Our Programmes

Our programmes and other initiatives are implemented through a partnership-based approach.


Communities & Justice

The Communities and Justice Programme is a flagship of the Safer South Africa Foundation, initiated in 2012. Read more


Community Dialogues

The SSAF Community Dialogues Programme was established as an innovative community engagement process. Read more


National Safety Debates

In quest of innovative solutions for community safety and transformation in South Africa’s Criminal Justice System. Read more


Policy & Research

At Safer South Africa Foundation, we are dedicated to improving the integration of local knowledge and research-based evidence into policy-making. Read more

‘South Africa – a safer place to work, rest and play’

The Communities and Justice Programme is in line with Vision 2030 as set out in the National Development Plan to build safer communities and a just society.

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Key to implementing the Communities and Justice Programme is our training manual, which seeks to achieve the following:

  • Dispel myths that communities may hold about the criminal justice system.
  • Improve participation of communities in crime prevention initiatives.
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As crime changes its face, collectively, we need to find new crime fighting strategies and solutions to empower and mobilise communities.

Dr Tshenuwani FarisaniChairperson: Safer South Africa Foundation

Let us build a solid foundation for the future of our country, in terms of crime prevention and exposing young people to careers in the Criminal Justice System.

Mr Alfred TsetsaneManaging Director of Bokatuma Group

As our nation grows, to ensure people’s safety, we need organisations such as the Safer South African Foundation to work with our members and the community.

Nkosinathi ThelediGeneral Secretary: POPCRU