Asivikelane TV

Asivikelane TV: Episode 1

Episode 1 of Asivikelane TV documents the work of informal settlement residents in South Africa’s major cities who are faced with severe basic service shortages during the COVID-19 crisis. Residents answer three questions about their access to water, clean toilets and waste removal – the results will be published bi-weekly and shared with the relevant government actors.

Asivikelane TV: Episode 2

Watch episode 2 to hear from IBP South Africa’s partners on the state of informal settlements in Johannesburg, South Africa during COVID-19.

Asivikelane TV: Episode 3

Residents in informal settlements face challenges of access to toilets, communal toilets being cleaned and access to water during the Covid-19 pandemic. Episode 3 focuses on conditions in Cape Town.

Asivikelane TV: Episode 4

In episode 4, we learn that despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Cape Town has not increased its budget allocations for informal settlements taps and toilets in its main 2020/21 budget or subsequent adjustment budgets. The City did, however, budget for an accumulated cash surplus of over R5 billion at the end of the current financial year.