Change is in your pocket

The Big Issue is a socially responsible non-profit organisation that enables willing unemployed and marginalised adults to take responsibility for their own lives through a developmental employment programme.

Contact Us


Unit A057

Selwyn Street Studios

The Palms

145 Sir Lowry Road


Cape Town



021 461 6690


General enquiries: Penny Hawker on

Editor: Alicia English on

Managing Director: Derek Carelse on

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At The Big Issue, we welcome your comments, questions and queries, so don’t hesitate to share your views! We look forward to chatting to you.