BASE! Rural Development South Africa

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: 16 De Kockstreet
Riviersonderend 7250
Country: South Africa
Region: Central and Southern Africa
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UN Languages: English
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Areas:
  • Prevention
  • Training
  • Drug Treatment
  • Criminal Justice

  • Other:'Human Rights'
Short description:
Defeating crime is in the best interest of all South African communities. BASE! Rural Development South Africa deploys trained young people in Public Safety as Community Safety Officers (CSOs) on foot beat in communities, doing crime prevention patrols. They also doing fighting fire in rural area where their is no fire station and where the police station is more than 10km.
These youngster receive stipends for 8 days of work from the South African government, so its also a job opportunity for these youngster.
Crime rates have been reduced by 45% in each rural area where these CSOs work.
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