Asset Based Community Development

What is Asset Based Community Development? Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) is a method of development whereby a community asserts (owns) freedom to act to reach its highest level of ability (development) through what it already owns or has (assets). Put simply, the community takes ownership of its own development through realizing the full potential […]

The Difference Between NPC And NPO In South Africa

The difference between an NPC and NPO is not immediately apparent, even in my post where I compare NPO types. Let’s make an attempt to delve a little deeper into the meaning of each, and then compare the differences. What is an NPC? The Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008) replaced the previous […]

How to Register an NPO Online in South Africa

NPO registration in South Africa is free and easy to do yourself, whether online or at a DSD office. The provisions of the Nonprofit Organisations Act, 1997 (Act 71 of 1997) are simple to follow while drafting the constitution. Skip to How to Register an NPO in South Africa What To Consider Before Registering Will […]

Comparing NPO Types

There is no NGO Registration in South Africa Non-Profit Organisations can register as a combination of NPO, NPC, Trust and PBO. NGO is a collective name for all of those. There is currently a scam whereby non-profit organisations are promised funding, but only if they are registered as an NGO. This registration does not exist. […]