Who is Dave Sassman?
- Member of the Regional Housing Board (Cape of Good Hope Region),
- The Cape Town Chamber of Commerce,
- Executive City Councillor and
- A host of other key positions in ‘outreach programmes’ around the world.
- Hong Kong,
- South Korea,
- United Emirates,
- Mexico and
- More than 32 US States.
Dave Sassman (Trained Paralegal/Registered Prison Parole Officer/Former Librarian) and his wife, Connie (Registered Welfare Officer), established a Welfare Office in their humble home – 1, Edgemere Road, Heathfield, Cape Town. South Africa, and T/A Sassman, Sassman and Sassman
1970 - 1980: Growth
We grew as more volunteers got involved. Each year, several large projects were scheduled. Donations came from Pick n Pay, Woolworths, Checkers, Martie’s Bakery and Shoprite. We had Volunteers from all walks of life.
Dave was introduced as a Top-Class Motivational Speaker. Several leading South African companies and more than 120 schools across the country benefited from his Motivational Presentations.
July 1983: Raised School Funds
Two Export & Import companies, Atlantic Enterprises and Anjo Distributors, were established. As a result, hundreds of thousands of Rand were raised by us towards School Funds for Coloured and Black Schools all over the country.
1997: Peking Brickworks CC
Messrs Peking (RSA) Brickworks CC (CK 97/02283/23) was established. Providing funding for free Legal Advice, Prison Parole Applications and Consultations relating to Building Contracts, Export & Import, Immigration Matters and Business Start-Ups.
1997: The Foundation
Peking (RSA) Brickworks CC introduced the Unique Brick Manufacturing & Building System we use to this day. A volunteer construction team made-up of 5 unskilled workers converged on Philippi to construct a 29,9 M2 house in 1 Day. The Dave Sassman Foundation NPC was born.
WHERE WE ARE NOW
Where We Are Today?
- Transfer these skills to unskilled workers and
- Assist with addressing the Housing Backlogs in developing countries.