CSO Mentoring and Strengthening Program

CSO Mentoring and Strengthening Program

Social Entrepreneurship: Becomimg a Social Change Innovator.

This workshop took place at the La Vita Hotel in Durban on 30-30 March 2017. The workshop focused on step by step training of the youth to become social entrepreneurs, from finding a need or niche in their community, to the planning, implementing and funding of their chosen ventures. This training was done by social entrepreneur Sithembiso Ndlovu of MSA Lead, a network of successful and skilled social entrepreneurs.

Voices of Our Future: How Citizen Journalists Can Hold Us Accountable

Citizen journalists play an important role in society because they often provide a different perspective on events compared to those circulated by the mainstream media. Traditionally, only a select few were able to publish; now, anyone with a smartphone can publish anything, anywhere and at anytime.

Is Commemorating Human Rights Day Still Relevant?

On 21 March, South Africa commemorates Human Rights Day in remembrance of the Sharpeville Massacre that took place on the same day in 1960. This massacre occurred because of protests against the Apartheid government at the time.

Civil Society and Media Management

The DDP invited Heather Thuynsma (political consultant/lecturer/author) to facilitate a 2 ½ day advocacy workshop titled Civil Society and Media Management to equip civil society organisations (CSOs) with the skills to write stories that would inspire action