About Us

CHANGING LIVES SHOE LAUNDRY

About Changing Lives Shoe Laundry

Changing Lives Shoe Laundry is a shoe cleaning service social enterprise in Cape Town, which strives to promote student success in higher education by providing food vouchers to students who are food in secure.

Quality 90%
Cleaner 95%
Affordable 100%

WHAT WE DO

We are a shoe cleaning social enterprise aiming to support students who are food insecure in higher education, by cleaning shoes and giving our customers a platform to buy food vouchers while getting their shoes clean.

DID YOU KNOW?

More than 30% of students in South African Universities are food insecure. This affects students’ attendance level, concentration in lectures, and eventually adds to our high student dropout rate due to the stress of food security while they study. As a developing country, the skills development of our youth is critical to the betterment of our society. By getting your shoes cleaned by CL Shoe Laundry. You are also buying a meal for a University student who is food insecure.

How it Works

HOW IT WORKS?

We collect, clean your shoes, and deliver them back to you at a premium price.  With our cleaning services, we get vulnerable groups in society to clean the shoes which creates employment for them and their families, thus reducing our food insecurity in our communities too.  So getting your shoes cleaned by us, goes a long way in our value creation.

VALUE FOR YOUR MONEY

When you book with us, your shoes are collected by us and delivered to our warehouse in Mowbray, a selected community member of Khayelitsha or Emfuleni who works for CL Shoe laundry, cleans your shoes and a food voucher is purchased for a student whose food in secure and your shoes are delivered to you in the most convenient way you can ever imagine.   Your shoes are then presented to you in style, clean, sanitized, and ready to be rocked by you again.

Value for your Money