Sectors

Arts, culture and heritage

An appreciation of our shared yet different heritage through the medium of arts and culture helps to promote social dialogue and greater social cohesion in South Africa.

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Bursary programmes

A bursary is financial assistance awarded to a student for further study or training.

Although bursaries are awarded for numerous reasons, primarily they acknowledge academic merit and/or financial need.

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Community development

Community development looks at projects that enhance social cohesion and address social ills by providing employment and sustainable livelihood opportunities for those in need.

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Community care and welfare

By supporting many diverse projects our clients provide a community safety net for vulnerable people across South Africa, restore human dignity by addressing human rights violations, and promote self-reliance and optimal social functioning.

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Disability

Projects that directly benefit people with disabilities – physical, mental, intellectual, learning, visual, and hearing – fall under this sector.

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Health

The six pillars of a healthcare system as defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO), and South Africa’s Millennium Development Goals healthcare priorities inform funding in this sector.

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Education

It is widely acknowledged in education circles that there is a crisis in maths and science in South Africa, with learning outcomes falling way below international standards. As a result, young people
entering the workforce lack competence in mathematical reasoning, which constrains economic growth.

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Early childhood development

Early childhood care and development is often wrongly assumed to refer to an academically oriented preschool programme, when in fact it pertains to early childhood education (ECE).

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HIV/Aids

Work in this sector centres on the reduction of new HIV/Aids infections in South Africa.

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Environment

South Africa’s biodiversity provides an important platform for economic growth and development through the provision of natural resources and vital ecosystem services. These resources underpin the livelihoods of the majority of South Africans and contribute significantly to the country’s economy.

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