Community Keepers partners with National Development Agency to provide Gender Based Violence programme to children, educators and caregivers in marginalised Cape Town communities
Trauma, and its debilitating consequences on mental well-being, is still a major construct in addressing the short term need of children, especially in marginalised communities. Children in these communities live on high alert, in a permanent state of fight, flight or freeze. They do not “come from trauma” – they live in trauma. Daily, they witness or experience violence, including gender-based violence.
01 October 2020
The NDA COVID-19 Volunteer Programme hailed by Civil Society Organisations
The National Development Agency held a virtual dialogue with 200 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) who are part of the COVID-19 Volunteer Programme on Tuesday, 09 September 2020. The purpose of the dialogue was to assess the status and impact of the programme as the NDA continues to strengthen CSOs.
28 September 2020
IN THE NEWS
Local organisation takes a stand against gender-based violence
A Stellenbosch-based non-profit organisation (NPO) has partnered with the government’s National Development Agency (NDA) to implement an awareness campaign against gender-based violence (GBV) and bullying.
15 September 2020
Today, the CEO of NDA, Mrs Thamo Mzobe, will present at the 2020 Top Empowerment Virtual Conference hosted by Topco Media
The unseen civil society organisations: how the health pandemic revealed the value of organised community development programmes and how through partnerships they were economically uplifted (with focus specifically on women empowerment).
22 July 2020
Leadership is a Love Affair - A Blog by Nolwandle Made
May 2020 started with much excitement on my part, it was the day for the special webinar event to celebrate the 70th birthday of a legend, former president of Malawi, Her Excellency (HE) Dr Joyce Banda. I, as an African woman had a lot of admiration and if I’m honest hero worship for this trailblazer.
19 June 2020
A NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY SEWING COOPERATIVE IN KHAYELITSHA HELPS PROTECT AGAINST COVID-19
A National Development Agency (NDA) funded sewing cooperative in Khayelitsha is responding positively to reduce the spread on COVID-19 virus in communities and to generate extra income during #lockdown.
14 April 2020
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: COVID-19 AGRICULTURAL DISASTER SUPPORT FUND FOR SMALLHOLDER AND COMMUNAL FARMERS
The National Development Agency (NDA) is pleased to announce the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development’s interventions to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 on small holder and subsistence farmers.
09 April 2020
MINISTER OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT SENDS DIRECTION FOR AMENDMENT OF SHARED CUSTODY REGULATIONS DURING LOCKDOWN
In support of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s declaration of COVID-19 as a national disaster, the Minister of Social Development - Ms Lindiwe Zulu, issued directions prohibiting movement of children between co-holders of parental responsibilities and rights on 30 March 2020.
09 April 2020
SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT WARNS THE NPO SECTOR OF COVID-19 SCAM AND FRAUD
Pretoria, 1 April 2020: As South Africa enters the 6th day of the lockdown to contain the further spread of COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Social Development is warning members of the public, and the Non-Profit Organisations (NPO) sector in particular to remain vigilant of a scam that purports to “accredit and convert NPO certificate to NGO certificate to qualify for an international funding worth millions of rands”.
02 April 2020