The Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI) was formed in 1994 to defend freedom of expression, to oppose censorship, to promote access to information and knowledge, and to promote media diversity. FXI is the leading organisations on issues of freedom of expression and access to information as enshrined in section 16 of the South African Constitution. The FXI was formed from a merger between the Anti-Censorship Action Group (ACAG) and the Campaign for Open Media (COM) in order to oppose censorship in South Africa. FXI works to contribute to the creation of a society where everyone enjoys freedom of expression and the right of access to, and dissemination of, information and knowledge. The Freedom of Expression Institute engages in litigation, research and education to promote and protect the right to freedom of expression. We educate the public about the dangers of censorship and network and engage in solidarity with groups opposing censorship locally and internationally.Continue reading →
The Community Development Resource Association is a non-governmental African organisation advancing conscious and continuous learning about development processes and art of intervention. We aim to help bring about and support authentic and coherent development practice amongst people, organisations and institutions working towards those forms of social transformation that most benefit the poor and marginalised.
We do this through organisational interventions, training, accompanied learning and collaborative explorations. Out of active reflection on our experience, and through writing and disseminating, we share our insights and lessons gained, seeking to impact on wider development thinking and processes. Our work strives towards a just and civil society; a society in which more people have access to resources and power over choices.
Our work is underpinned and informed by a commitment to enabling individuals, organisations and institutions to challenge socially restricting paradigms and practices. We strive to bring to birth new consciousness, creativity and strength in ourselves, and in those with whom we work, thus facilitating our collective development towards a more human, purposeful and conscious future. We are committed to accompanying these individuals, organisations and institutions through their crises of growth and development towards healthy interdependence.Continue reading →
CWSA (Child Welfare South Africa) is an umbrella body representing 164 child welfare affiliates, 30 developing organisations, 25 outreach projects and 206 communities. Collectively we reach about 2 million children, their families and caregivers. Consisting of 1200 staff members and 3500 volunteers. Our Objectives:
Protecting the children in our country from all kinds of abuse.
Making a difference in the lives of children.
Establishing networks and partnerships to ensure the safeguarding of our children.
Being a credible, professional body for child protection.
Providing support and guidance to our Member Organisations.
The Cape Kidney Association is a Grassroots Non-Profit Organisation that raises funds for indigent Kidney patients. The Non-Profit Association was founded in 1978 by a group of Nephrology Doctors and Nurses who saw a need to assist indigent Kidney patients.
We the Cape Kidney Association support Kidney dialysis patients with monthly food parcels, travel allowance to get to the hospitals for their dialysis and bursaries to further their studies or start-up costs for small businesses.
This is the only organisation in the Western Cape that is Kidney patient care based.Continue reading →
The huge inequalities in healthcare in South Africa result in most people being unable to access effective oncology services due to the poverty that exists particularly in our rural communities. Poverty has far-reaching implications for those with cancer. CANSA as a partner of the Cancer Alliance is helping to address the needs of these cancer patients. #LetsTalkAboutCancer #RightToHealthContinue reading →
The Black Housewives League of South Africa is an organization that works with predominantly rural women throughout South Africa. The league has 151 branches and 10,000 members. It works to encourage women to take an interest in the development of their families and their communities and to build their self-reliance and self-confidence There is a need for capacity-building assistance and training for the executive committee members in defining their role in the organization.Multiyear funding will support efforts to strengthen a newly established base office and provide resources for strategic planning regarding the future of the organization.With previous Mott support, the league established an office, purchased office equipment, and employed a full-time staff person and fieldworker.Continue reading →
Description Website Association for Childbirth and Parenthood Contact details Physical address 21 Andover Street, Dinwiddie, Germiston, 1401 Postal Address City Johannesburg Province Gauteng Telephone (011) 4883219 EMAIL Not available Other information Remarks If you have additional details for … Continue reading →
The Alliance for Childrens Entitlement to Social Security (ACESS) is an alliance of almost 1 000 childrens sector organisations, drawn from all nine provinces. They are rural and urban based, small and large. Members include community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, formal NGOs, social security service providers, academic institutions and other research bodies. All of them share a commitment to the realisation of a comprehensive, efficient and effective social security system in South Africa which is accessible to all poor children, and which provides their socio-economic rights as guaranteed in the South African Constitution.Continue reading →
The Public Health Association of South Africa wants to build an association of those involved in health and health-related activities to promote greater equity in health in South Africa.
PHASA advocates equitable access to the basic conditions necessary to achieve health for all South African as well as equitable access to effective health care. PHASA will work with other public health associations and related organisations and advocate on national and international issues that impact on the conditions for a healthy society.Continue reading →