ObsCAN Feed You x Africa 70

presenting a couple of nostalgic favourites over the next two weeks. This Sunday, the good people at African Box are making saka madesu – the satisfying warmth of madesu na loso meets the utter moreishness of saka saka: cassava leaves and vegetables and brown beans, served with a coconut rice. free, as always, to our…

News from the CAN’s

Our little community kitchen in Observatory, Cape Town is in desperate need of funds should we wish continue our work through the new year.  – Since the start of lockdown, the community kitchen has served three meals every day twice a day to our street-based neighbours on the Village Green, many of whom are Black…

Invitation to join ObsCAN Feed You!

ObsCAN Feed You (OCFY)) is a community kitchen initiative that mobilises resources (time, culinary skills, money, community and food) within the neighbourhood of Observatory towards making good nutritious food available to people who need it. We emerged from community-based Covid-19 response action and it is our wish to evolve into a sustained structure of community…

OBS CAN Feed you WhatsApp group

PHOTO: Prepping one of OCFY’s daily meals Since the Covid pandemic prompted declaration of a state of disaster, Obs CAN has coordinated solidarity with our neighborhood’s most vulnerable residents. [the CAN has helped connect people with medical, legal, and other kinds of assistance.] One of the most important needs is food. building on the long-standing efforts…

Usefull Community Action Networks (CAN) Group info

For those of you who wish to get involved in doing something helpful to fight COVID-19, I want to draw your attention to various activities organized through the Observatory Community Action Networks, one of 78 active CAN‘s across Cape Town, involving more than 1200 volunteers. Click on the title above for more information. Communities are doing…