As the recession bites, the number of homeless people flocking to the city centre and well-off suburbs is increasing, with some charities and NGOs struggling to keep up with the demand for their services. Rowen Ravera, a strategic partnership development manager at Cape Town-based charity and integration centre U-Turn, said: “The number of homeless people has been steadily increasing over the past four years. We estimate there has been a 30% increase in homelessness, and the situation is exacerbated by the recession.” Red More : https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/western-cape/ngos-charities-battle-to-cope-with-rise-in-destitute-living-on-cape-town-streets-44579504