Donations needed

Lawrence Nkotha has been working at the Animal Welfare Society for six years. Here he is seen with one of his favourite dogs, Lucky.

The Animal Rescue Organisation’s charity shops need stock of bric-a-brac, clothes, shoes, linen, household items, garden ware and furniture. They collect weekdays but can try to arrange for after-hours collection if necessary. If you want to donate, call 021 396 5511 or 082 836 5880.

All unwanted goods, including furniture, books, clothing, utensils and office equipment can be dropped at Cape Flats Development Association (CAFDA) erf 819-5 in Boundary Road, Schaapkraal. For more information, call Eleanor Witte on 021706 2050 or 081 595 6309.

PHA tours

The Philippi Horticultural Area (PHA) is hosting tours of the farmland, the city’s breadbasket every Saturday during April, from 10am to noon, starting at the PHA Campaign Centre, 195 Schaapkraal Road, Philippi. Learn about the challenges facing this unique horticultural area and be informed about the aquifer that has potential to provide one third of Cape Town’s water. Book via WhatsApp at 082 811 4944.

Useful numbers

The City of Cape Town has one
call centre number for all accounts and general enquiries, such as water, electricity, valuations,
traffic fines and motor vehicle
registration. The number is 0860 103 089.

The NSRI Western Cape Emergency number is 021 449 3500 and the national emergency numbers is 112 (from a cellphone) and 10177 (from a landline).