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CAFSA launches fund to help NPOs during coronavirus crisis

Charities Aid Foundation Southern Africa (CAFSA) has launched an emergency fund to support local non-profit organisations during the crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic...

3 days ago

#UnsungHeroes: Migail and Morgan de Klerk of Rural Reach

Lepelsfontein has a population of approximately 1,000 people. There are no street lights, no running water, and no paved roads...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 Apr 2020

Join the #BridgingTheGaps challenge - 21 days to rethink the food system

Food sector innovators are called upon to co-create sustainable solutions to help South Africans become more food secure in the context of the Covid-19 crisis...

27 Mar 2020

A reimagined South Africa: Opportunities offered by the coronavirus pandemic

The crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic offers our country an opportunity to recapture the spirit of ubuntu demonstrated by empathy, responsibility and solidarity...

By Mamphela Ramphele and George Lindeque 24 Mar 2020

How to help Gift of the Givers support medical staff on Covid-19 frontline

Gift of The Givers is crowdfunding via the BackaBuddy platform in support of the medical staff and facilities on the frontline of the Covid-19 pandemic, who will be treating the affected...

24 Mar 2020

Masterclass unpacks ethics of sustainability within African fashion

The first in a series of masterclasses held by AFI tackled the topic of sustainability in the local fashion industry...

18 Mar 2020

The Clothing Bank marks a decade of empowering the unemployed

The Clothing Bank has for the past decade provided more than 3,000 women in South Africa with the opportunity to achieve financial independence through reselling clothes...

17 Mar 2020

How to kickstart a sustainability business strategy

Having a well-planned and robust sustainability strategy has become increasingly important for businesses in recent years...

13 Mar 2020

17 human security projects receive grants from Japanese Embassy

This year, 17 non-profit organisations and local authorities in South Africa, Eswatini, and Lesotho will receive support from the Embassy of Japan in South Africa's Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects Programme (GGP) 2020...

11 Mar 2020

3 flawed ideas inhibiting SA's non-profit sector

South Africa has a strong and vibrant non-profit sector, yet non-profit organisations (NPOs) are not making quite as much of a dent in the many socioeconomic challenges facing our country as expected...

By Bianca Lima-Boekhoud 9 Mar 2020

#StartupStory: Hustlenomics is replacing shacks...one brick at a time

Backyard shacks are part of the daily lives of many townships in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Mar 2020

Blue Label Telecoms launches new non-profit organisation

JSE-listed mobile technology group Blue Label Telecoms has launched a new non-profit organisation (NPO) that aims to partner with social entrepreneurs and other NPOs...

28 Feb 2020

#WorldNGODay: How businesses, NGOs can together unlock the power of CSI

This World NGO Day, marked annually on 27 February, Keri-Leigh Paschal, executive director of social impact non-profit Nation Builder, highlights how better collaboration...

27 Feb 2020

Engen makes R6m commitment to fuel Gift of the Givers

Engen has committed R2m in fuel annually to humanitarian disaster relief organisation Gift of the Givers over the next three years...

21 Feb 2020

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