Charities Aid Foundation Southern Africa – Promoting effective giving, volunteering and investment for social change

Charities Aid Foundation Southern Africa (CAFSA) is an independent civil society organisation that promotes and facilitates effective giving, volunteering and investment for social change. It has been represented in South Africa since 1997, and in 2000 became a registered Section 21 not-for-profit and public benefit organisation. CAFSA aims to challenge existing social, economic and political... Continue Reading →

FEMNET – Building the women’s movement in Africa

FEMNET - the African Women’s Development and Communication Network is a pan-African, membership-based feminist network, based in Nairobi, with over 700 members across 46 African countries. Its vision is an African society where gender equality is achieved and women and girls enjoy all their rights and live in dignity. FEMNET exists to facilitate and coordinate... Continue Reading →

Penplusbytes – Promoting effective governance in Africa

Penplusbytes promotes effective governance in Africa by deploying technology that enhances citizen participation. Established in 2001, its overarching philosophy is that creating effective working relationships with governments, parliaments, corporates, donors, international organisations, NGOs, and citizens is the key to being relevant and delivering value. Based in Ghana, its activities reach as far as Uganda, Tanzania,... Continue Reading →

Africa Freedom of Information Centre – Promoting access to information in Africa

The Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) is a pan-African, membership organisation and resource centre that promotes the right of access to information (RTI) and freedom of expression (FoE) across Africa. Established in 2009, it focuses on comparative research, capacity strengthening, technical support to national advocacy initiatives as well as leading continental and global advocacy... Continue Reading →

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