About Own Haven

Inspired by the second UN World Habitat Conference in 1996, the erstwhile Van der Leij Foundation, now Intervolve, initiated a training programme at Haven Hills South for the underprivileged in the townships of East London, South Africa, called the “High Return Housing Project”.

With the support of the erstwhile “Woningbouwvereniging Eigen Haard”, Own Haven Housing Association was established to own and manage the rental stock of the development, consisting of 318...Learn more about us

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Community Development Sept_Oct 2014

Community Development Sept_Oct 2014

Monday, 10 November 2014

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September marked the resuscitation of our tenant computer course. 2 tenants were chosen to participate in the 6 week course. The course has been going very well and another 2 tenants will be selected to participate during No...Read more

Community Development Aug 2014

Community Development Aug 2014

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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This month we celebrate our 26th month of the Happy Hearts Soup Kitchen. This is thanks to our sponsors who make monthly donations of funds, ingredients,bread and rice towards the soup kitchen.The service we offer is accessi...Read more

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Should you wish to apply for a residential property to rent, please download and complete the relevant application form below and return to our office via Fax: +27 (0) 86 674 7230 or Email: mail@ownhaven.co.za

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