25th November till 11th December

Paddle Out and Stand Up against Gender-Based Violence.
Prizes and Paddle Out on the 11th December

16Waves of Activism coincides with the annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign.

The 16 Days of Activism is a United Nations campaign which takes place annually from 25 November (International Day of No Violence against Women) to 10 December (International Human Rights Day). Other key commemorative days during this period include World Aids Day on the 1st December and the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, on 3 December of every year.
16Waves is a community event to: ​

Raise Awareness
about GBV

Advocate for
victims of GBV

Support victims
of GBV

Each wave rider collects their own sponsors to donate the amount of their choosing for them to have

16 days to catch
16 waves


Step 1: Register

Sign up with your details to start collecting sponsors.  Make sure to attend on 11 December to confirm your registration and pick up your free Swag Bag (for the first 100 earning registrants).


Step 2: Collect Sponsors

Collect as many friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, etc as you can to make a donation for you to catch waves, raise awareness, and advocate for victims of Gender-based Violence. 

Step 3: Catch waves

During 16 days of activism (25 November to 10 December) catch waves, and fulfill your commitment to your sponsors. Paddle out and Stand Up against GBV.  Don’t forget to share your stoke and tag @16_waves!

Step 4: make your donation

ALL proceeds go to the S-Cape safe house and benefit victims of Gender-based Violence.  Total funds raised can be made by Bank Card or Snapscan on the day of the Paddle Out event or by EFT

Bank name: Standard Bank (Blue Route)
Branch Code: 051001
Account Name: S-Cape Trust
Account Number: 270030271 Reference: First 4 letters of Surname + 16W

EXAMPLE: Full16w 

Step 5: Paddle Out

Hosted by Surf Emporium in Muizenberg on 11 December. Registration Confirmation, Swag Bag collection, and fund submission from 930am-11am.  Community Paddle Out in advocation against Gender-based Violence.  

All proceeds go to the S-Cape safe house for trafficked women and children.

In proud collaboration with:

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Our mission is providing safe shelter, basic necessities, and individualized therapeutic and empowerment services for victims of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation to walk in freedom and power.  

TO DONATE: Standard Bank (Blue Route), Account Name: S-Cape Trust, Universal Code: 051001, Account Number: 270030271

“Three things will last forever: FAITH, HOPE and LOVE and the greatest of these is LOVE”  1 Corinthians 13:13