Residents of newly occupied areas in Cape Town struggle to maintain a dignified life without water, electricity and sanitation services.
The inadequate and lack of services at Silvertown informal settlement near Malmesbury affects women the most.
Organisations representing backyarders in Cape Town say that government’s housing database has to be laid bare to ensure the most deserving people receive subsidised houses.
Not finding anyone to receive their memorandum at the Civic Centre and at Parliament, the protestors vowed to return in the next few days.
It has been six days since the occupiers of Arcadia Place were evicted and living on the streets outside the building in Observatory.