social movements

Google to enhance SA's digital skills pipeline

Google SA has committed to upskill over 30 000 primary and high school leaners across SA’s nine provinces through its computer science programme, CS First.

Yesterday, the search engine giant officially launched the initiative at an event in Kempton Park that brought together government officials, members of the education community and community leaders. CS First, according to Google, is an educator-created programme to equip learners with the fundamentals of computer science in a collaborative environment, and make coding easy to teach and fun to learn.

Vodacom uses tech to empower SA women farmers

The Vodacom Foundation has today announced plans to roll out its digital literacy programme countrywide for women farmers, following a “successful” pilot in four provinces.
Introduced last year, the programme, a partnership initiative between the Vodacom Foundation, UN Women and South African Women In Farming (SAWIF), seeks to bridge the digital and information gap by equipping women farmers with the digital skills and knowledge to run their businesses better.

Common Good: Head of Education


Common Good is a Christian faith-based, not-for-profit organisation founded by Common Ground Church in 2005, working in a range of communities. We're passionate about addressing issues of social justice that challenge our city. We seek to make a positive and lasting impact in the areas of early life, education and employment, so that individuals and communities across Cape Town can build brighter futures for themselves.

Egyptian Embassy Protest

It is critical that we as South Africans do whatever possible to force the Egyptians to open the Rafah crossing for the people of Gaza to obtain medical supplies and other necessities. Please join the demonstration calling for this at the Egyptian Embassy on Friday starting at 2:00pm and add your voice to the struggle of the Palestinians. Posters and placards available at the demo. Please urge others to attend"

2 for 2:30pm outside the Egyptian Embassy

270 Bourke St. Muckleneuk, Pretoria

****All are welcome****

iShack: Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC)

The iShack Project is a not-for-profit, off-grid solar electricity utility which serves residents of informal settlements who do not have electricity. Residents in unelectrified informal settlements have a legal right to receive alternative energy services (funded by local government). However, most households do not know about the alternatives (for example off-grid Solar Home Systems), and they often do not have the support or the organisational capacity to successfully contest for their rights with local government. 

Operational Manager- Akanani Project

The Tshwane Leadership Foundation (TLF) is a nonprofit organisation working with churches and communities for urban transformation with a specific focus on social inclusion a process that integrates socially vulnerable people creatively and prevents displacement as much as possible.

The Tshwane Leadership Foundation seeks to appoint an Operational Manager for Akanani. 

Start Date: As soon as possible.


Right2Know Deputy National Coordinator

The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) is looking for an experienced Deputy National Coordinator support efficient and effective campaigning efforts and ensure R2K continues to grow as a vibrant democratic Campaign.

This is an opportunity to work with committed activists around the country to support popular campaigns that have a real impact on the challenges facing South Africa at this critical period in our democracy.


Introducing Social Enterprise - Johannesburg

The Social Enterprise Academy delivers learning and development programmes for people and organisations working for social purpose. Through practical, collaborative learning we help them find new ways of meeting the challenges of financial sustainability and of delivering high social impact.

Introducing Social Enterprise is a 1-day programme which will introduce you to the values and purpose of social enterprise, organisational structures for social enterprise, revenue models and how to manage an economic mission with a social purpose. 

Centre for Development and Enterprise: Designer/Developer

For 20 years, the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) has been gathering evidence, consulting widely and generating constructive policy recommendations to meet South Africa’s core socio-economic challenges. CDE has an exceptional track record in presenting sound ideas based on scholarly and stakeholder contributions, focused on South Africa, but always within an international context. It advocates a high-growth and labour intensive economic strategy reliant on market-based solutions.
CDE seeks to appoint a Designer/Developer, based in Johannesburg.


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