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Cape Town edu-care hosts community market

In the spirit of neighbourliness, a Cape Town edu-care centre has opened its hearts and doors to their neighbours. Kay-Dee Edu-care in Rosebank has welcome neighbours to join the first on many community markets they’re hoping to run.

Breast Cancer Awareness – OurSupport

Breast cancer among South African women is increasing. It is one of the most common type of cancer, affecting women, according to the national health department. One in 26 women in South Africa is likely to develop the disease. This month, we support the…

What’s a braai between neighbours

Whether you say barbecue, barby, ukuwosa inyama, shisa nyama or braai, whether you pair it with garlic bread, green salad or pap, the soft hissing sound of meat on the grill and the wafts of smoke and flavour floating in the air resonates…

OurHeroes – Kind neighbours rebuild home

Heroes don’t always wear capes, come from the sky or are born after being exposed to radiation. Sometimes heroes exist in our very own neighbourhoods. This was the case when an ordinary Tamboerskloof resident helped rebuild a children’s home after it burnt to the…

App update – OurHood releases v2.4

Another month has passed here at the OurHood offices, and another version of our app is out! Stability, speed and safety were the keywords of this update.  

Nelson Mandela Day

“It is easy to break down and destroy. The heroes are those who make peace and build.” Celebrated each year on 18 July, Nelson Mandela Day aims to inspire a ripple of good needs throughout the world, and looks to encourage individuals, communities,…

Love thy neighbour this Valentines Day

The big day of love is right around the corner and approaching fast. Some of you procrastinators out there may be scrambling about last minute to pull together a few special gift ideas or romantic plans for your beloved. While others have planned…

Burglars Target Homes During Load Shedding

It looks like the bad guys are making use of Eskom’s load shedding timetables to target homes who aren’t able to set their alarms.[expand title=”Read More…“] When a new crime was posted after load shedding on Friday night, all the neighbours in Camps…

OurHood is up and running!

We are proud to announce that OurHood has gone live in different neighbourhoods! Currently we are up and running in: – Cape Town: Green Point, Camps Bay, Woodstock, Noordhoek – Johannesburg: Parktown North and Parkhurst What are you waiting for? Sign up now here!…

OurHood!

 OurHood.co.za – a social network designed to improve neighbourhoods and strengthen communities – is live!  OurHood provides an online platform for residents to communicate with each other on any device. Local Neighbourhood Watches and community groups will no longer have to rely on…