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.
Dynamic Youth Crew is an organization established for the purpose of ensuring that raw township talent is uncovered and brought to the spot light for the world to see, the organization believes that all talent deserves exposure and should therefore also be used to fight poverty, crime and other causes of social ills. The organization was found on the basis of youth empowerment and skills transfer for the benefit of all young people in and around our jurisdiction.
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.
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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.
South African Positive Women Ambassadors are a community-based (CBO), non-government organisation (NGO). Our primary focus is to promote gender equality, gender equity and respect for human rights by running workshops and awareness campaigns for HIV infected and affected women. When possible we also provide struggling families with food parcels which have been donated to us.
Advocacy/Advocates for the Prevention of HIV and Aids (APHA) aims to tackle this challenge. APHA will lead an advocacy agenda to hold policy-makers accountable for delivering an AIDS response that reflects our current state of knowledge. This includes combination prevention. We know that the next five years offers a vital window of opportunity to ramp up efforts and end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. That is why APHA is here.
Gateway Health Institute is a South African non-profit organization at the forefront of solving pressing Global Health and Development challenges. Our growth strategy is based on our vision of becoming a regional force: Gateway believes in being visible and active. In doing and not only talking. In improving our own knowledge and skills and building the capacity of others. In forming coalitions and networks. In our values of Zero stigma and discrimination and fighting for equality. In being transparent and accountable. In being culturally and gender sensitive. In collecting evidence. And most of all by living up to our Motto: Your Health. Your Rights
Hivos is an international organisation that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. With smart projects in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s resources. Counterbalance alone, however, is not enough. Our primary focus is achieving structural change. This is why we cooperate with innovative businesses, citizens and their organisations.
The Valoyi Traditional Authority Trust is the trust that established in 2004 but registered as no-profit organization in April 2010. The organization governs by five trustees under the leadership of her Royal Highness Hosi Nwamitwa II. Under community development centre there are eight programmes namely; Fit for Life ,Fit for Work focuses on vulnerable youth from 18 -30 that are trained on Life Coping and Computer Skills, post training , job and furthering studies placement. Give them seed money to start small businesses.
Isizinda Sempilo Organisation was established in 2008 by its Founder and Managing Director – Bongani Makhaya together with community members and professionals, and it is an accredited Non- Profit Organisation, Wellness Services Provider and Projects Implementer.
The aim of establishing the organization was to provide strategic intervention for HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support to the infected and affected individuals and to promote awareness, education on preventative measures of diseases of lifestyle such hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol and obesity targeting the historically disadvantaged and marginalized communities of Soweto and the surrounding areas through the relevant community based intervention.
Grassroot Soccer is an adolescent health organization that leverages the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize youth in developing countries to overcome their greatest health challenges, live healthier, more productive lives, and be agents for change in their communities. Adolescents are being left behind in the fight against disease and other critical health challenges. Unlike childhood mortality which has improved 80% in the past 50 years, adolescent mortality hasn’t budged. Preventable diseases like HIV, and complications from pregnancies continue to be the leading causes of death among adolescents. There is a tremendous opportunity to improve the world’s health by promoting healthy practices during adolescence, and taking steps to better protect young people from health risks.
Sonke Gender Justice is a non-partisan, non-profit organisation, established in 2006. Today, Sonke has established a growing presence on the African continent and plays an active role internationally. Sonke works to create the change necessary for men, women, young people and children to enjoy equitable, healthy and happy relationships that contribute to the development of just and democratic societies. Sonke pursues this goal across Southern Africa by using a human rights framework to build the capacity of government, civil society organisations and citizens to achieve gender equality, prevent gender-based violence and reduce the spread of HIV and the impact of AIDS.