The Ford foundation is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization established in 1936 that works mainly by making grants or loans that build knowledge and strengthen organizations and networks. It serves to reduce poverty and establish economic security, strengthen democracy and advancing human rights for all, and promoting more equitable education and greater voice and expression.
Ibis Reproductive Health is an international non-profit organization with a mission to improve women’s reproductive autonomy, choices, and health worldwide through clinical and social science research, producing educational resources, and promoting policies and practices that support sexual and reproductive rights and health. They are driven by women’s needs, and prioritize increasing access to safe abortion, expanding contraceptive access and choices, and integrating HIV and comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services.
MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION
Community Media Trust, is a not-for-profit media production company, that has produced educational series in the fields of health, HIV and AIDS, education, gender-based violence and other topics of Human Rights and social development since 1998.
The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) was founded 10 December 1998 in Cape Town, South Africa, and it advocates for increased access to treatment, care and support services for people living with HIV and campaigns to reduce new HIV infections. Their vision is a unified quality health care system which provides equal access to HIV prevention and treatment services for all people. Their mission is to ensure that every person living with HIV has access to quality comprehensive prevention and treatment services to live a healthy life.
Life Line Pietermaritzburg aims to be a leading provider of psychosocial support, skills and opportunities to enable individuals and communities within their designated areas in KZN, to grow and develop. They have provided a 24-hour telephone counselling and support service on its Crisis Line since February1972. Their mission is to promote emotional wellness for individuals and communities through counselling, skills development, training, networking and partnership within the private and public sectors of our designated areas in KZN.
Life Line Johannesburg provides counselling and connects with people, giving them the tools they need to better handle stress and improve their emotional health. They started out as a telephone counselling service over 40 years ago, and have expanded their service to include face to face sessions and group training interventions that help people deal with issues they face before they become a crisis. Their mission is Providing accessible and confidential 24 hours counselling services; Identifying and facilitating the establishment of self-sustaining community development programmes; Actively developing networks and partnerships with other NPOs, business and Government; Conducting professional training and skills development within the private and public sectors.
Valoyi Traditional Authority Trust
A key mission of the Valoyi Traditional Trust is to support the development and empowerment of young people, in particular girls and young women, in order to redress their social disadvantages. Valoyi is a traditional authority trust with the following mission:
- To call upon all residents to engage in rural development until (Hi twa rhambu loko ri tshoveka) until we hear the bones break. To enlist the aid and services of the Governmental and private institutions to realize our ambitions.
- To call upon all residents to engage in rural development until (Hi twa rhambu loko ri tshoveka) until we hear the bones break.
To enlist the aid and services of the Governmental and private institutions to realize our ambitions.
Passionate Unlimited Peers for Action (PUPA) is a youth led organization that promotes authentic youth participation – the direct involvement of youth in shaping the policies, planning and implementation of their programs.
Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is a non-profit organization founded in 2002 that uses the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and empower young people to stop the spread of HIV. Founded by four professional soccer players, Grassroot Soccer is mobilizing the most vulnerable population of youth, ages 13-18, to break the cycle of AIDS by engaging local coaches who equip young people with the knowledge, skills and support they need to avoid HIV.
The aim of the DBE is to develop, maintain and support a South African school education system for the 21st century. Their mission is to provide leadership with respect to provinces, districts and schools in the establishment of a South African education system. The DBE deals with all schools from Grade R to Grade 12; and adult literacy programmes.
The DOH vision is a long and healthy life for all South Africans. Their mission is to improve health status through the prevention of illnesses and the promotion of healthy lifestyles and to consistently improve the healthcare delivery system by focusing on access, equity, efficiency, quality and sustainability.
In July 2000, the Department of Welfare was renamed The Department of Social Development. Their vision is a caring and integrated system of social development services that facilitates human development and improves the quality of life. Their mission is to enable the poor, the vulnerable and the excluded within South African society to secure a better life for themselves, in partnership with them and with all those who are committed to building a caring society.
The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) is a South African based agency established to address youth development issues at National, Provincial and Local government level. Their vision is to be a Credible and Capable Development Agency for South Africa’s Youth, and their mission is to mainstream youth issues into society and facilitate youth development with all sectors of society.
Other NTPP Members
Centre for Communications Impact is a non profit organisation whose vision is to improve the health and well-being of all South Africans. CCI design and implement evidence-based HIV Campaigns, and HIV Communication programmes aimed at HIV prevention and quality sexual reproductive health. Training program and campaign. September 2013 to September 2014 targeted young people through campaigns and training programs to increase knowledge of and uptake of dual protection, to increase use of condoms and increase awareness of preventing teen pregnancy. Two of CCI’s successful programs are the Zazi campaign and Brothers for Life.
Masimanyane Women’s Support Centre is a non-profit international women’s organisation established in 1995, based in East London, South Africa. With a specific focus on violence against women, sexual and reproductive health and rights and the gendered nature of HIV and Aids, they aim to build the capacity of women and human rights advocates to claim and realise women’s human rights. Their vision is a society free of gender-based violence where women and children enjoy their full human rights. Their mission is to eradicate gender-based violence in order to achieve a healthy, safe, secure, equal, responsible and supportive society for all women and girl children Combination of interventions. Objectives are to decrease level of teenage pregnancy in the Eastern Cape and improved access to universal sexual reproductive health information and services. Activities informed by various objectives are: Young women’s leadership development; School based program which includes the establishment of human rights club; Intergenerational dialogues and forums; The establishment of health worker’s forums – all 4 main activities targeted at different people.
Right to Care is a non-profit organisation that supports and delivers prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. Right to Care supports the Department of Health; through direct service delivery, Right to Care treats patients for HIV, TB, cervical cancer, and sexually transmitted infections. Support for clinical programmes is delivered through development of clinical best practices, research, training, mentoring, participation in technical committees, provision of facilities and equipment, and secondment of staff, among others services. Training program. Objectives of project include – Train nurses, doctors, counsellors and social workers on how to respond to teen pregnancy. Develop a resource that will be used in support groups for adolescents to prevent teen pregnancy in schools.
The South African Red Cross Society is part of the world’s largest humanitarian Movement. The Movement is neutral and impartial, and provides protection and assistance to people affected by disasters and conflicts. S.A Red Cross KwaZulu Natal currently has 7 branches, with a total of 1500 volunteers supporting 19 900 adults and 19400 orphans and vulnerable children. This care includes bathing and feeding bedridden clients, assisting with grant applications, collecting ARVs at clinics on behalf of clients, delivering food parcels, assisting with planting of vegetable gardens and much more. They have 1005 volunteer peer educators who reach and average of 18500 students and young people per month, focusing on TB and AIDS awareness and prevention. Research, Campaign, and Training program. January 2015 to June 2016. Targeting young children, youth in and out of schools both males and females
Research – Currently developing a training model on peer education with younger children (9-11) and peer education for adults.
Training- Activities: youth peer education training programmes for in and out of school both male and females held. Training curriculum aligned with DBE guidelines. Peer education awareness sessions held in communities, community dialogue sessions held, interviews (research protocol / data collection) with various targeted groups undertaken, Peer education diaries developed, Network of learning – teen pregnancy workshops held
Campaign – 2 ZAZI CAMPS in partnership with UGU DoH held
Save the Children South Africa is part of the world’s largest independent development and rights based organization for children, represented in over 120 countries worldwide. Save the children fights for children’s rights and help them fulfil their potential. In South Africa, the organization aims to work in all provinces to ensure that every child, especially the most vulnerable, has a happy and healthy childhood.