Tag Archives: Oursafehood

Holiday Safety Tips

Holidays can be an exciting time for families. Staying safe during the holidays is vital and can make or break your holiday experience. Here are some safety measures to keep the holiday spirit alive. Safety tips cars Stash it, don’t flash it –…

Local organisation works to get kids off the street

For many children, their neighbourhood is seen as a safe place where streets are filled with bicycles and the fields occupied by soccer balls and play parks. But for some children, the street is their struggle and only source of survival. According to…

Mzansi Fire and Security partners with OurHood to keep Durban updated

On the heels of major upgrades to the design, user experience and stability recently made to OurHood, we are proud to announce a new partner and welcome Mzansi Fire and Security to OurHood. Mzansi Fire and Security is a family-run, community-driven security company…

Here’s why to verify!

It is maybe the most spoken subject in OurHood. Without it, the platform would not have existed and 17.000 people would have not feel secure and comfortable in their neighbourhoods. We are talking about the verification process. It has been there since the…

Keeping you safe online

Since the dawn of the digital age, one of the largest concerns virtual surfers have regarding their browsing habits is their online privacy. In the aftermath of the Edward Snowden incident, concerns surrounding the privacy of information posted on social media have been…

Robberies at your home? We have the solution

According to SAPS in 2014 more than 19000 robberies “took place” in residential premises and 18615 in non-residential premises all over the country. During 2014, robberies at residential premises increased by 7.4%, and robberies at non-residential premises by 13.7%.