Cause Index


Changing communities through tech
In 2018 4000 people were displaced when a fire ravaged through an informal settlement in Khayalitsha, Cape Town. Tragically this is a common occurrence throughout townships in South Africa, often leading to loss of life.
Lack of access to water and narrow paths between shacks delay rescue team access to affected areas allowing fires to spread fast from home to home.
Mzuvukile Monco is an entrepreneur who through his desire to use various low and high technology devices aims to prevent shack fires and other problems that affect his community.