Will Wolwerivier be a model for development, or the next Blikkiesdorp?

Charles Grove is a resident at Wolwerivier informal settlement. He was moved there from Richmond Park. He is also one of the people that will be moved to the Wolwerivier Farm incremental development area (IDA). Photo by Christine Ayela.

Unemployment, alcohol abuse, drugs and illnesses like TB are some of the community’s troubles. But some residents living in this informal settlement, say they do not want to move to temporary houses being built by the City of Cape Town, known as an incremental development area (IDA).