projects

 

Organisational development

Terre de hommes regional centre Organisational review with recommendations for operational and programme process and systems improvements.

Development Action Group Organisational development and accompaniment support.

OpenStreets Cape Town Development and implementation of a succession and transition plan to replace their outgoing Director.

Oxfam Provision of change management and human resource transition process design and implementation in Kenya and Tanzania.

 

Operations

Open Society Foundation-South Africa Strategic and operational advice and support for the office of the Executive Director. This includes management support to programmes, and mentoring and support to teams.

Black Sash Funding contextual analysis and donor mapping.

South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) Facilitated a strategic planning session.

DG Murray Trust Strategic planning support for the initial incubation of the Youth Capital Campaign.

Good Governance Learning Network Facilitated a strategic planning session.

Canon Collins Trust (UK-based) Facilitated strategic plan finalisation and related planning processes.Provision of fundraising strategy support, internal policy development and strategic management support.

AIDS Legal Network Provision of fundraising strategy support, internal policy development and strategic management support.

Biowatch South Africa Facilitated strategic, advocacy and research planning processes.

 

Programme design and management

South Africa Media Innovation Programme (SAMIP) Ongoing monitoring, evaluation and learning support.

Isandla Institute Planning and monitoring support for a Comic Relief-funded consortium advocating around informal settlement upgrading in the Cape Town Municipality and wider Western Cape Province.

Western Cape Government Facilitated a programme design process in partnership with the Spar Group and Southern Africa Food Lab to design a programme to set up agri-hubs for smallholder farmers in the Western Cape.

DG Murray Trust Supported the development of the Youth Capital Campaign (youth-led campaign on unemployment) strategy and communications.

ACT Ubumbano Solidarity Hub Planning and facilitation support for the network, which is focused on building and strengthening the practice of community organising and solidarity.

Research and evaluation

ELMA Foundation of South Africa Review of their investment and programme frameworks for the constitutionalism portfolio.

Equal Education Law Centre Review of the impact and external perception of the organisation, with a view to informing the organisation’s strategic planning

Tshintsha Amkhaya Supported an evaluation of the alliance’s most recent phase of work.

Umthombo Street Children Completed final evaluation of the impact and key learning from Completing the Cycle programme.

Positive Vibes Trust End of project evaluation of the Amplify Change-funded Regional Networking Grant.

Open Society Foundation-South Africa 25-year reflection and review.

Isandla Institute Reviewed and made recommendations on the virtual management of the Good Governance Learning Network.

CARE International Scoping study to recommend an engagement strategy in South Africa.

Oxfam Australia Researched and wrote two learning papers examining key aspects of the Oxfam Australia programme in South Africa to document and share best practice. See: ‘Integral Praxis’ in Reflections and Learning from Practice: Oxfam Australia in South Africa (Feb 2016, p. 5) and An ecological approach to partnership.

 

Process support

Open Society Foundation-South Africa Moderation of the OSF-SA civil society roundtable on supporting protected disclosures in South Africa.

Positive Vibes Trust Facilitated a consultation process towards the setting up of an advocacy platform for ‘key populations’ (MSM, sex worker and transgender networks specifically) to advocate for human rights and protections on the African continent.

ACT Alliance Facilitated a two-day planning session to develop a community mobilisation/activist support initiative.

Seed and Knowledge Initiative (SKI), Southern Africa Documented the SKI partner meeting and mid-term review feedback process. 

The Southern Africa Food Lab Facilitated the ‘Food and Nutrition Design Lab’ to build intersectional partnerships to enable the Western Cape Household Food Security and Nutrition Strategy and a planning process for the establishment of a smallholder farmers market/hub in the Western Cape.