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-  DSD NYS Programme empowers Youth through Free Driving Skills​
People with Disabilities hopes to change how they are viewed​
Gqeberha Social Worker wins Top SA Public Servant Awards​
Hope is not all lost in ensuring Ethical Public Service​
Impactful funding of Disability Projects by Social Development​

Teenage pregnancy on the rise in the Eastern Cape
Too many Children don't have fathers at home
- The fight against Gender Based Violence and Substance Abuse taken to Humansdorp​
- Gender Based Violence and Substance abuse, a Global Plague​
Social Development brings hope to the poor villages​
- Five unemployed women open a laundry business​
- Alzeheimer disease a social issue
- Deputy Minister Hendrietta Bagopane-Zulu launched the 999 Alcohol Feotus Syndrome Campaign in Gqeberha​
DOXA provides a safe heaven for male victims of Gender Based Violence​
The Eastern Cape Social Development says NO to Gender Based Violence and Substance Abuse​
Amathole District Director conferred a Doctor Degree​
- ​MEC Lusithi launches Sisonke Sizophumelela Campaign
Take a child to work day 2021​
Fighting Malnutrition by empowering Women through Skills Development
- Putting Men on the Forefront to curb GBV and Gender Inequality​

Deputy Minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu visits Mtshazi Safe Home, KwaBhaca
- Ms Pamela Mngini retires after 40 years of unbroken services to the Department of Social Development​
- Science Kit handed over to schools​
- Debenek Schools benefiting on the MEC Lusithi driven Intergrated Back to School Programme​
Alukho usana olungenanina​
MEC Lusithi joins various leaders in recognition of Social Work Day​
MEC rolls out Multi-Million Rand Sanitary Dignity Campaign for EC School Girls​
MEC rolls out a Banking System for SRD Beneficiaries​
MEC Lusithi condemns abuse of Older Persons​
Intergrated Service Delivery and Handing over of School Uniform in Bathurst​
- Covid-19 Pandemic A Psychological Problem as much it is Medical​
- MEC in Back to School Campaign in Senqu Local Municipality​

- Stakeholders' Dialogues to address Gender-Based Violence​
- Hope not all lost in ensuring ethical public service​
- Struggle icon consistency inspires DSD commitment to the poor​
Risk of devastating hunger levels due to Covid-19​
 Interventions breathing hope and life in the "Village of Death"​

Imvuselelo held for Covid-19 Frontline Workers​

- MEC Lusithi conducts oversight and compliance visits at DSD Facilities​
- Faith, has Faith in VSS Bill​
- MEC hands over vehicles to fight Covid-19
- Healing Minds making huge contribution in fighting Covid-19
- Rest in Peace "Boss"
- Men's Forum bids farewell to Mr Ndumiso Gola​
- Service Excellence Awards 2020​
- Social Development launches Orange Day
- Social Development and Gift of the Givers offers assistance to flood victims

- CNDC's awarded in Nelson Mandela Bay
- Social Development on War Against Poverty in Middelburg​
- How the tables have turned
- Eastern Cape Golden Games participant to fly SA Flag in Canada
- EDCON partners with Soc Dev and United Nations to empower Gender Based Violence Survivors
- Department plans to tackle Malnutrition amongst Children
- R55 Million cash injection for OR Tambo District Early Childhood Development Centres
- Department join hands with Stakeholders to curb Drug Abuse
- Customer Care instills work ethics in Qumbu
- R2m giveaway by Minister Lindiwe Zulu to Masibulele Day Care Centre in Mdantsane
- World Population Day in Mqhekezweni Great Place
-  Intergenerational Dialogues in Mqhekezweni
-  Emergency Winter Feeding Programme launched at Kenton-On-Sea
- Socdev taking Thuma Mina Campaign to Inxuba yeThemba Municipality
- Social Development hosts the Provincial Youth Symposium in Mount Fletcher

- Youth on the rise
- Hear me too
- Youth Care Centre Boys take part in 67 Minutes
- Community Project and local schools receive much needed help
- Eastern Cape Community development chosen nationally to be rolled out in all provinces
 - Early Childhood Development Summit 2018
 - Young offender's lives changing for the better
 - MEC condemns Child Maltreatment
 - MEC P. Dyantyi strengthen family support in Nelson Mandela Metro
 - HOD officially launches Sanitary Dignity Campaign
 - Social Development taking services to the people
 - Newly appointed Head of Department visits Chris Hani Officials
 - MEC launches Social Work Programme at Senqu Municipality

- It takes a village to raise a child
- For us by us
- Mandela Month celebrated in Koukamma
- Teen parents given Parental Support
- MEC visits poor perfoming schools in Chris Hani District

- Dispelling social stigmas associated with albinism
- Provincial Women's Day celebrations
- Walmer's homeless people to receive meals
- District received vehicled to improve service delivery
- Domestic Workers given an ear by the Department through a Seminar
- "Let us build self esteem to people with Albinism" - urgues Sihlwayi
- Amathole District is the Provincial Golden Games Champions in 2016
- Official Opening of the Ernest Malgas Treatment Centre
- Rehabilitation of young offenders, the crux of John X Merriman
- I am not a runner, I'm a normal human being just like you.
EC well represented in Global UN Women Development Commission in the US
Social Development adopt Maxeke's name to inspire it's workers
- 250 Homeless people benefit from CNDC in Nelson Mandela
- Multi million State of the Art Centre opened to help young Substance Abuse Addicts

  - EC DSD sets aside R14 Million for YOuth & Women Development​
  - MEC visits poor performing Schools in Chris Hani District​
  - Gogo receives furniture thanks to Soc Dev and Joshua Door​
  - Domestic Workers have rights too, said MEC​ 
 -  One School, One Social Work 
  - New District Manager for Chris Hani District
  - Youth to cook their way out of Poverty
  - Provincial Youth Camp 2015
  - MEC visits Farming Community
  - Governemt commited to moving Women forward
  - MEC Sihlwayi brings hope to a family in Hankey
  - Youth Development programme changes Sive's life

  -  Door to Door campaign to assist distressed households
  - Social Development adopts schools
  - Family the cornerstone of Society
  - Youth gather in Cradock for dialogues
  -  A call to Youth to become ambassadors of African Unity
   - Handing-over-of-Africa-for-Africa-Women's-Conference-Report
   - Department Launches a 24 Hour Call Centre
  - Entrepreneurs of the World converge for Africa for Africa Women's Conference
  -  Chef students presented with work and entrepreneurs opportunities
  -  Restoration of Morals within households addressed during back to school campaign
  -  The last remain of the Nigerian tragedy finally handed over to families

  -  Department optimistic to get a clean audit this Financial year
  -  Support of Government programmes needed from stakeholders, says MEC
  -  The family institution is central in service delivery, the colloquium maintains
  -  Idutywa School gets financial injection during Back to School Campaign
  -  Social Development and ASSA held first workshop in EC on Albinism


  - The department continues to create an enabling environment for young people
  - Department held Social Service Proffesional Prayer
  - Eastern Cape retain  Top spot in National Golden games


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MEC: Mrs Siphokazi Lusithi


A caring society for the protection and development of the poor and vulnerable towards a sustainable society.


To transform our society by building conscious and capable citizens through the provision of integrated social development services with families at the core of social change.
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