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Social Development, Community Building, NPOs & NGOs

A meeting place for donors and those seeking funding, and for discussion of issues by skills-universe members interested in community building, supporting Non-profit organisations (NPO)s, NGOs (non-governmental organisations) and responsible for corporate social responsibility (CSR) and corporate social investment (CSI).

Location: International
Members: 49
Latest Activity: Oct 10

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Gift of the Givers providing humanitarian support @ Kya Sands Informal Settlement

Started by sylvia hammond Oct 10. 0 Replies

Dear RecipientsGift of the Givers teams are on the way to the Kya Sands Informal Settlement, north of Johannesburg, where a fire destroyed 500 shacks and rendered 2000 people homeless. A clearer picture of the aftermath will emerge today. Hot meals…Continue

Tags: food, humanitarian, clothing, toiletries, nappies

South African charity delivers 1000 Tons of flour to Syria

Started by sylvia hammond Oct 3. 0 Replies

Greetings of peace The on-going conflict in Syria has created one of the most pressing humanitarian crises in the world. Today, Syria continues to face one of the most severe development and humanitarian disasters in recent history. With more than…Continue

Tags: foundation, school, trauma, children, bread

Gift of the Givers arranging Emergency Medical Mission to Gaza

Started by sylvia hammond Jul 17. 0 Replies

Greetings of PeaceDear RecipientsThe South African spirit of Ubuntu is incredible. It didn't even take 3 hours and we had 75 confirmed medical volunteers who responded to our request for an Emergency Medical Mission to Gaza. Trauma surgeons,…Continue

Tags: medicines, team, equipment, Palestinian, Egypt

National Development Agency to launch Adopt-an-ECD Campaign

Started by sylvia hammond Jul 9. 0 Replies

The National Development Agency (NDA) will on Thursday (10 July 2014) launch an online portal to create awareness and raise funds for underprivileged Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres.The Adopt-an-ECD campaign, to be launched during a…Continue

Tags: donations, public, private, sector, campaign

Generous Donors enable Gift of the Givers to feed starving platinum belt families

Started by sylvia hammond Jun 18. 0 Replies

Greetings of Peace Dear Recipients It was an amazing sight (see photos below) this morning at our Logistics Centre in Bramley when we received 30 tons of potatoes, courtesy of the Methodist Church Benoni, Just Veggies, Omnia, Bayer and Mc Cain Foods…Continue

Tags: McCain, Omnia, Benoni, Church, Foods

Support Gift of the Givers to provide humanitarian support in winter

Started by sylvia hammond Jun 7. 0 Replies

Greetings of PeaceDear RecipientsWinter is upon us once again with the bitter cold affecting many South Africans especially the hungry, the homeless and those most vulnerable due to socio-economic circumstances.  Gift of the Givers Winter Warmth…Continue

Tags: babies, soap, winter, contaminated, blankets

Gift of the Givers supporting South Africans - united in hunger

Started by sylvia hammond Jun 2. 0 Replies

Pictures courtesy of Imtiaz SoolimanFor more information on how to assist, contact:Imtiaz Sooliman 0832364029…Continue

Tags: food, aid, humanitarian, response, Givers

Latest report from Gift of the Givers: white miners en route to Rustenburg

Started by sylvia hammond Jun 2. 0 Replies

Greetings of PeaceDear Recipients Two buses with representatives of White mining families are travelling in convoy with Gift of the Givers to the Rustenburg Mines.It is understandable that there is fear, anxiety and apprehension but these…Continue

Tags: Givers, humanitarian, assistance, Gift, parcels

White mining families to receive food parcels - Gift of the Givers

Started by sylvia hammond Jun 1. 0 Replies

Greetings of PeaceDear RecipientsHunger, suffering and immeasurable difficulty has not been restricted to one community only following the 18 week labour strike on the Platinum Belt. Whites and Blacks, South Africans, our people, are suffering…Continue

Tags: platinum, committee, Marikana, belt, Rustenburg

Gift of the Givers aid Korkie family to achieve return of husband Pierre

Started by sylvia hammond May 27. 0 Replies

Greetings of PeaceDear Recipients Yolande Korkie sends a message to her husband, Pierre, who has been held in captivity for a year by Al Qaeda rebels in Yemen. He and his wife Yolande were kidnapped on May 27th, 2013. The below message was given…Continue

Tags: Bloemfontein, Yemen, captivity, Yolande, Pierre

 
 
 

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