About the purple centre:
The purple centre is located in an area where there are huge problems with alcohol and drug abuse and gambling. It also has a high percentage of one-parent families.
The centre offers informal schooling and after school tuition, to give the children a better chance of staying in education and passing their exams.
Womens groups offer education in health and hygiene, literacy, numeracy and leadership skills. It also creates a trusted community of women who can learn money management, learn to save money and improve their family income by learning new skills that will allow them to start a small business. Sewing training, allows women to learn to make clothing. Many women progress to opening a small business after this training.