Friends of Johannesburg Cemeteries
The Friends of Johannesburg Cemeteries (FOJC) was founded by Sarah Welham to research, explore, and restore Johannesburg’s historic cemeteries. It has signed a partnership agreement with Joburg Parks to enable this. The Friends meet regularly to clean headstones and cut back vegetation, and to prevent further deterioration of headstones. The Friends also funds the professional restoration of damaged headstones.
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Friends of the Johannesburg Cemeteries in the Media
Vandalism at Braamfontein Cemetery – read and watch below:
IOL Article: read it here
The Citizen article: read it here and here
The Times article: read it here
City of Joburg article: read it here
eNCA article: read it here
Sowetan Live article: read it here
Newzroom Africa (video)
Eyewitness News (video)
Friends of the Johannesburg Cemeteries was recently featured on eNCA eNUUS! Watch the clip here:
The Northcliff and Melville Times recently published an article about the FOJC’s work. Read it here.