Inyathelo in the Media

Nurturing Work Environment

| Super User | Inyathelo in the media
Inyathelo Operations Director Feryal Domingo was interviewed on Kaya FM on the importance of growing a nurturing work environment.Listen to Feryal’s conversation with Kaya Biz host Gugulethu Mfuphi:

COP26: 5 climate change factors impacting non-profit organisations

| Nazeema Mohammed | Inyathelo in the media
The COP26 global climate summit, which recently took place in Glasgow, Scotland, is a stark reminder that climate change is a reality confronting all humanity. It will usher in major changes affecting our lives and those of future generations. Such developments will impact non-profits (NPOs) and social justice organisations by introducing both new opportunities and new risks. NPOs should inform themselves and plan accordingly. Here are five key factors NGOs need to consider and plan for in ...

Attracting Support For NPOs

| Soraya Joonas | Inyathelo in the media
Non-profit organisations (NPOs) have always been the backbone of society, but are under huge pressure to deliver even more services as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown. Despite their contributions, however, many NPOs are struggling financially due to diminished funding. It is more important than ever for NPO leaders to nurture relationships with potential donors, to be thoroughly prepared for a meeting with a prospective funder, and to follow up in a professional manner. This is accor...

Inyathelo Salutes South African Citizens and Civil Society Organisations

| Inyathelo | Inyathelo in the media
This World Humanitarian Day (Thursday 19 August), non-profit organisation Inyathelo reminds us of the achievements of ‘ordinary’ South Africans, and the role of community and civil society organisations.  Events such as the Covid-19 pandemic, and the recent civil unrest and looting in KZN-Natal and Gauteng, have been stark reminders of the resilience and roll-up-you-sleeves attitudes of under-the-radar citizens. In a context of indifference and lawlessness, and underperforming municipa...

Unlocking change in Early Childhood Development

| Nazeema Mohammed | Inyathelo in the media
Indifference is eroding Early Childhood Development gains, but a new social justice unit offers hope. The Unit will prioritise education on rights, communication, direct action, policy work, legal advocacy and litigation, lobbying, consultation, and working with and strengthening existing coalitions. The most vulnerable members of our society, young children, have had their already limited opportunities further eroded by the Covid-19 pandemic and the negligent and short-sighted approach of g...

Local NPO Inyathelo secures R3m Kresge Foundation grant

| Inyathelo | Inyathelo in the media
Inyathelo, the South African Institute for Advancement, has received a grant of nearly R3,047m ($225,000) from the Kresge Foundation, a private foundation headquartered in Michigan, United States. Inyathelo is a non-profit organisation that works to sustain and strengthen civil society organisations and grow local philanthropy in support of a vibrant democracy in South Africa. This two-year grant from the foundation for core operating expenses caps a successful long-term partnership between ...


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