The Jewish Womens Benevolent Society is a very special organisation of volunteer women which has survived for close to 125 strong years. From inception to the present day, we have extended a hand of support and friendship to the needy in our Jewish community, helping them to live with dignity and hope.
We are proud to be able to contribute financially to Jewish welfare in Johannesburg and also to education needs.
The IFE is a registered charity working for societal benefit. Founded in 1918, the IFE assesses knowledge of fire and professional experience, awarding internationally recognised membership grades and fire-related qualifications. Through its Engineering Council licence as a Professional Engineering Institution (PEI), the IFE registers suitably qualified IFE members as Chartered Engineers (CEng), Incorporated Engineers (IEng) and Engineering Technicians (Eng Tech). Learning opportunities are worldwide within the IFE fire community and the IFE delivers over 7,300 fire-related exams each year which are required by many Fire and Rescue Services for promotion both within the UK and internationally.
We strive to provide quality courses that are affordable and accessible to everyone in South Africa and our neighboring countries including Namibia, Swaziland and Lesotho. It is our mission to make a difference by providing excellent service, value-adding course content and showing our learners that we really care. We accomplish this by developing unique courses and training material according to the needs identified and using subject matter experts that are well-qualified in their field.
Vision: No-one should have to live on our streets.
We believe in a future where communities, organisations, and government can create the supportive network to ensure that no-one is forced to live on the streets to survive.
Mission: To get the homeless to a home.
We recognise that the achievement of our Vision requires the ongoing execution of our Mission through all the programs that we offer to help the homeless.
The Haven Night Shelter Utility Company (Reg No. 83/10007/08) is a registered Section 21 company in terms of South African law and is currently tax exempt in terms of Sec. 10(1)(f) of the Income Tax Act. This structure was created to facilitate the legal standing of the Public Benefit Organisation.
The Haven Night Shelter was established in 1978 in Cape Town, South Africa. We were registered as a Section 21 (a) (Not for Gain) Public Company in 1983, a Non Profit Organisation in 2000, and as a Public Benefit Organisation in 2004.
A major change in the South African trade union balance took place with the establishment of a new trade union federation with over 515 000 members. The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) was established on 1 April 1997 by the amalgamation of two federations, namely Federation of South African Labour Unions (FEDSAL) and Federation of Organisations Representing Civil Employees (FORCE).