The CDI is a craft and design sector development agency with a mission to develop capable people and build responsible creative enterprises trading within local and international markets.
The CDI is a non-profit company with over 20 years of success in developing creative people, small businesses and the craft and design sector at large in South Africa. The CDI is a catalytic agent of change in the sector, and passionate about developing appropriately skilled, resourced and digitally proficient practitioners who can successfully leverage opportunities for growth and development.
The CDI currently supports over 5 500 businesses and individuals in the South African craft and design sector. The small businesses supported by the CDI range from start-ups to exporting enterprises and are based all over South Africa – from rural towns to urban centres. CDI’s services help these businesses develop the right product/service for the right market using appropriate business and production systems; and facilitates national and international market opportunities to help them grow.
The African Institute of the Interior Design Professions (IID) is the only professional body representing the Interior Design industry in Southern Africa. It operates nationally with representation in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, the Eastern and Western Cape, North Province and Mauritius.
The Institute is dedicated to establishing, promoting and maintaining expertise, professionalism, sound business practice and high standards throughout the industry.
Membership of the IID indicates your status as a qualified, experienced and ethical practicing professional.
The IID is a Voluntary Association Member of SACAP, the South African Council for the Architectural Profession
The mission of ARC-OVR is to provide scientific support for Veterinary Services in effective risk management for quality of life for all in South Africa. The ARC-OVR strives to deliver world-class veterinary research in providing scientific support. Research activities focus on the development and improvement of vaccines and diagnostic tests, applying the latest molecular biological techniques.
OVR promotes animal health and welfare by providing an effective and efficient diagnostic service and producing vaccines against Foot and mouth and tick-borne diseases. OVR is the collaborating centre for both the Office International des Epizooties (OIE) surveillance and control of animal diseases in Africa and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations for the emergency preparedness for transboundary animal diseases for Africa.
The Nisaa Institute for Women’s Development (henceforth referred to as Nisaa) was started by a group of committed women activists, in response to the growing problem of violence against women. The organisation was initiated at the end of 1993 and launched in April 1994, with the assistance of the Frauen Anstiftung.
Nisaa is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, opposed to all forms of oppression, exploitation and violence against women. Nisaa particularly focuses on the prevention of gender violence and the empowerment of women who have been abused at the hands of their partners.
The Institute of Energy Professionals Africa (IEPA) Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) provides credible, recognised and high quality accredited skills and training programs to the Sub-Saharan African market and facilitates continuous development of the trained individuals through internationally recognised certification programs.
IEPA represents the international certification body the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) in the Sub-Sahara Africa region. AEE has global presence in over 100 countries, with 18,000+ professionals holding over 32,000+ certifications. IEPA is an independent examination and certification processing body, and developer of training administration providers and trainers for the Sub-Sahara Africa Region for the AEE.
Services include training, proctoring international examinations, facilitating the certification and certification renewal of professionals, developing chapters, overseeing the quality of service delivery of partners, and managing capacity building projects in the energy and resource efficiency industries in the Sub-Saharan African region.
Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is a voluntary association of Consulting Engineering firms with a member base across the country totalling in excess of 580 companies. CESA is the custodian of the well-being of the industry supported by member firms who employ approximately 19 000 people.
The National Spa and Pool Institute of South Africa (NSPI) consists of accredited pool shops, pool builders, spa builders, service and repair companies, and manufacturers and suppliers. All our members comply with the NSPI constitution and code of conduct.
We promote consumer goodwill and confidence in the pool industry and have your best interests and that of the pool industry at heart.
We also assists consumers with any queries and/or justifiable complaints they may have regarding their NSPI member contractor.
When considering building or renovating a pool always remember that there is a difference in quality, standards and pricing and so often the bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of a low price is forgotten. We therefore encourage you to choose wisely and choose NSPI.
NIEP is the successor to the Macroeconomic Research Group (MERG) which was set up to formulate post-apartheid economic policies and to contribute to developing and implementing a national industrial strategy. As such, NIEP participated in the writing of the Reconstruction and Development Programme. NIEP’s goal is to serve as a pre-eminent independent South African economic policy and research institutions servicing the democratic movement.
Sea Rescue is a charity staffed by volunteers who are on call, day and night throughout the year. We have rescue bases along the coast and on inland dams. Our goal is to prevent drowning through education, through preventative measures and through rescue. Year after year we update and improve on our skills and techniques and we continuously investigate new technologies.