Prison Upgrade Gallery

NGO's Prison Upgrade

As a way of restoring dignity to the inmates of the extremely overcrowded Pollsmoor Prison, Women Taking Action’s Shirly Paulse entered into negotiations with Pink Rock Media, the company involved in the making of the Feature Film, “The Forgiven”. The film based on the life of Desmond Tutu starred Forest Whitaker in the role of Desmond Tutu and was shot at Pollsmoor Correctional Centre during the period 14 November-16 December 2016.

These talks culminated in a collaboration between Women Taking Action and Pink Rock Media in December 2016, securing donations to Pollsmoor that included much needed Beds in the Male and Female units, Industrial Cleaning and Painting of the B2 and B5 Units – 200l of Paint, Painting of Dining Room, Medium C, 60 Flush Masters – Repairing of B2 and B5 Toilets, 10x Washing Machines, 2x Floor Buffer Machines, 150 Pairs of Sand Shoes, 203 x Inmate Uniforms Industrially Cleaned and Repaired and HD DSLR Camera for Management ….

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