Results for donors

News

GettyImages
Locals must lead the way to African scientific capacity and solutionsArticle

Africa bears a disproportionately high burden of globally significant diseases. But the continent has lagged in knowledge production to address its health challenges...

Victoria Kasprowicz & Denis Chopera 16 Sep 2020

Failing Africa's farmers, starving the continent
Failing Africa's farmers, starving the continentArticle

African farm groups demand answers of Green Revolution Forum...

Timothy A. Wise 9 Sep 2020

A laboratory technician processes samples for testing Covid-19 at the Rwanda Biomedical Center in Kigali. Simon Wohlfahrt / AFP via Getty
How pooled testing can increase access to essential laboratory tests in AfricaArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic tends to conceal other important health issues. One of these is the global target for reducing HIV infections and increasing access to treatment...

Wolfgang Preiser & Gert van Zyl 4 Sep 2020

Genomic test for dairy cows launched in SA
Genomic test for dairy cows launched in SAArticle

Genomic testing will enable farmers to fine tune their management, selection and breeding decisions with confidence...

1 Sep 2020

Ride2Live launches #RideWithMe campaign, calls on public support
Ride2Live launches #RideWithMe campaign, calls on public supportArticle

In partnership with the National Cycling Academy Forum (NCAF), and supported by Coronation Fund Managers, Ride2Live has launched the #RideWithMe campaign...

31 Aug 2020

Children’s health and nutrition is severely affected by the pandemic. Marco Longari/AFP via Getty Images
South Africa needs a plan to protect children's health beyond Covid-19Article

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a head-on challenge to even the most solid health systems in the world. In South Africa its onset collided with the already existing quadruple burden of disease...

Ute Feucht 28 Aug 2020

Central bank (in the background) can no longer perform its function of being the lender of last resort. Shutterstock
Zimbabwe wants to raise money through a sovereign bond. Why this is ill-advisedArticle

The Zimbabwean government recently signed an agreement to pay 4,500 white farmers $3.5bn for infrastructure improvements on the land expropriated by the government during the chaotic land reform programme of 1997/8...

Misheck Mutize 11 Aug 2020

Rebuilding the humanitarian ecosystem in South Africa
Rebuilding the humanitarian ecosystem in South AfricaArticle

When the dust settles, the humanitarian sector will need to take strategic steps to restore and strengthen its capacity to contribute effectively to a post-Covid world...

Reana Rossouw, Issued by Next Generation 7 Aug 2020

Change in US tax law offers hope for local NPOs, universities
Change in US tax law offers hope for local NPOs, universitiesArticle

As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, passed by the US Congress in March, people who do not usually itemise deductions for their taxes can claim a deduction for charitable donations in the 2020/2021 financial year...

5 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Get rewarded for daily Covid-19 symptom checks
#StartupStory: Get rewarded for daily Covid-19 symptom checksArticle

Vollar, an online platform that allows organisations to incentivise and reward members of a community for doing volunteer work to help others in their area. But when the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the team then had to go back to the drawing board...

Evan-Lee Courie 30 Jul 2020

A nurse participates in the drill to test their system capabilities for the Covid-19 coronavirus mass patients influx at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi.
Covid-19 exposes weaknesses in Kenya's healthcare system. And what can be doneArticle

There are reports that Kenya's hospital beds are filling up because of a surge in Covid-19 patients. This highlights concerns since the start of the pandemic, that the health systems of many African countries would quickly become overwhelmed...

Abdu Mohiddin & Marleen Temmerman 29 Jul 2020

Covid-19: Afrika Tikkun webinar unpacks shifting focus of global philanthropy
Covid-19: Afrika Tikkun webinar unpacks shifting focus of global philanthropyArticle

Part one of Afrika Tikkun's three-part webinar series, themed 'Global philanthropy, technology and the quest for equality', addressed how global philanthropy, improved technology and transformation can help...

29 Jul 2020

Redefining modern philanthropy in a post-Covid-19 world
Redefining modern philanthropy in a post-Covid-19 worldArticle

In the light of the unprecedented need created by Covid-19, NGOs and corporate social investment (CSI) programmes will be looking for ways to best utilise their resources, finances and people...

28 Jul 2020

GivenGain opens up premium features free of charge
GivenGain opens up premium features free of chargeArticle

Global fundraising platform for charities GivenGain has opened up access to all its premium fundraising features free of charge...

27 Jul 2020

Some of the beneficiaries of Umthombo Youth Development Foundation
#BizUnity: NPO addresses healthcare staff shortages in rural hospitalsArticle

While there has always been an imbalance of professional healthcare workers and services between urban and rural communities, the Covid-19 pandemic has intensified this problem...

20 Jul 2020

IRF awards grant to offset Covid-19 impact, protect rhinos in Southern Africa
IRF awards grant to offset Covid-19 impact, protect rhinos in Southern AfricaArticle

The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) has awarded emergency grants totalling nearly $150,000 to six wildlife organisations in Southern Africa...

15 Jul 2020

How can donors invest with a post-Covid-19 world in mind?
How can donors invest with a post-Covid-19 world in mind?Article

The coronavirus crisis has been challenging for everyone, including donors like foundations, which draw from endowments in order to give...

Noxolo Hlongwane, Issued by Trialogue 13 Jul 2020

Mandela Day in a time of social distancing: 5 ways to make a virtual difference
Mandela Day in a time of social distancing: 5 ways to make a virtual differenceArticle

Covid-19 put inequality in the spotlight. With millions of people without jobs and forced into poverty, the work of NGOs has never been more crucial...

Joanne van der Walt 13 Jul 2020

New date set for annual Sunflower Day campaign
New date set for annual Sunflower Day campaignArticle

Due to the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, the Sunflower Fund's annual Sunflower Day campaign is being moved from its signature date...

8 Jul 2020

Preventing Covid-19 from becoming a hunger crisis in Africa
Preventing Covid-19 from becoming a hunger crisis in AfricaArticle

In the last several months, Covid-19 has taken up nearly every news headline in nearly every country in the world. The health impact, testing, confinement, and trying to curb the pandemic have rightly been at the forefront...

Mimi Alemayehou 6 Jul 2020

Safeguarding our communities through the Covid-19 pandemic
Safeguarding our communities through the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

Financial leaders are at a tipping point. The choices they are making today will become the bedrock of the industry for years to come...

Olga Arara-Kimani 6 Jul 2020

Soweto welfare centre struggling to help orphans after robbery
Soweto welfare centre struggling to help orphans after robberyArticle

"They spilled rice inside the containers and outside on the side walks, as if they were giving us a message that they were here," says Alfred Lekeke, coordinator of Sizanani Home-Based Caregivers Projects in Soweto...

Mosa Damane 3 Jul 2020

When passion drives purpose, the result is success!
When passion drives purpose, the result is success!Article

Eighty-eight days after lockdown, TSIBA Business School students on 22 June 2020, sat for their first online examinations!...

Issued by TSIBA 2 Jul 2020

A researcher holds a Covid-19 mRNA vaccine at the National Primate Research Center of Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. Chaiwat Subprasom/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Africa waited for solutions to past health crises: will it be different for Covid-19?Article

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently noted that "researchers are working at break-neck speed" to understand SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease (Covid-19)...

Hailay Gesesew 2 Jul 2020

Newly-launched Tribuo Fund to support freelance artists during Covid-19 pandemic
Newly-launched Tribuo Fund to support freelance artists during Covid-19 pandemicArticle

The Tribuo Fund was recently launched to provide support to freelance artists who may be struggling financially during the Covid-19 pandemic - which has had a direct impact on their source of income...

30 Jun 2020

5 ways to help fight menstrual poverty in SA
5 ways to help fight menstrual poverty in SAArticle

After Grade 12 and 7 pupils headed back to school in the second week of June 2020, some of them have more than catching up with the academic year on their plates...

Lindiwe Nkuna 24 Jun 2020

GivenGain highlights the power of online fundraising during lockdown and beyond
GivenGain highlights the power of online fundraising during lockdown and beyondArticle

There's much to learn from "online fundraising 2.0" methods that emerged during Covid-19, says Marius Maré, president of GivenGain, the charity-supporting platform that originated in South Africa...

23 Jun 2020

How fine-dining chefs, restaurants are making the most of the Covid-19 lockdown
How fine-dining chefs, restaurants are making the most of the Covid-19 lockdownArticle

Like most other industries, the fine dining restaurant business has had to migrate online to keep busy, stay in touch with customers and support their kitchen teams...

12 Jun 2020

Image source:
Airline industry to suffer $84bn loss in 2020Article

Financially, 2020 will go down as the worst year in the history of aviation. On average, every day of this year will add $230m to industry losses...

10 Jun 2020

FoodForward SA exceeds R50m target, distributes over 12 million meals
FoodForward SA exceeds R50m target, distributes over 12 million mealsArticle

FoodForward SA has raised R53m after launching its R50m Covid-19 Appeal earlier this year...

10 Jun 2020

The chaos of care
The chaos of careArticle

This is not the time of Charles Dickens. It is not the best of times; it is only the worst of times...

Daniel Human 9 Jun 2020

Implementing advancement principles for long-term NPO sustainability
Implementing advancement principles for long-term NPO sustainabilityArticle

According to NPO Inyathelo, many non-profit organisations (NPOs) have been so busy dealing with immediate humanitarian needs during the Covid-19 pandemic, that they could - understandably - lose sight of some of the basic rules that will ensure their long-term sustainability.

9 Jun 2020

Connecting African innovators and ideas to industry
Connecting African innovators and ideas to industryArticle

There is a disconnect between industry, angel donors, venture capitalists and research in Africa...

8 Jun 2020

Boris Dzhingarov
TRUiC explains how to start a nonprofit in the U.S. - with an easy step-by-step guideArticle

Nonprofits have always been focused on serving the community, and now it is easier for you to start one with TRUiC...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 Jun 2020

12 ways to support your local community during Covid-19
12 ways to support your local community during Covid-19Article

In just a few short weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has turned our world upside down and as the crisis deepens, so do the challenges with a growing number of people facing unemployment, mounting debt and numerous other issues precipitated by the disruption of the virus...

Yael Geffen 1 Jun 2020

Ghana is still finding ways of maximising its oil wealth. Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA
Ghana has tried to be responsible with its oil wealth. This is howArticle

After Ghana discovered oil and gas in 2007, the government and civil society aspired to avoid the "resource curse". This is when countries have an abundance of non-renewable natural resources but no economic growth...

Emmanuel Graham, Ismael Ackah, Nathan Andrews & Ransford Edward 29 May 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on the non-profit sector
The impact of Covid-19 on the non-profit sectorArticle

On 14 May 2020, Trialogue hosted a webinar discussion on the impact of the pandemic on the non-profit sector and profiled how three NPOs were adapting to and navigating this new and more challenging funding and operational landscape...

Issued by Trialogue 28 May 2020

After Covid-19, Africa can build back better
After Covid-19, Africa can build back betterArticle

These are challenging times for Africa and the rest of our global village...

Amina J. Mohammed 28 May 2020

Going underground in Camarines Norte province, Philippines. EPA
Meet the struggling gold miners who are missing out on boom in the precious metalArticle

In Mukungwe, Democratic Republic of Congo, thousands of young men and women live in makeshift huts. They have no access to sanitation or health facilities. They work as manual drillers, carriers or timber specialists in narrow underground tunnels, which exposes them to everything from toxic metals to cave-ins and even suffocation...

Sara Geenen & Boris Verbrugge 27 May 2020

React-adapt-rebuild: Tiered corporate social investment responses to Covid-19
React-adapt-rebuild: Tiered corporate social investment responses to Covid-19Article

Responsible business consultancy, Trialogue, advocates for companies to respond to the crisis by applying their core business competencies as well as their social investments to emergency and long-term social support...

Issued by Trialogue 27 May 2020

Exciting campaign to equip classrooms in schools across the country
Exciting campaign to equip classrooms in schools across the countryArticle

The Adopt-a-School Foundation continues to work hard at improving education in South Africa. In May 2020, the foundation entered into an exciting partnership with ChairClub to provide school chairs in a 'Buy One, Get One' campaign...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 26 May 2020

Donors and NGOs unite to create Muslims for Humanity
Donors and NGOs unite to create Muslims for HumanityArticle

KZN-based Muslim businessmen, professionals, donors and other humanitarians have joined together to create Muslims For Humanity, an initiative that will support and assist NGOs to reach as many needy people as possible...

Issued by Willowton Group 26 May 2020

NGO donates over 4,000 masks to help those on Covid-19 frontline
NGO donates over 4,000 masks to help those on Covid-19 frontlineArticle

South African NGO Smile Foundation has donated 4,000 N95 masks and 300 imported masks with 'germ trap' technology to medical workers on South Africa's Covid-19 frontline...

22 May 2020

NYF AME Awards announces 2020 winners
NYF AME Awards announces 2020 winnersArticle

New York Festivals AME Awards has announced the 2020 award winners, with AMVBBDO UK earning AME Best of Show and Regional Platinum - Europe...

22 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: 'Dine in. Do good!' with local NGO StreetSmart
#LockdownLessons: 'Dine in. Do good!' with local NGO StreetSmartArticle

Melanie Burke, chairman of StreetSmart South Africa, shares her lockdown lessons and how StreetSmart is navigating the lockdown in stages by keeping hope alive and preparing for the new normal...

Sindy Peters 21 May 2020

Covid-19: Making our NPOs' voices heard
Covid-19: Making our NPOs' voices heardArticle

The grassroots experience and insights of NPOs have not always been recognised: the traditional thinking has been that NPOs should learn from the private sector's excellence and sustainability, not the other way around. The Covid-19 pandemic is changing that...

Keri-Leigh Paschal, Issued by Nation Builder 18 May 2020

11 questions to ask before making corporate donations
11 questions to ask before making corporate donationsArticle

Charity contributions, sponsorships and donations often form an integral part of a company's social responsibility initiatives. The generosity of companies making donations not only support the company in reaching its internal social responsibility targets, but also spark corporate morale and boosts a company's public image...

Andre Vos and Sabeeha Kathrada-Khan 12 May 2020

Basa and backers roll out support for artists
Basa and backers roll out support for artistsArticle

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa) has received over 1,000 enquiries from practitioners in the creative sector for artists' relief...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 12 May 2020

Urgent appeal to global community to support African tourism, travel
Urgent appeal to global community to support African tourism, travelArticle

Without urgent funding, the Covid-19 crisis could see a collapse of the sector in Africa, taking with it millions of jobs...

7 May 2020

Next >
System.Web.UI.Html32TextWriter
Let's do Biz