From Vision to Reality – that’s an exciting journey! We were asking the question of how we can reach and walk with the people with whom we mehr lesen »


Kathy has lived in 7 de Laan since 2008, but she already gained a lot of respect in the community because of her calm and reasonable nature. mehr lesen »

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A while ago Sandra facilitated a Holiday Kids Club in the neighbourhood where she grew up, during which she met two sisters age 13 and 17. The two mehr lesen »


On the streets, squares and parks of inner-city Cape Town we meet the most interesting and diverse kind of people. There are young homeless men and women mehr lesen »

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At the end of each financial year, which ends on March 31, our non-profit organization is obliged to summarize our finances and activities in an annual report and mehr lesen »


D. * is 21 years old. For almost two years he sat in the awaiting trial section of Medium A, the Juvenile prison of Pollsmoor. Pollsmoor, which mehr lesen »

Our Cookbook

Our Cookbook

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Growing ambitions for our aquaponics garden


Our aquaponics garden is providing fresh organic food for the 7 de Laan community, and, with our new expanded area, soon a source of income too. What is aquaponics? Aquaponics is a great way to grow vegetables, salad and herbs. It has two parts which work in harmony: plants which grow in water (not soil), and fish ponds. The fish waste provides an organic food source for the plants, and the plants filter the water for the fish. Why did we start aquaponic farming at 7 de Laan? There are four things which really make this a great project for our community. 1. An easy, natural way to … read more »

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Our Projects

Prison Ministry

What is going on behind bars in South African prisons … more »

Youth-at-Risk Cape Flats

Support for children, youth and young adults in social hotspots the of the Cape Flats… ... more »


Young and homeless – the dark side of inner-city Cape Town… more »

7de Laan

Many townships in South Africa have developed into large cities in the past years. A lot ... more »

Our bus

We stay in touch through our mobile youth and community centre in our double decker bus … more »



At HOSA we understand the dynamics and the challenges of projects and initiatives ... more »