ALL EVENTS


UrSlam Factor Finals

10/07/17, UrSlam Factor Finals,

One thousand two hundred auditions, several elimination rounds, and a lot of practice later Pollsmoor Prison has crowned its very own variety show winner.

Semi-Finals

21/04/17, UrSlam Factor Semi-Finals

UrSlam Factor Took place on the 21st of April 2017 at Pollsmoor Management Region, which included meals and Live Performances by the Top 21 Acts

inmate training

11/03/17, UrSlam Factor Talent Competition 5

UrSlam Factor is a yearly talent competition open to all inmates in Correctional Centres who have a talent. A first of its kind, the entire competition will be funded by Women Taking ActionThe programme has been developed specifically to assist inmates in the process of rehabilitation by providing inmates with a platform to showcase their talents.

4/03/17, UrSlam Factor Talent Competition 4

UrSlam Factor is a yearly talent competition open to all inmates in Correctional Centres who have a talent in music, comedy, magic, poetry, dance or writing. The pilot will be at the Pollsmoor Correctional Centre with the eventual rollout to Correctional Centres nationally.

25/02/17, UrSlam Factor Talent Competition 3

UrSlam Factor is a yearly talent competition open to all inmates in Correctional Centres , A first of its kind, the entire competition will be funded by Women Taking Action and will attract professional judges in the entertainment industry, from around South Africa and beyond the country's borders.

18/02/17, UrSlam Factor Talent Competition 2

A first of its kind, the entire competition will be funded by Women Taking Action and will attract professional judges in the entertainment industry, from around South Africa and beyond the country's borders. The programme has been developed specifically to assist inmates in the process of rehabilitation by providing inmates with a platform to showcase their talents.

6/02/17, UrSlam Factor Talent Competition 1

UrSlam Factor is a yearly talent competition open to all inmates in Correctional Centres who have a talent in music, comedy, magic, poetry, dance or writing. The pilot will be at the Pollsmoor Correctional Centre with the eventual rollout to Correctional Centres nationally.

6/11/16, Al-Noor Orphans at Malmesbury Correctional Centre

WTA in partnership with CPUT students and Correctional Services Malmesbury hosted the Al-Noor Orphans at Malmesbury Correctional Centre. Children were given a tour of the facility with an uplifting talk by an Inmate of his introduction into a life of crime, a spectacular show by a magician, music by Malmesbury Offender Band, a Cooked meal, desert, cakes and countless gifts...

UrSlam Factor Finals

24/09/16, Heritage Day

Women Taking Action spent saturday morning handing out spur breakfasts, clothing, shoes, loaves of bread and verious toppings to the homeless

pollsmoor

28/08/16, Pollsmoor Correctional Centre

200 Offenders of the Pollsmoor Correctional Centre were the recipients of the free Pap Smears, a high tea and toiletry packs. Special thanks to Esme Fortuin who so generously offered to assist Women Taking Action with the preparation when extra hands were needed.

18/06/16, Nelson Mandela International Day Breakfast

WOMEN TAKING ACTION CELEBRATED MANDELA'S CALL TO UNITE FOR CHANGE IN THE WORLD WITH A BREAKFAST FOR 67 HOMELESS MEN AND WOMEN FROM THE SOUTHERN SUBURBS AND SURROUNDING AREAS. EVERYONE RECEIVED A WHOLESOME MEAL, UPLIFTING TALK ABOUT HOW IN SPITE OF OUR OBVIOUS SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DIFFERENCES WE WERE ALL THE SAME BY VIRTUE OF OUR HUMANITY. GIFTS OF SCARVES WERE HANDED OUT TO ALL. FOOD FOR THE MIND, SOUL AND BODY.

UrSlam Factor Finals

26/06/16, PAP Smear and Glucose Screening Campaign

Women Taking Action launched a PAP Smear and Glucose Screening campaign in Partnership with the Department of Correctional Services West Coast Management Region and Precedence Laboratories with testing done for 150 women from farms in the Malmesbury area.

UrSlam Factor Finals

15/05/16, Douglas Murray Old Age Home

Women Taking Action donated Toiletries, Pillows, Blankets, Goody Boxes and a High Tea for 70 elderly men and women. Also 6 wheel chairs were donated by Correctional Services.

UrSlam Factor Finals

9/08/16, Women's Day Breakfast - Plumstead

What a beautiful giving day to celebrate Women's Day. The members of Women taking Action proudly hosted a breakfast for 50 women from disadvantaged communities. Each woman was given an article of clothing, a hand knitted scarf, hand made jewelry, socks, and toiletries. Today's guests were overwhelmed with gratitude.