Call for organisations involved in addressing GBVF to apply for grant funding “The unacceptably high levels of gender-based violence and femicide in South Africa are a blight on our national conscience, and a betrayal of our constitutional order for which so many fought, and for which so many gave their lives”. These are the words […]
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SADAG, in partnership with Tshikululu, recently conducted an NPOwer Mental Health Support Programmes Survey to assess the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on NGOs and staff psychological well-being. See the survey findings here.
Tshikululu’ is the Venda name for the resilient African Rock Fig (Ficus Abutifolia), which flourishes in South Africa’s far north regions – despite few resources and a challenging environment. Just like this tree, the funds under Tshikululu’s management, and the social investments that we advise on, support development programmes that take root in small gaps […]
We need to look after the mental health of NPO’s now more than ever Supporting the Mental Health of South African NPO’s
Empowering NPO’s through the NPOwer Mental Health Support Programme A first-of-its kind NPO Mental Health Support Programme and 24-hour toll-free Helpline to offer mental health care and support to all NPO’s has been launched in South Africa. Called NPOwer, this initiative sees Tshikululu Social Investments partnering with SADAG (South African Depression and Anxiety Group) to […]
Social investors are not immune to the tough economic climate. As profits reduce, so too will contributions and budgets towards social investments. How does a social investor deal with having to apply budget cuts to, or end relationships with, often long-standing development partners? Responsible exits require compassion, attention, respect and time.
Since we went into lockdown in March, Tshikululu has learnt many valuable lessons for social investors who want to respond effectively and maximise social impact in these unprecedented times.
Although the Covid-19 pandemic will eventually pass, its impact will be felt for many years. Here are 10 tips to help guide social investors about how their work must change going forward.
Tshikululu Social Investments has undertaken a survey of over 170 NPOs around South Africa to assess the effect that COVID-19 has had on this crucial sector. Findings from a snap survey of non-profit organisations, with research conducted by Adam Boros, Graeme Wilkinson, Mandisa Diza and Tamika Mtegha. Read the report here
Tshikululu is the Venda name for the resilient African Rock Fig (Ficus Abutifolia), which flourishes in South Africa’s far north regions despite few resources and a challenging environment. Just like this tree, the funds under Tshikululu’s management and the social investments that we advise on support development programmes that take root in small gaps and […]
The Old Mutual Investment Group has invested in several renewable projects across three provinces. In 2017,Tshikululu was approached to assess the compliance and effectiveness of the socio-economic and enterprise development commitments of four of these Independent Power Producer renewable energy projects. Challenge:In 2017, the Old Mutual Investment Group invited a bid to undertake a due […]