Scalabrini – Website Redesign

The Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town’s vision is to foster the cultural, social and economic integration of migrants, refugees and South Africans into local society. 

  • Date: July 2022
  • Client: Scalabrini
  • Category: Web Redesign
  • Project: Web Design
  • Collaborators: Surefire Communications

Client Background

Scalabrini is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support and assistance to vulnerable migrants and refugees. However, they were facing significant challenges with their online presence due to an outdated WordPress website that was incompatible with the latest version of PHP. This resulted in frequent crashes, making it difficult for the client to update or edit the website content.

Engagement and Solution

In a bid to resolve Scalabrini’s website issues and enhance their online presence, the organization sought the expertise of two specialized firms: NSDigital Consulting and Surefire Communications. NSDigital Consulting, renowned for its web development services, was tasked with rebuilding the website using a more reliable theme that would ensure better compatibility and stability. On the other hand, Surefire Communications, known for its expertise in branding and content development, was responsible for overseeing updates to the branding and content while maintaining the existing design language.

Project Timeline

The project commenced March 2022, with both NSDigital Consulting and Surefire Communications working collaboratively to streamline their respective tasks. The process involved gathering client requirements, creating a comprehensive development plan, and executing the project in a timely manner. The teams ensured open communication with Scalabrini throughout the process to address any concerns or feedback promptly.

Results and Impact

After dedicated efforts and meticulous planning, the revamped website was successfully launched in July 2022. Scalabrini’s website emerged as a beacon of stability, with the previous crashing issues resolved entirely. The incorporation of a more reliable theme improved performance significantly, providing users with a seamless browsing experience.

Furthermore, the updates to branding and content, skillfully overseen by Surefire Communications, helped present Scalabrini’s mission and services in a more engaging and impactful way. The combination of an attractive design and compelling content strengthened the organization’s online presence and resonance with its target audience.

As of the writing of this case study, Scalabrini continues to benefit from the revitalized website, with ongoing content updates ensuring that the website remains fresh, informative, and relevant.

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The collaboration between NSDigital Consulting and Surefire Communications resulted in a resounding success for Scalabrini. The revamped website, free from previous issues and equipped with enhanced branding and content, has significantly improved Scalabrini’s ability to connect with its audience and serve its mission more effectively.

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