While the whole country is reeling from the latest high stats, a glimmer of light has been shone to bring us some hope.
Diepsloot has seen a 9% reduction in murder crime as a result of the home alarm system connected to the police installed in over 500 households. The Memeza home alarms offer a holistic approach to crime prevention.
702's John Robbie spoke to Founder of Memeza Shout Crime Prevention, Thuli Mthethwa about how she came about the idea and how it has helped reduce crime in Diepsloot.
Listen to the conversation below:
Click here to see an EWN video of the Memeza Shout Crime Prevention system.
To support this initiative, visit the website: www.memeza.co.za
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