Philanthropy for peace-building

Oct. 16, 2017 by

Philanthropy organisations working in peace-building must recognise that the solutions are context-specific and require talking to local people and organisations, rather than simply referencing academic and external assessments, says Avila

East Africa Association of Grantmakers to host 5th East Africa Philanthropy Conference

Oct. 16, 2017 by

The East Africa Association of Grantmakers (EAAG) will host the 5th East Africa Philanthropy Conference, which is scheduled to take place on 15th-16th November 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel,

The role of philanthropy in building peace

Oct. 16, 2017 by

Philanthropy plays an important role in building peace in Africa, according to Wanja Muguongo, the executive director of UHAI EASHRI, an activist fund that supports and provides funding for the

Community Media Trust: Amplifying young women’s voices; supporting for community health

Aug. 27, 2017 by

In short 12-minute inserts, Siyayinqoba, a television documentary series, helps young women claim their spaces by telling their own stories to other young women. Using popular media such as television

The theme of the 2017 IPASA symposium is CHOICES AND RESOURCES: Philanthropy Confronting a World of Limited Resources

Aug. 27, 2017 by

Registration for the 2017 IPASA Symposium taking place on 23-24 October in Cape Town is now open. The theme is “Choices and Resources: Philanthropy Confronting a World of Limited Resources.”

FCS supports CSOs to strengthen 121 youths forums in Unguja, Zanzibar

Aug. 27, 2017 by

About 121 Youth Forums have been strengthened in Unguja between the years 2016 – 2017, following the good work done by Civil Society Organizations which are based in Zanzibar. According

APN Board gathers in Johannesburg

Aug. 27, 2017 by

Board members of the African Philanthropy Network (APN) met in Johannesburg this August under the new executive director to review organisational progress and give policy guidance. The meeting was chaired

APN rallies support for Sierra Leone and Democratic Republic of Congo

Aug. 23, 2017 by

The African Philanthropy Network is sending a message of solidarity to the people of Sierra Leone and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after hundreds of inhabitants were killed in

APN Announces New Executive Director

Aug. 7, 2017 by

The Africa Philanthropy Network (APN) is pleased to announce the appointment of leading philanthropy activist, Stigmata Tenga (PhD), as executive director. The decision as well as announcement was made in

ISTRA Conference, My Personal Reflections

Aug. 1, 2017 by

I have always been fascinated with anything “civil society” not just because my doctoral study was to do with NGOs but also because the discourse around the concept of ‘civil