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Qalakabusha - Start Over Programme

Assisting homeless individuals that show promise in becoming self-sufficient members of society. This is a selective 3 month live-in programme that focuses on personal development, self-management, documentation procurement and job placement.


• To provide opportunity for personal development to the homeless through: Computer lessons, English lessons, Financial planning, Family planning, Communication skills, Employment readiness lessons, Anger Management and Counselling.

• To achieve behaviour modification and self-esteem development through modelling loving and caring relationships.

• To assist with documentation: ID’s, Birth Certificates, Permits, Driver’s Licence renewals, and proof of residence, opening of bank accounts.

• To assist with job placement and job security

• To assist in securing permanent accommodation

Selection Criteria 

  • Individual should be South African or in the country legally

  • Individual should be less than 40 years of age​

  • Individual should be homeless

  • Individual should not have an outstanding warrant for their arrest

  • Individual should be referred by a local organisation, or individual

  • Individual should have the desire and be willing to change their lifestyle​​

  • Individual should be following their treatment as set out by their medical practitioner

The next programme commences

January 1st 2020

To apply fill out this form.

Volunteer Your Time 

We are looking for people like you to volunteer their skills at our Qalakabusha House in Blairgowrie.

Be it yoga, soccer, public speaking, finances, dancing, cv writing, playing a board game, acting, you name it we need it.


Is there someone you know who fits the criteria?

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Phone: 062 780 3433

We are a registered NPO 217-811 and NPC 2017 / 13748 / 08

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Fountain for the Thirsty  |  NPO  217-811  |  NPC 2017/13748 /08  |  PBO 930069748