Moms on the Cape Flats step in to teach math amid gang mayhem

Numeracy project run by mothers a tonic in high-crime Cape Flats

06 October 2019 - 00:02 By TANYA FARBER

Some people on the Cape Flats want revenge on gangsters, others want the military to stay forever, and many just dream of escaping.

But for a group of women in the violent community of Elsies River, a programme called Math Moms is proving a powerful antidote to a life of trauma and fear...

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