The Benefits of Social Employment
The benefits of social employment for marginalized black women cannot be overstated. Social employment refers to programs that provide work and training opportunities for people who face barriers to employment, such as those who are marginalized or have a disability. Marginalized black women are one of the groups that have historically faced barriers to employment […]
Bongiwe Ndondo – Executive Director, Hlanganisa – TedX Johannesburg
Bongi’s Ted talk was on how Indigenous knowledge can aid as a resource to solving climate change. Acknowledging the belief systems; practices; spirituality of communities that we come from and related knowledge we got from the elders. The Ted Event was an event designed to spark meaningful conversation and inspire action on climate change.
CREATING JOBS AND SUPPORT BY ADDRESSING GBV THROUGH COMMUNITY-BASED PARALEGALISM
Social Employment Fund initiative transforms lives economically and socially “The security of having a regular guaranteed income provides dignity. When women have income, they are able to transform the fortunes of their immediate and extended families and their communities,” says Bongi Ndondo, CEO of Hlanganisa Community Fund for Social and Gender Justice. Hlanganisa has partnered […]
Bongiwe Ndondo was interviewed by Benito Vergotine on Smile FM’s The Honest Truth about what can be done in order to advance greater gender equality.
Economic exclusion one of the biggest barriers to the empowerment of women – Daily Maverick
The economic empowerment of women has been shown to have ripple effects on sustainable social development. Among other things, designing better workplaces and facilities for working mothers could make strides towards advancing gender equality in our society. Read more here
Cyclone Freddy | Over 400 dead in Malawi
Cyclone Freddy has killed over 400 people and left tens of thousands displaced in Malawi. The cyclone which may be the longest on record has raised further concerns regarding climate change. Bongi Ndondo, Hlanganisa CEO speaks to #eNCA Courtesy
Cyclone Freddy leaves trail of destruction
Cyclone Freddy has killed hundreds of people in Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar. Thousands have also been left destitute after their homes were destroyed by one of the longest lasting cyclones to ever hit Africa. Hlanganisa Institute for Development in Southern Africa CEO Bongi Ndondo elaborates.
To what extent does the Enyonbeni Tavern tragedy highlight South African’s unhealthy relationship with alcohol? Social Justice expert, Bongi Ndondo from Hlanganisa Community Fund for Social and Gender Justice Southern Africa, speaks to Newzroom Afrika.
THE INVISIBLE IMPACT: CLIMATE CHANGE AND WOMEN
The time has come to mainstream gender perspectives into climate change strategies April 2022 saw floods cause untold devastation in KwaZulu Natal. Over 430 people lost their lives, many are still missing and before any real repair could be done, further floods hit the area again last week. These floods caused drownings, landslides, destruction of […]
JOIN THE NEXT GRASSROOTS WEDNESDAYS FREE SEMINAR ON 24 NOVEMBER 2021!
JOIN THE NEXT GRASSROOTS WEDNESDAYS FREE SEMINAR ON 24 November 2021! Join us on our next Grassroots Wednesday 24 November 2021. Register here for this free webinar. Grassroots Wednesday, Hlanganisa’s monthly webisode series supporting the resilience of community based organisations, take place on the last Wednesday of every month, 11am – 1pm. The webisode series […]