consider coming up with a permanent solution on water provision in Spring Valley because the money spent is too much for an emergency service…,” Programme Coordinator, Shumani Luruli

14 March 2019

Spring Valley

Programme Coordinator, Shumani Luruli explains Planact’s interventions on various issues in the Spring Valley community under the informal settlement upgrading programme.

20 May 2019

Planact radio interview on PowerFM98.7 discussing Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP) covering the following:

  • Background behind FLISP
  • Who the target audience is
  • Experiences with beneficiaries of FLISP in terms of impact.
02 February 2017

Our Senior Programme Coordinator, Mike Makwela talks about decision-making, governance and accountability.

10 June 2020

Inadequate service delivery is finally getting nationwide attention. On 10 June 2020, 15 radio stations broadcasting in all 11 South African official languages aired a segment on Covid-19 and informal settlements.

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31 July 2020

Sikhaba COVID 19 – Good News Stories – Informal settlement communities share the good things that they have been doing in their communities to assist fellow residents during the Covid-19 pandemic

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17 July 2020

Mike Makwela (Senior Programme Coordinator) discussing service delivery challenges, the formation of the Ekurhuleni cluster as well as the Asivikelane campaign to amplify community voices.