Not long ago, AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria looked unstoppable. In many countries, AIDS devastated an entire generation, leaving countless orphans and shattered communities. Malaria killed young children and pregnant women unable to protect themselves from mosquitoes or to access the right medicine. Tuberculosis unfairly afflicted the poor, as it had for millennia.
The slogan of The Sunflower Fund is ‘Share a Little, Save a Life’, and I would like to give you an opportunity on 16 September 2015 to make a difference in the life of someone suffering from leukaemia or other life-threatening blood disorders.
The theme of the event was ‘The Next Step in Innovation for Good Governance: Moving the Dialogue Forward from Potential to Impact’.
In the past few years we have worked with various Non-Governmental Organisation focusing on various organisational functions such as fundraising, developing Monitoring and Evaluation systems, Human Resource Management, Governance, strategic planning and others. Whatever the functions, we have always started processes with building a comprehensive profile and audit of the organisation across all aspects of organisational functioning.
Dr Maureen Van Wyk, the executive director of HIV and AIDS networking organisation, NACOSA, recently celebrated 10 years at the helm. In the years since she joined the Cape Town-based organisation, the national AIDS response and funding environment have changed dramatically. Maureen shares her observations, challenges and learnings from a decade leading a non profit network. Seeing the Difference
“Mining should also be About People”: Catholic Bishops Call for Establishment of a Social Compact in the Mining Sector to Avoid Job Cuts
The Justice and Peace Commission for the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has spoken out against plans by mining companies to retrench thousands as the mining sector in South Africa grapples with a deepening slide in commodity prices and rising costs. The commission called on the government‚ mining houses and labour to consider broadening the terms of their engagement to include establishment of a comprehensive social compact in the mining sector.
Years ago in many South African remote villages, Yellow pages was the most essential tool used for connecting people to businesses, product and services by providing all the relevant information about them. Today we are living in the digital age where the access of information is made easy due to the excessive use of technology. FPD Compass in partnership with into4africa produced a health and social services directories that has been used in South Africa since 2007.
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children - Nelson Mandela We invite you to become a Member of Johannesburg Child Welfare Society (JCWS), a leading child-protection NPO in the country.
TechSoup Global, Open Institute and Making All Voices Count (MAVC) will host Buntwani 2015 from 25-26 August 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The theme of the event is "The Next Step in Innovation for Good Governance: Moving the dialogue forward from potential to impact".
South Africa commemorates Women’s Month in August as a tribute to the more than 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women. The Government of South Africa declared August women’s month and 9 August is celebrated annually as Women’s Day. Women's Day 2015 Women’s month 2015 will celebrate women achievers and their participation in the economy. Women’s Day (9 August) will be hosted in Sasolburg, Free State. The theme for 2015 is Women United in Moving South Africa Forward.