This is the harsh reality for every South African social pensioner. It’s all they have to pay for a place to live, food, medical expenses, clothes, transport, and anything else that they might need.
After a lifetime of working, many of these old people are stripped of their dignity and become victims of loneliness, destitution, abuse, illness and depression.
NOAH’s mission is to restore dignity, respect and life-affordability to as many social pensioners as possible through the provision of:
The number of social pensioners NOAH provides a range of services to every year.
Independent communal living homes for more than 100 fit social pensioners in the greater Cape Town area.
Primary Health Care clinics offering bi-weekly doctors’ clinics with a focus on preventative and promotive health services for approximately 440 members.
Community centres offering financial support (including social enterprise development), social support, wellness support, access to information, and referrals to approximately 150 members.