Archive | March, 2013

Applications now open for 2013 participation

Internationally research has shown that community organisations often lack capacity in areas such as financial management, reporting and monitoring of projects. Many community organisations also lack sufficient funding. Without dynamic websites and other marketing tools and when their financial administration and support functions are not on levels that enable them to be sustainable, such organisations […]

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What to expect in 2013

Final Phase of pilot project The final due diligence area earmarked for formal training is Management and Leadership Support. A training intervention was scheduled for 6 & 13 March 2013. Two members of the pilot group were also selected to go on an NPO Leadership and Strategy Workshop offered by the Stellenbosch University Business School. […]

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SOS Pilot Project Feedback

Feedback on the SOS training provided SOS received an overwhelming positive response from the 12 Pilot Organisations at the end of 2012. Here are a few excerpts: …I feel that I benefitted greatly from the SOS involvement. The due diligence process was thorough and showed the areas that needed urgent attention. …Thank you for a […]

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Update on the SOS Pilot Project Training

Early 2012 the SOS team conducted a due diligence process on each of the 12 selected pilot projects. This process included a site visit which lasted about 6 – 8 hours per organisation; during this visit an interview was conducted and a report per NGO on the following was compiled: Overview (general overview, size in […]

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