National Development Agency funds Cape Town Society of the Blind clinic for visually impaired persons
14 October 2020, Cape Town - Keeping abreast of technology advancements and in line with best practice, Cape Town Society of the Blind (CTSB) has opened a Low Vision Clinic at their premises in Salt River, Cape Town.
14 October 2020
Minister Lindiwe Zulu To Deliver Keynote Address At The National Development Agency's Public Dialogue - Food For All Through Resilient Food And Nutrition Systems In South Africa.
The National Development Agency (NDA) is tasked with the responsibility of contributing towards the eradication of poverty in South Africa and its causes. The NDA in discharging its mandate, has to empower and enhance the capacity of the civil society sector. This ensures that the NDA helps to build more cohesive communities that are able to tackle the triple challenges of poverty, unemployment and inequality.
12 October 2020
Community Keepers partnership with National Development Agency provides Gender Based Violence programme to children, educators and caregivers in marginalised Cape Town communities
Trauma, and its debilitating consequences on mental well-being, is still a major construct in addressing the short-term needs of children, especially in marginalised communities. Children in these communities live on high alert, in a permanent state of fight, flight or freeze. They do not “come from trauma” – they live in trauma. Daily, they witness or experience violence, including gender-based violence.
06 October 2020
Community Keepers partners with National Development Agency to provide Gender Based Violence programme to children, educators and caregivers in marginalised Cape Town communities
Trauma, and its debilitating consequences on mental well-being, is still a major construct in addressing the short term need of children, especially in marginalised communities. Children in these communities live on high alert, in a permanent state of fight, flight or freeze. They do not “come from trauma” – they live in trauma. Daily, they witness or experience violence, including gender-based violence.
01 October 2020
The NDA COVID-19 Volunteer Programme hailed by Civil Society Organisations
The National Development Agency held a virtual dialogue with 200 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) who are part of the COVID-19 Volunteer Programme on Tuesday, 09 September 2020. The purpose of the dialogue was to assess the status and impact of the programme as the NDA continues to strengthen CSOs.
28 September 2020
IN THE NEWS
Local organisation takes a stand against gender-based violence
A Stellenbosch-based non-profit organisation (NPO) has partnered with the government’s National Development Agency (NDA) to implement an awareness campaign against gender-based violence (GBV) and bullying.
15 September 2020
Today, the CEO of NDA, Mrs Thamo Mzobe, will present at the 2020 Top Empowerment Virtual Conference hosted by Topco Media
The unseen civil society organisations: how the health pandemic revealed the value of organised community development programmes and how through partnerships they were economically uplifted (with focus specifically on women empowerment).
22 July 2020
Leadership is a Love Affair - A Blog by Nolwandle Made
May 2020 started with much excitement on my part, it was the day for the special webinar event to celebrate the 70th birthday of a legend, former president of Malawi, Her Excellency (HE) Dr Joyce Banda. I, as an African woman had a lot of admiration and if I’m honest hero worship for this trailblazer.
19 June 2020
A NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY SEWING COOPERATIVE IN KHAYELITSHA HELPS PROTECT AGAINST COVID-19
A National Development Agency (NDA) funded sewing cooperative in Khayelitsha is responding positively to reduce the spread on COVID-19 virus in communities and to generate extra income during #lockdown.
14 April 2020