The League of Friends of the Blind turns 90!
A now 90 year old beacon of hope for the blind and visually impaired community, in and around Cape Town, continues to stand strong in fulfilling its mission to provide a wide range of empowerment, educational, employment, and development services to children, the youth, and elderly persons who are born blind or come into visual impairment through various medical conditions and increasingly trauma related blindness.
15 March 2023
THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY AND ALLIANCE OF NPO NETWORKS COMMEMORATE WORLD NGO DAY WITH CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN EKURHULENI
The National Development Agency (NDA) and Alliance of NPO Networks will on Monday, 27 February 2023, host the annual World NGO Day in South Africa. The commemoration will pay tribute and celebrate NGOs / NPOs / CBOs for the quality services they continue to offer to ordinary and vulnerable citizens to address social ills and deliver critical essential services - together with other various sector stakeholders across the country.
28 February 2023
National Development Agency (NDA) Independent Audit And Risk Committee Member Position
The National Development Agency is a Schedule 3A National Public Entity with a mandate for poverty eradication and is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Social Development.
17 February 2023
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FROM CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS
The National Development Agency (NDA) hereby Requests for Proposals from Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) that implement programmes and projects that address poverty and support vulnerable people in communities.
25 November 2022
The Appointment Of Civil Society Organisations To Implement RFP Volunteer Programme
TTHE APPOINTMENT OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS ( CSOs) TO IMPLEMENT A VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME IN ALL PROVINCES ON BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (NDA) OVER A PERIOD OF SIX MONTHS
14 November 2022
UNGQONGQOSHE wezokuThuthukiswa koMphakathi, uNkz Lindiwe Zulu, obevakashele iSilokotho Primary Cooperative njengengxenye yesabelomali sakhe sika- 2022 ngoLwesihlanu ngoLwesihlanu olwedlule uhlabeke umxhwele ngendlela lo mfelandawonye osebenza ngawo ekudaleni amathuba omsebenzi.
Lo mfelandawonye, ozinze ePinetown entshonalanga yeTheku, ungumfelandawonye wabamnyama okhiqiza izinto zokuzivikela, kanye nemikhiqizo yendwangu yobuchwepheshe. ISilokotho sasungulwa eMlazi ngo-2011 ngamalungu ama-co-operatives amahlanu (abesifazane abathathu nabesilisa ababili), abamukela inselelo yokuntuleka kwemisebenzi elokishini kanjalo nodaba lwezingane eziyizintandane ngenxa yokusabalala kwegciwane lengculazi.
25 August 2022
After years of fearing for her life, a Free State woman escaped her abusive partner – thanks to the support she received from a community organisation.
He was verbally abusive and said he would kill me,” Dieketseng Manyokho recalls. The 32-year-old mother from Thaba 'Nchu is one of many South African women who have endured gender-based violence (GBV) at the hands of the men they love.Even though she knew she deserved better, Manyokho could not leave her boyfriend because she was jobless and financially dependent on him.
25 August 2022
As the country commemorates Women’s Month, under the theme, “Women’s Socioeconomic Rights and Empowerment: Building Back Better for Women’s Resilience”, civil society organisations like Umtata Women Support Centre (UWSC) make it their daily mission to provide gainful employment opportunities, psychosocial support and counselling to women who experience gender-based violence(GBV) and domestic abuse
Based in Mthatha, the organisation creates a safe space for women and provides holistic healing interventions that target physical, spiritual, psychological and financial wellness.Born into a nuclear family of nine children in Willowvale Village of Mbhashe, she aspired to become a teacher. She went on to study BCom accounting and personnel management before starting her career at Standard Bank of South Africa until her resignation in 2015 at managerial level.
25 August 2022