South Africa

The National Land Committee is a network of land reform NGO's providing assistance and support to rural communities across South Africa who are seeking access to land. The national office of the NLC, which is based in Johannesburg, is seeking a person to coordinate its National Gender Programme.

The Non Profit Partnership (NPP) is an NPO committed to supporting democratic transformation by strengthening the financial sustainability of the non-profit sector in South Africa. The NPP provides a range of creative services to NPO’s. These include providing information and advice, establishing income-generating services and lobbying for relevant legislative and financial policy changes.

According to a 'Sunday Independent' report, clinical trials conducted in Johannesburg and Cape Town have shown that despite poverty and scarce clinical resources, antiretrovirals can be used successfully by poor people. These findings come after the government's repeated refusal to offer antiretroviral therapy to all saying the majority of South Africans were poor and would misuse the drugs.

A South African land protest which raised fears of Zimbabwe-style chaos has been halted peacefully by bailiffs who tore down newly built shacks with crowbars. But with hundreds of families claiming to have been homeless in sub-zero temperatures, the African National Congress government faced new accusations that it was neglecting the poor.

The Southern Africa Institute of Fundraising SAIF) presents the following Workshops:

23,24,25 July
Training the Trainer in Resource Mobilisation

6 August
Donor Marketing - Cause Related Marketing
6,7,8 August
Resource Mobilisation Workshop in Cape Town

7 August
Dealing with the Media Workshop

15,16,17 August
Resource Mobilisation Workshop