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MES is a Christian integrated social development organisation that has been changing the heart of the city since 1986 and has been actively working towards providing sustainable solutions to pervasive poverty in the inner cities of Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Kempton Park.
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Bring hope and warmth with WinterHope this June
WinterHope, a respected initiative serving for over 20 years, is back this year with its annual drive to provide winter essentials for those in need. Collaborating with PEN (Pretoria), MES (Johannesburg, Kempton Park, Gqeberha, and Cape Town), His Hands (Durban), and Towers of Hope (Bloemfontein), the campaign aims to help vulnerable communities across South Africa during the cold winter months. 28 May 2024 Read more

MES opens a new safe space for the homeless in Durbanville
MES (Mould Empower Serve) is proud to announce the opening of the Durbanville Safe Space, a robust further initiative set to positively impact the lives of homeless individuals, extending the service of the NGO to the people in need across the northern suburbs of Cape Town. 4 Apr 2024 Read more

Johannesburg youth take to the streets as part of 10 Days of Hope Outreach
Inner-city NPO Mould Empower Serve (MES) is excited to announce the return of 10 Days of Hope, The Jozi Challenge, for the first time in two years following the lift of Covid-19 restrictions. The annual campaign takes place from 24 June to 04 July and invites young people to participate and experience something out of the ordinary during their winter-term break! 30 Jun 2022 Read more

A national charity drive - brings hope and warmth during our cold winter months
The annual national WinterHOPE 2022 campaign kicked off today for its twentieth consecutive year. The main goal of WinterHOPE is to help vulnerable urban dwellers across the country in a responsible way to survive the cold of winter. WinterHOPE will collect clothing, food and donations at more than 140 collection points countrywide and distribute them to those in need in the same communities. This campaign runs for seven weeks from 23 May to 30 June 2022. 23 May 2022 Read more

MES celebrates 35 years of changing the hearts of SA's cities
This year, Mould Empower Serve (MES) celebrates 35 years of changing the hearts of South Africa's inner-city communities, bringing hope and driving sustainable impact to the communities they serve. In celebration, MES will host a global webinar on 1 June 2021 from 15:00 SAST (South Africa Standard Time). The webinar will provide an online platform to share the wider MES story with a global audience. 6 Jun 2021 Read more

Collaboration in spite of isolation
Isolation is a strong word. Over the last few months, we have had to make sacrifices in the way we associate with one another requiring us to build greater boundaries, increase distances, and whenever possible to hide our faces. Within a broken society where many are battling to build community due to the social ills that exist, isolation exacerbates the problem. Although the call for all citizens to stay at home in order to help flatten-the-curve of the Coronavirus COVID-19 has proven effective so far, what about those with no place to call home? 2 Jun 2020 Read more

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