Thursday, 20th June 2013
Directory of South African Community Development websites
Web SitesThe Global Youth Institute
This website describes the vision for a global, international, multi disciplinary youth institute headed up by Sharlene Swartz, a Harvard and Cambridge graduate, together with a team of like minded friends, who have dedicated the youth institute to resourcing specialists passionate about youth and adolescent work of all descriptions.
www.theyouthinstitute.org/The Makan Family
Community web site.
www.makan.co.za/The Parent Centre Iziko Labazali
Promotion of the well-being and self-esteem of the whole child, parent and caregiver in order to prevent child abuse, victimisation and neglect.
www.theparentcentre.org.za/The Rotary Club of Pretoia East
We provide humanitarian service, encouraging high ethical standards in all vocations and promoting good will.
www.rotarypretoriaeast.org.za/The Rural Housing Loan Fund
The RHLF's mission is to enable low-income families to have access to loans from sustainable retail lenders for building and improvements.
www.rhlf.co.za/The Teeruth Misthry Foundation
Community upliftment organisation.
www.misthry.org.za/The Urban Issues Agency
Seeks to address the urban space and its occupants in order to bring about prosperous cities, established by all its users.
www.urbanissues.co.za/The Westrand Forum
An online comunity forum for people on the Westrand.
www.westrandforum.co.cc/Travel Missions -
Preaching, Uplifting, Praying, Make Free, Loving to those in need in Africa.
Challenging homophobia & appreciating sexual diversity.
University ministry .
www.twenty20destiny.co.za/Ubuntu Education Fund
For the children of South Africa.
Uniondale Integrated Empowerment Projects.
www.uniep.co.za/Understanding the Generations
Understand the differences between generations in South Africa. Providing resources for HR, marketing, education, ministry, development & families.
www.youth.co.za/United Church of God - South Africa
Web site of the United Church of God South Africa, an international association.
www.ucg-rsa.org/Unity Against Hunger
Win a Toyota Tazz worth R80 000 and support the Tiger Brands Unity Against Hunger project.
www.tazz.co.za/Vaal Triangle Info
Promoting the Vaal Triangle area's people, business, industry and tourism.
www.vaaltriangleinfo.co.za/Valley of Hope
Valley of Hope is a project begun by the God of Israel, Jaweh J'shua and is being co-ordinated by His Spirit.
An initiative that strives to combine business and development objectives, through sourcing and selling locally crafted products.
An organisation that is addressing communities affected by the different social fabric crimes in a preventative approach. This organisation is also doing community capacity building through the experiential training, empowering and the establishment of effective community structures to collectively address the social fabric problems.
Official website for the Vuka Trust including the Vukuzenzele Holdings Project outlines.
www.vukatrust.co.za/Vukani-Ubuntu Community Development
This is South Africa's first ever jewellery training and manufacturing project in a black township.
www.vukani.co.za/Water For Schools
A development project designed to assist rural schools and communities to alleviate their water problems. Sponsors welcome!
www.waterforschools.co.za/Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign
Formed in November 2000 with the aim of fighting evictions, water cut-offs and poor health services.
westerncapeantieviction.wordpress.com/Westlake United Church Trust
Our vision is to uplift and empower the residents of Westlake Village (Cape Town, South Africa) through education, skills development and job creation.
www.wuct.org.za/Wildlands Conservation Trust and Community Development Projects Kwazulu Natal
Wildlands Conservation Trust conserves both wildlife and nature by conservation based community development projects in Kwazulu Natal
Wingate Park bulletin. Tshwane, Pretoria, Elardus Park, Rietvallei.
www.wingatepark.co.za/Woman Today SA
The Woman Today SA website offer a wide range of woman related information and news in South Africa.
www.woman-today.co.za/Word of Life World Outreach
We have a desire to reach the lost with the Outrageous Love of God. Jesus spoke in Luke 15 about a Shepherd leaving 99 just persons in no need of repentance and reaching the one lost person. Our desire is to reach that person and we go where few dare to go that we might reach those in need of God's love.
www.wolwo.co.za/World Mission Centre : Christian Mission Organization
Plays the role of network facilitator by providing models of resources, training and ministry for the fulfillment of a specific vision.
The world of local area communities. Free classifieds, employment, community discussions, business directory, local events and News.
The Archdiocese of Durban help the poor in the rural areas of Kwazulu-Natal.
www.zulumissions.com/101 Community Chest - Giving.Org.za
Non-profit organization committed to raising and distributing funds, to organizations meeting the welfare needs of the community.
www.giving.org.za/ACAT Community Upliftment
ACAT was established in 1979 as a Christian Development Trust committed to enabling disadvantaged rural people to improve and sustain their quality of life spiritually, physically, materially, intellectually, socially and environmentally.
Community upliftment initiative.
www.acros.co.za/Africa For Christ
A church planting Christian ministry, doing urban church building and starting churches accross the Southern part of Africa.
Ons vertel u meer oor Pretoria en omgewing, wie doen wat en waar hulle dit doen.
www.agieinfo.co.za/Aids Help International
A company committed to fair trade, promoting high quality, hand crafted South African products then injecting profits into community projects.
www.aidshelp.co.za/Alexandra Renewal Project
A holistic, multidisciplinary community upgrade project in Alex, a residential township in Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa.
www.alexandra.co.za/Alexsan Kopano Educational Trust
The history of the organisation began in 1986 when community leaders came together with the objective to bring the People of Alexandra together.
www.alexsankopano.org.za/All Ways Informed
Keep yourself always informed. Whenever you need help to do what you have to do.
www.geocities.com/allwaysinformedAnanzi Community Page
Find information on missing kids, women and child abuse, crime in South Africa as well statistics on crime.
www.ananzi.co.za/community/index.htmlAncestry and Genealogy Research
Ancestry research resources.
www.antirape.co.za/Arauna Ark Ministies
The Ark’s mission is to establish these people back into society through spiritual nourishment, counseling and support.
www.araunaark.org/Artists for a New South Africa
ANSA is a non-profit organization in Los Angeles founded and supported by artists, activists and others dedicated to furthering democracy.
www.ansafrica.org/Atlantic Christian Assembly
Church in the city of Cape Town with social upliftment emphasis.
Building bridges between Auroville and Africa, active individuals & organizations meet for exchanges and collaborations in a wide range of fields.
The BAT Centre is an arts and culture community centre in the small craft harbour, Durban. Our Mission: celebrate the arts and culture of South Africa
www.batcentre.co.za/Batjha Youth Development
A non-profit making organisation located in the Randburg, focusing on youth development, especially in arts. BYD was founded in 1997.
Driving school academy.
www.bddrivingschool.co.za/Camphill Hemel-en-Aarde Hermanus
Conceived as a haven for children and adults with disabilities.
www.camphill-hermanus.org.za/Cape Women's Agricultural Association
An organisation for the enrichment of women by means of study opportunities, meetings and projects to serve the community.
www.vlv.co.za/Centre for Civil Society
News and view on South African civil society.
www.nu.ac.za/ccsCentre for Early Childhood Development
Provides training, support and advise in the field of early childhood development.
www.cecd.org.za/CHILDREN IN THE WILDERNESS
CHILDREN IN THE WILDERNESS - Children in the Wilderness is dedicated to helping children whose childhoods have been interrupted and disrupted by life
www.childreninthewilderness.com/Clover Mama Afrika CSI Media Room
A corporate social investment initiative that aims to empower and support South African communities.
A NPO dedicated to improce current coma care in our society.
www.comacare.com/Community Service Workers can Overcome AIDS and Unwanted Births.
This website is a platform for (LAC's), NPOs and Government Agencies in North West Province to share resources, best practice, events, opportunities, etc.
A forum for South African consumers to express, discuss, and research their opinions about products, services and businesses.
www.consumerism.co.za/Craighall Residents' Association
Craighall and Craighall Park Residents' Association.
www.cra.org.za/Crime Talk Forum
Learn about the latest crime trends, self defense techniques as well as solutions for the eradication of crime.
For Communities in South Africa.
www.crimetrends.co.za/Dakawa Art and Craft Community Centre
Based in Grahamstown, South Africa, empowers historically marginalised people with arts and crafts production and marketing skills.
Community web page for Delmas, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Contains information on churches, schools, clubs, businesses, activities and events.
www.delmasmall.co.za/Development Information Solutions for Communities
Professional corporate consulting services at NGO rates.
www.disc.org.za/Die Nasionale Burgerlike Veiligheid- en Sekuriteitsaksie
The National Civil Safety and Security Action (Nacissa) is a national anti-crime organisation representing civil society.
nacissa.org.za/Don Bosco Makuyu
This site is a description about our Mission and our Salesian Job in Makuyu (Kenya).
www.geocities.com/boscoprintDorcas Aid Southern Africa
Addresses structural, social, relief and rehabilitational aid in Southern African.
www.dorcas.co.za/Dr. Arnold Mol
Best known for motivation in the workplace, has conducted over 900 training courses for managers. Has written books, articles, and speaks on marriage and conflict-handling, effective parenting and practical christianity in today’s world.
Uses cellphone SMS reporting and alerts by suburb to fight crime in South Africa.
www.eblockwatch.co.za/ELCSA Development Service
The development wing of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa. ELCSA is a non-profit organisation.
www.elcsads-lwf.org/Esther Ministries South Africa
etownship - news, views and spotlights in the townships of Cape Town.
www.etownship.co.za/EvaluNet >> Community Development
At EvaluNet, we believe that education is a right and not a privilege. To date, EvaluNet has put over a million rand back into the community.
www.evalunet.com/communityFamily Footsteps Outreach Ministries
Committed to follow the word of God which is in the Holy Bible in order to encourage others in the hope.
A non profit organization that plants vegetable gardens to enhance the life of the less foturnate.
An affirmable, 100% women- owned and managed company.
Supports research and other initiatives aimed at increasing access to financial services for the un-banked and under-banked of southern Africa (South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland and Namibia).
www.finmark.org.za/First Defense Training
Self defense and pepper spray training and products
www.freewebs.com/deonengFoundation for the Development of Africa
Actively involved with initiating and facilitating processes conducive to sustainable development.
A site where you can find Christian a bookshop: cd’s, dvd’s, training & development courses; helping the underprivileged and booking an artist.
www.freddyalive.com/Funds for Schools
Helping our schools and coommunities to get an extra income.
Community development. Encouraging development and growth.
A resource website for all South Africans abroad and in SA.
www.globalbuzz-sa.com/Habitat for Humanity South Africa
A non-profit ecumenical, Christian housing ministry.
Hartbeespoort - Your one stop information web site.
www.hartiesonline.co.za/Health Logic Ministries
The course I put on DVD's for you is 'Hope & Healing for the Abused and Broken-hearted which consists of 8 parts.
Reaches close to 5000 orphaned and vulnerable children in our communities of intervention on different levels.
Using Multi media to capture the heart of the nation through stories that emphasise the core values that connect all South Africa.
www.heartlines.org.za/Helderberg Crime Watch
Security to residents, Helderberg Crime Watch.
Somerset west, gordon's Bay.
Strand, Somerset West, Gordons Bay, Stellenbosch.
www.helderberg.org/Hibberdene Harbour & Waterfront Project
Major development on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal.
Port Elizabeth community blog.
sahobo.blogspot.com/Honeydew Community Policing Forum
The official website of the Honeydew Community Policing Forum.
The social development department of the Anglican Diocese of Cape Town, HOPE Africa is engaged in development of disadvantaged communities.
www.hopeafrica.org.za/HOPE Foundation South Africa
The current programmes can be divided into three categories: job creation, education and community building.
A security initiative by the Lower Houghton Residents' Association to protect their suburb.
www.houghtoncap.com/House of Faith
A Christian Church based in South Africa, educating Christians and teaching them about Jesus Christ.
www.houseoffaith.co.za/Humana People to People
Become a volunteer in Africa, India or Central America.
www.humana.org/I Love Jozi
We love jozi. We invite you to leave your story, your comment, your thoughts, about this great city.
www.ilovejozi.co.za/I support Africa
Foundation for the development of Africa.
www.isupportafrica.com/Independent Projects Trust
Training, research to equip you with skills to manage change.
www.webpro.co.za/clients/ipt/InformZone South Africa
South African news by South Africans.
A community website for Hillcrest, Kloof, Winston Park, Botha's Hills, 1000 Hills.
www.inthehills.co.za/Investigative Journalism in the Public Interest
Embraces the recognition that religious freedom must include the willingness to permit others to practice their chosen religion.
The dream is to consistently provide opportunities for presently unemployed people.
www.isibane.co.za/Jireh SA Community Development Educare Centre - James Louw, Mitchells Plain
Jireh is an N.G.O and educare centre based in Portlands, Mitchell’s Plain in the Western Cape, has a track record of having major community involveme
www.jirehsa.org.za/Justice Otto Care Centre
Care Centre and Retirement home.
members.tripod.com/justiceotto/Khanya - Managing Rural Change
Rural development consultancy. A company which is addressing the challenge of rural poverty. It is owned by its employees and committed to transformation in Southern Africa.
We transform organisations & empower communities through communication, accredited training, life skills & sustainable development.
www.kidsclub.co.za/Kloof Community Forum
Established to prevent the unlawful occupation of land.
www.kloofinvasion.itgo.com/Kommetjie Community Website
Aims to facilitate cooperation between all local residents.
www.kommetjie.co.za/L I F E L I N E Johannesburg
Telephone & Crisis counselling service.
www.lifelinejhb.org.za/Land Tenure Services
A company specialising in land dispensation and tenure.
www.lts.co.za/Learn To Earn: A Hand Up, Not A Hand Out
A Christian ministry addressing unemployment and related social problems as well spiritual needs in disadvantaged communities.
www.learntoearn.org.za/Leo District 410A
Community service club.
www.leo.org.za/Let's help Africa
Organization that helps those in need and suffering in Africa.
www.letshelpafrica.za.net/Lets Talk Fact
About religion and true believers.
peterklipfel.50megs.com/index.htmlLiveSchool : Christian Training : South Africa
Intends to make mission training available to Christians in various parts of the world that do not have easy affordable access to miss.
A non-profit section 21 company that run skills training, employment empowerment, employment projects, bursaries, safe house for abused women and children.
www.livingwaters.org.za/Louis Botha Avenue Renewal Project
The rejuvenation of the Louis Botha Avenue strip through the implimentation of a Business Improvement District in Orange Grove, business and residents.
Talk about it! Positively influences adolescent sexual behaviour with the aim of reducing teenage pregnancy, the spread of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections.
Residential home for orphans and street children aged 5-10 years old, located in Livingstone (near Victoria Falls) in Zambia.
www.lubasihome.org/Mafikeng Molopo Road Web Community
In an effort to bridge the digital divide a small Internet community is emerging in and around Mafikeng.
mysite.mweb.co.za/residents/majoba/regionalnewsMalitaba Development Consultancy
Malitaba specialises in development programs for corporate and NGO clients.
www.malitaba.co.za/Marina Civic Association
Membership free to all residents.
Property owners of Marina Da Gama fight back against association.
marinadagamasecurity.co.za/MES Christian Organisation
Christian organisation for disadvantaged communities
www.mes.org.za/Misty Cliffs Village Association
A non-profit organisation representing the interests of landowners and residents in Misty Cliffs, Cape Town.
A private consultancy based in Johannesburg, South Africa, working with civil society organizations in the southern Africa region.
A community site dedicated to African content, which is driven by users posting interesting links which are then rated and discussed by others
A web site for urban communities.
online community web site for urban areas.
myneighbourhood.co.za/Nala-Partners for Entrepreneurship
Supporting African women entrepreneurs and transformation leaders in their quest to succeed.
www.nala-partners.co.za/National Children and Violence Trust
Aims at minimizing the impact of violence against children, family and the community.
NeighbourNetwork.co.za is a centralised service aiding the spread of crime alerts, stories, and experiences. It also serves as a host for private grou
www.neighbournetwork.co.za/New In Town
New in town , An initiative for the community by the community brought to you by 2gbi. Come and view the wellness edition, daytours, training .
A group therapy type forum for people with depression, anxiety and more.
www.notalone.avata.co.za/One Way Youth
Show God to All.
www.one-way.co.za/Over The Wall
Local Church initiatives in social development.
Free advertising, news and events.
www.paarlcommunity.co.za/Parkhurst Village Residents Association
PVRA is the elected representative of the 2200 households in this pretty northern suburb of Johannesburg.
A section 21 Company, representing the interests of residents and business owners Parkmore, Johannesburg, South Africa.
A residential area which is situated in Midrand in Gauteng.
www.paulshof.org.za/PFRA - Pietermaritzburg Fellowship Residence Association
PFRA is an old age home in the center of Pietermaritzburg. We specialize in the care of elderly people who have moderate needs.
Sponsors enable improved quality of life for honest hard-working individuals with this beneficial and environmentally positive projects.
www.phahama.co.za/Project Gateway - South Africa
Seeking to care for, empower, train and educate the underpriviledged.
www.projectgateway.co.za/Radio 786, 100.4FM Stereo
Official site, offering a detailed look at the work of this community radio station in Cape Town, South Africa. This site will keep you listening, thinking & talking.
A vision aimed at ensuring that sustainable development reaches out to the needy, and touches the seemingly untouchable of our society.
www.reachingout.co.za/Reasons4SA - Building South Africa's Self Confidence
We aim to pass on information that will show you why you should stand up tall and be proud to be a South African.
Providing homes for the elderly and youth.
www.residentia.co.za/Revelation Outreach, South Africa
A non-denominational church-based end time ministry, with our main focus on outreach in the community.
A full gudie to life in Rietondale.
www.rietondale.net/Rivertrail Scout Group
Rivertrail Scouting is to contribute to the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential.
Free water for rural people whilst children play and have fun.
www.roundabout.co.za/Royal Family Kid's Camp
We are a group of volunteers that take abused or neglected children to a camp site and for one week we help to create happy memories for them.
www.rfkc.co.za/Russian Web in South Africa
A site dedicated to Russian community in the sunny Republic of South Africa.
Pastor Wilma Mitchell is a Professional Counsellor and has been involved with inner-healing for the past ten years.
Trauma counseling and support for victims of abuse
www.safecare.za.org/Safety in SE3
Improving safety in SE3, Vanderbijlpark.
www.se3.za.net/SANE Community Exchange System
Join the SANE Community Exchange System to trade with others without using rands and cents, and build community at the same time.
www.ces.org.za/Saxonwold and Parkwood Residents' Association
SAPRA are working to establish the city improvements district by developing a prototype of an affordable, flexible and efficient framework of suburban self-management. We are a non-profit organisation.
www.sapra.org.za/South African Friends
A wonderful place where to meet new friends in South Africa and chat with them for free.
www.qmpeople.co.za/South African Wesbite in Russia
The first SA website in the Russian Federation
southafrica.narod.ru/engels/engindex.htmSt Anthony's Centre Serving the Needs of the Community
Our mission is to operate efficient and effective education, training, health and rehabilitation programmes in response to the needs of the community.
www.st-anthonyscentre.co.za/Sundowner Residents' Association
Our aim is to communicate the latest relevant information regarding community activities, news, meetings and resources to residents of Sundowner.
www.sundowner.org.za/The Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town
A policy research and advocacy institute based at the University of Cape Town.
www.ci.org.za/The Community Forum of South Africa
Dedicated to the promotion of ratepayers, residents and civic associations.
www.communityforum.co.za/The Desmond Tutu Peace Centre
A premier, world-class African landmark bringing together a rich mix of technology, education, entertainment and research.
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