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Learning brief: Availability and advertising – twin drivers of youth binge drinking in South Africa.

South Africa’s heavy drinking culture is intrinsically linked to how alcohol is marketed and sold. Glamourous marketing campaigns and the wide availability of alcohol mean that young people are susceptible targets. This learning brief explores ways of reducing the negative impact of alcohol on our youth. Download the learning brief here or page through it […]

Posted on 24 Nov 2021

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Learning brief: How did civil society organisations respond to COVID-19: A snapshot from a recent survey

Civil society – already existing within a context of poverty, hunger and violence – have had to respond in unprecedented ways since COVID-19 hit South Africa in March 2020. The scale and the speed of the response to the pandemic, where thousands of individuals banded together, working across communities and interest groups, has been inspirational. […]

Posted on 24 Nov 2021

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Learning brief: How to grow and sustain an active alumni network

Alumni networks are traditionally associated with universities and private schools but have grown into effective tools for social impact far beyond academia. The relationships built among alumni can contribute to their success by providing a mix of access to networks, resources, ideas and social capital. Even though growing and sustaining an active alumni network requires […]

Posted on 24 Nov 2021

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Hands-on Learning Issue 20

CLICK HERE TO READ HANDS-ON LEARNING ISSUE 20. Through our Hands-on Learning publication, we hope to play a helpful role in synthesising information from innovators and implementers in civil society, supporting them to share what they have learned so that others are able to draw from and build on their experiences. Read below a short […]

Posted on 24 Nov 2021

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POPIA Guidelines: A guide to the the Protection of Personal Information Act for NGOs

Many NGOs may feel intimidated by the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI Act or POPIA). To assist you we have compiled a guideline that unpacks, in simple language, the most essential aspects of the Act that NGOs need to know and understand in order to take the first steps towards getting compliant. Download the […]

Posted on 4 Oct 2021

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Hands-on Learning Issue 19

CLICK HERE TO READ HANDS-ON LEARNING ISSUE 19. Through our Hands-on Learning publication, we hope to play a helpful role in synthesising information from innovators and implementers in civil society, supporting them to share what they have learned so that others are able to draw from and build on their experiences. Read below a short […]

Posted on 4 Jun 2021

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Learning brief: Flourish: Empowering women and helping babies to grow great

Women have been particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Increasing unemployment is likely to be felt for generations and could plunge more women and their families further into poverty. This learning brief looks at how Flourish, a social franchise, aims to halt and even reverse this downward trajectory by providing women with the skills […]

Posted on 4 Jun 2021

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Learning Brief: Datafree – Building on digital gains made during the COVID pandemic

While the COVID-19 pandemic further cemented South Africa’s wide socio-economic disparity, it also demonstrated the power of mobile technology to jump the gap. This learning brief explores how and why public benefit organisations (PB0s) fought to achieve zero-rating during the country’s national lockdown, and the next essential steps and challenges that lie ahead to ensure […]

Posted on 4 Jun 2021

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Learning Brief: Sowing the seeds of change – How to create a more inclusive, fair and sustainable food system

The coronavirus threw South Africa’s fractured and unequal food system into stark relief. How can we create a more sustainable, inclusive and resilient food system that gives greater power to those who still have little influence over how the system works? Some solutions emerged during the 2020 Food Dialogues – we summarise them for you […]

Posted on 4 Jun 2021

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Online learning should be a mandatory alternative

The global economy and world of work and education are changing; it is essential that online learning is more formally integrated, supported and embraced by our public education institutions. Our young South Africans are being denied the opportunity to grow and learn, and with so many school leavers not being able to enter the tertiary […]

Posted on 1 Jun 2021

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