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Saturday, February 18, 2023


The Denis Hurley Centre is a proactive NGO based in Durban which cares for the city’s poor and marginalised. One of their flagship entrepreneurship projects is Street Lit which helps a team of homeless and formerly homeless rehabilitated men and women earn a basic income from selling good second-hand donated books at venues around town.

Illa Thompson of Publicity Matters publicises this request: “We are looking for places to sell our fabulous books. If you have a safe, legal, busy, public place for one of our vendors to sell books, please let us know! Also – if you have fabulous second-hand books needing a home – we would love to hear from you!

“Please support our vendors. You will find them:


David van der Westhuizen – KZNSA Gallery;

David Sithole – outside municipal satellite container library alongside Workshop;

David Jones and Thanda Luthuli around the taxi ranks;

Alvin Dube – Berea Centre;

Bulelo Sigabi – Davenport Square,

Eric Makalo – Durban Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre;

Richard Nzima and Khanyisile Cele – Pick n Pay Hyper by the Sea;

Vusi Meyiwa –Bluff Towers;

Mxolisy Mavimbela – alongside Denis Hurley Centre; T

habo Molwena – Playhouse / City Hall precinct.


Look out for our bright lime green branding!

For more information contact Illa Thompson on 083 326 3234 or email: