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Not-for-Profit Organisations Assisting the Unemployed
Not-for-Profit Organisations Working in Schools
Not-for-Profit Networks and Resources
Other Not-for-Profit Organisations

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Not-for-Profit Organisations Assisting the Unemployed
Not-for-Profit Networks and Resources
Other Not-for-Profit Organisations


Sites Locations Notes
South African Sites    
South African Government Info National The first stop for government info in South Africa
Department of Education National  
Department of Trade and Industry National  
Department of Welfare National  
Department of Labour National  
South African Tourism National  
Zulu Kingdom: KZN Tourism KwaZulu Natal  
Ethekwini (Durban) Municipality Durban  
Cape Town Municipality Cape Town  
Johannesburg Official Site Johannesburg  
Tshwane (Pretoria) Municipality Pretoria  
Mangaung (Bloemfontein) Municipality Bloemfontein  
Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth) Municipality Port Elizabeth  
     
Not-for-Profit Organisations
Assisting the Unemployed
   
Kolping Society of SA National Life skills
National Youth Development Agency National Skills training, entrepreneurial development, youth development
Small Enterprise Development Agency National Entrepreneurial development
Bridges of Hope Cape Town
(Western Cape )
Community worker development, children's village, youth camps
Catholic Welfare and Development Cape Town
(Western Cape)
Leadership and life skills, arts and culture, establishment of youth clubs
Eagle's Rising Cape Town
(Western Cape)
Life skills, job preparation
MOT SA Cape Town
(Western Cape )
Life skills training
Network Cape Town
(Western Cape )
Empowerment of refugees and foreigners in S.A.
PASCAP Cape Town
(Western Cape )
Life skills, entrepreneurship, project management
The Jireh Centre Cape Town
(Western Cape )
Life skills, sports
Youth Unlimited Cape Town
(Western Cape )
Job training, counselling and life skills
Learn To Earn Cape Town, with partners nationwide Development of people, especially the unemployed; socially, economically, emotionally, and spiritually
Durban YMCA Durban (KZN) Life skills, computer training
Project Gateway Pietermaritzburg (KZN) Empowering people through enterprise, education, and care activities
SLOT Pietermaritzburg (KZN) Empowering youth for opportunity
Tholulwazi Uzivikele Manguzi (KZN) Life skills, leadership, AIDS, community health
Future Leaders KwaZulu Natal Life skills, leadership, entrepreneurship
Border Training Centre East London
(Eastern Cape)
Jobs training
Eastern Cape Youth Development Board East London
(Eastern Cape)
To co-ordinate, monitor, and promote the development of young people
Institute of Training and Education for Capacity Building East London
(Eastern Cape)
 
Institute for Youth Development East London
(Eastern Cape)
Youth life skills
Living Waters East London
(Eastern Cape)
Skills training, safe houses, counselling, bursaries
Calabash Trust Port Elizabeth
(Eastern Cape)
Life skills, work skills, business skills
COMSEC (Community Self Employment Centre) Port Elizabeth
(Eastern Cape)
Training, business incubation, entrepreneurial skills
Alexsan Kopano Educational Trust Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Skills, education
Centre for Youth Development Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Community development
City Year Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Community development, youth development
Community Research and Development Centre (CRDC) Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Soft skills, development issues, and research
Equip — Skills for Living Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
School finishing, skills development, life skills
My Life My Africa Children's Foundation Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Skills training, life skills, youth programmes
Omukunda Development Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Community development
Operation Hope Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Financial literacy
Organisation for Resource and Training in SA (ORTSA) Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Skills development
South African Association of Youth Clubs (SAAYC) Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Life skills, leadership, skills training, community centres
MES Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth Skills development, holistic inner city development
Field Band Johannesburg, Durban Skills training
Joy Bringers Johannesburg, Pretoria Prison outreach, skills training
Isibane Sasolburg, Vaal Triangle
(Gauteng)
Empowering people to start new business ventures
Beam Africa Pretoria (Gauteng) Soft skills, co-ops training, home-based care, for children and adults
People Upliftment Programme (POPUP) Pretoria (Gauteng) Life skills and skills training
Refilwe Pretoria (Gauteng) Skills training, community development
Future Performance Training Academy Pretoria (Gauteng) Skills training
Tshwane Leadership Foundation Pretoria (Gauteng) Life skills, holistic city development
Education with Enterprise Trust (EWET)   Executes funding contracts
CCS IT Training East London
(Eastern Cape)
Technical Education Centre
     
Not-for-Profit Organisations
Working in Schools
   
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Africa National Mentoring
Brainline National Academic school syllabus on computer
Campus Crusade for Christ (Crossroads) National Life skills
English Word Power National Computer-based English learning programme
Heartlines National Film and TV programmes focusing on values and community involvement
JET Education Services National Community development in South Africa including adult education and school and workforce development
Learning Channel Campus National Matrix of course material, past exam papers, revision tests, and an online shop to buy videos and course material
Link Community Development National Educational Initiative in South Africa and other parts of Africa
LoveLife National Youth sexual awareness programmes
Mindset National Sustainable poverty alleviation through technology-based education
SASchools National Provides Internet to schools nationwide
SchoolNet SA National SchoolNet SA is a national NGO developing and expanding the use of the Internet in South African schools
Scripture Union National Christian-based youth organisation that offers life skills, camps, and more
SEED Trust National Supports educational projects across South Africa
Soul City National Education of social issues through media (television, radio, and print)
The Electronic Schoolbook National Resource for Internet-enabled SA schools
GOLD Peer Education National Life skills peer education
Youth AIDS Project National AIDS awareness in schools
Youth for Christ National Life skills
Bridges of Hope Cape Town
(Western Cape )
Community worker development, children's village, youth camps
Youth Unlimited Cape Town
(Western Cape )
Job training, counselling, and life skills
National Youth Development Trust Free State Career path development
Cherish Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Mentoring high school girls
Alexsan Kopano Educational Trust Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Skills, education
My Life My Africa Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Skills training, life skills, youth programmes
Operation Hope Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Financial literacy
Organisation for Resource and Training in SA (ORTSA) Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Skills development
South African Association of Youth Clubs (SAAYC) Johannesburg
(Gauteng)
Life skills, leadership, skills training, community centres
DramAidE KwaZulu Natal AIDS awareness in schools
Future Leaders Kwazulu Natal Life skills, leadership, entrepreneurship
Tholulwazi Uzivikele Manguzi (KZN) Life skills, leadership, AIDS awareness, community health
Kohin Mpumalanga, KZN Life skills, counseling for youth
Hantam Education Trust Northern Cape Educational programmes
     
Not-for-Profit Networks
and Resources
   
Greater Good South Africa National Network of NGOs across South Africa
Prodder National Database of NGOs in South Africa
NGO Pulse National Resources for NGOs in South Africa
Welfare Organisations (List by Ananzi Search) National South African search engine
National Community Radio Forum National Forum of community radio stations
South African NGO Coalition (SANGOCO) National Network of South African NGOs
Soul Action Durban Network of Christian organisations in Durban
     
Other Not-for-Profit Organisations    
Media Development and
Diversity Organisation
National Helping previously disadvantaged with opportunities in the media industry
Naledi National Labour and economic research
True Culture Durban Empowering individuals in the developing world with access to information and encouraging critical dialogue at the grass roots level
South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) National South African qualifications framework
Unsung Heroes Johannesburg Equipping leaders serving communities
     
Miscellaneous    
TomorrowToday National A futurist consultancy with resources on leadership, generations, and more
     
International Sites    
Not-for-Profit Organisations
Assisting the Unemployed
   
YouThink International AIDS issues, educating youth, and more
Job Hunters Bible International Resources for people seeking jobs and finding the right career
School-to-Work Skills International Job skills
The Work Ethic Site International Resources of work force employment skills
Workshops, Inc. — Life Skills
for Vocational Success
International Quality job skills, work experience, employment opportunity
     
Not-for-Profit Networks
and Resources
   
Acceso International En Español: Educación, ambiente, economía, derechos humanos (Education, environment, economy, human rights)
Directory of Development Organisations International Lists 65,000 development organizations
Idealist.org International Connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives
TheNonProfitTimes International News for and about not-for-profit organisations
Center on Philanthropy
and Civil Society
International Education, research, and leadership training for not-for-profit entrepreneurship
Sustainable Development Directory International An extensive archive on a multitude of subjects
     
Other Not-for-Profit Organisations    
United Nations Children's Fund International UNICEF: Children's right fund
Wikipedia International Free open-source, multi-language encyclopedia
World Bank International Working toward a poverty-free world