Annual Reports are excellent marketing tools for your nonprofit organisation
Your nonprofit organisation’s annual report allows you to share the story of your organisation and its successes with your various target audiences. It is through your annual report that you build and maintain support for your organisation’s brand. This is achieved by encouraging, inspiring, thanking and motivating current donors, volunteers your organisation’s staff. They are also wonderful marketing tools for potential donors, volunteers and staff.
One has now lost count of the number of fraud and corruption incidents that get reported in the media - almost daily. Most would agree that this indicates our corporate governance is collapsing, has completely collapsed or that it needs some serious re-vamp. The fact that fraud and corruption incidents do get reported, confirms that corporate governance still works – but mainly on the detective side.
Health Economic and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD) is a self-funded, applied research unit based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban. HEARD conducts a range of research-from pure to applied- seeking to support all those intent on designing interventions to reduce the HIV pandemic in all sectors in the SADC and East Africa region. Its research agenda is driven by current issues and is aimed at producing knowledge and evidence critical to informed policies and actions.
Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa
Management Accounting for Non Governmental Organisations (MANGO), a NGO whose mission is to strengthen the financial management of Non Governmental Organisations, conducting a one-day course entitled ‘Assessing and Building Partners: Financial Management Capacity’ on 23 August 2010 in Pretoria.
This past year has been a tough one for all in South Africa but we have survived albeit battered and bruised. The 2010 Soccer World Cup is only a few months away and there are signs that the economy is picking up and a positive spirit is responding to this stimulus.
CSI will stay flat
The Free Guide to Financial Management for NGOs offers many resources you can download for free, such as a financial health check, a financial management manual, a complete Excel-based financial system, top tips on specific financial management issues faced by NGOs, case studies and many other tools. Produced by the Management Accounting for Non Government Organisations (MANGO), the guide is divided into the following; introduction, getting the basics right, what NGOs do and resources.
With South Africa being the only African country with a seat on the Group of 20 (G20), while serving as co-chair of the working group on reforming the International Monetary Fund, it has "a moral obligation towards the continent to call for more responsible management of the global financial system".
The Central Statistical Office reported yesterday that Zimbabwe's inflation quickened to 0.6% month on month in June from -1.0% in May.
Zimbabwe’s new unity government, formed by rivals President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai in February, has adopted the use of multiple currencies to stop hyperinflation, which rendered the country’s currency worthless.
The CSO, which resumed calculating inflation figures in December, having last released data for July 2008, did not give year-on-year statistics.
NGOs want Zimbabwe’s cash-strapped power-sharing government to return money seized by controversial central bank governor Gideon Gono and allegedly used to prop up President Robert Mugabe’s old government.
The National Association of NGOs (NANGO) says it has written to Finance Minister Tendai Biti demanding that he outline a repayment plan when he announces a mid-term national budget statement to Parliament this week.