As companies suffer under the recession so are individuals for whom periods between jobs are becoming increasing longer as the job market is being flooded with retrenchees. During the job seeking period, people often find themselves without income and end up suffering ecomonic loss. Rentals, bonds, car installments and other essentials fall behind and the individual suffers a poor credit rating.
50 years on from the Sharpeville massacre and 20 years after the release of Nelson Mandela, South Africans consider how far human rights have come in the rainbow nation.
We don’t want to open up old wounds. We need life to go on and need to create space so that our children can embark on a new page of life.” - Victor Makene
“Human rights day in SA to me is an affirmation that me being able to do what everyone else does” - Versha Rowjee
I have been puzzled and annoyed by the ongoing repetition in our media, that 40 000 'prostitutes' are set to be trafficked into South Africa ahead of the World Cup.
This figure is continually repeated (and in one instance, an anti-trafficking video featuring several South African soapie stars, inflated further to 100 000). This despite its being a complete fabrication, with no basis in fact, and no evidence available to substantiate it.
FWC Welfare And Development Centre is and six other NPOs is working on organising a charity walk for all NPOs involve in the FAN FUN CHARITY WALK PROJECT which will hold during the world cup games, the event as nothing to do with the world cup but will hope to get the participation of the fan for the game in huge numbers.
Details to make it a success is available to all NPOs willing to be part of this, plans are on going and the prospect is great, for details please can
The survey is aimed at, amongst other things, documenting NGOs’ experiences with the NDA and NLDTF.
The research survey in support of the report was conducted in 2009 by World Wide Worx, on behalf of SANGONeT.
To read the full survey report, click here.
The objectives of the survey were to:
- Establish the effectiveness of South African NGOs with regard to information communication technology (ICT) usage;
The 2010 Development Calendar covers a comprehensive list of international, African and South African dates (e.g. World AIDS Day, 1 December) of significance to people and organisations involved in development and civil society issues.
Copies of the calendar are available for collection from the SANGONeT office in Braamfontein, free of charge.
SANGONeT's physical address is as follows:
29th Floor, UCS Building
209 Smit Street
We have all, at some time or another, felt that jaded feeling... no-one is hearing us, people aren't listening, I simply can't keep their attention...
Acknowledging that ongoing education and training towards personal, organisational and social transformation is key towards realising change at every level of society, Vuleka's acclaimed DEE (Designing Educational Events) courses seek to adress this need.
In response to this tragedy, the international community has already raised millions of dollars in support of emergency relief and reconstruction efforts. However, much more needs to be done over a sustained period of time to support Haitians and the rebuilding of their country.
COP15 - the official title of the conference - refers to the 15th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
MAYE Security Foundation is an independent Non-Profit Organisation established to tackle the crime pandemic in South Africa with a transformative education’s approach aiming to achieve a zero-tolerance level for crime – all crime .
Crime challenges are enormous but not impossible to overcome.