Category Archives: WE

(Nederlands) Expositie ‘The grass is burning. Sketches of South Africa’ 1-7 t/m 30-9

Maliebaan45, Utrecht 1 juli tot en met 30 september 2012 Op verzoek van SEEtrust reisde fotograaf Martine Kolner (Kairos Fotografie) de afgelopen jaren meerdere keren naar Zuid-Afrika. In de townships in Johannesburg fotografeerde zij de levensomstandigheden van de zwarte bevolking … Continue reading

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18twenty8 – a non-profit – finally gets the financial support it needs to grow

18twenty8 connects young women from the townships with professional women. The ‘big sister’ supports and stimulates the ‘little sister’ to choose a profession that suits her, and to invest in the necessary education.

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Martine Kolner portrays SEEtrust and their township partners

Martine Kolner – a Dutch photographer – has collaborated with SEEtrust to portray women, men and children who live in the townships of Johannesburg, showing their life stories, their dreams, their successes and the challenges they face.

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SEEtrust WE March Meeting Part 2: Resource Mobilisation with Zaide Harneker

In the afternoon we moved the focus from inside to outside. Leading questions were: how do children and the larger community benefit from the work the women do? And: what resources should be mobilised so their work can grow and … Continue reading

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SEEtrust WE March Meeting Part 1: Uncovering your ‘inner’ profession with Frans Sandbergen

Last Friday the SEEtrust South African Women Network met for their third day of the Personal and Business Training Skills Programme. The morning was dedicated to sharing insights based on the wonderful individual meetings that Frans Sandbergen had had earlier … Continue reading

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Nomathemba Madlala starts her own after school programme at Luyolo Primary School, Soweto

Nomathemba has reached a major milestone today. Today she officially opened her after school programme at the Luyolo Primary School, located in Protea Glen (Soweto). After a difficult year in which building a good, solid working relationship with another school … Continue reading

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Gladys Siyothulo joins the SEEtrust Women Network

In January we welcomed Gladys as our latest member to the SEEtrust Women Network in Johannesburg. Gladys Siyothula started the Ethembeni Drop In Center in September 2008 in Dobsonville with 38 children. Early 2011 her center supports over 340 children … Continue reading

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The SEEtrust women network meets for their February business skills training

On February 23 the SEEtrust Women Network met for their second business skills training day. Ann Holt (Life Empowerment Training Skills) was there to explain the basics of financial management. It showed once more the importance of monthly budgeting to … Continue reading

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Business Skills Training for Women Entrepreneurs off to a good start!

On Thursday, January 27th, the first Business Skills training meeting for the SEEtrust Women Network was held. It was a great success. The meeting focussed on defining where you want to be with your organisation in a year from now … Continue reading

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Ineke speaks at two conferences

Ineke has been speaking at the International Conference on Entrepreneurship at the Business School of Wits University, and at the Yente Women Business Network Forum, organised with SANEC. She shared SEEtrust’s learnings on what makes partnerships work in fostering the … Continue reading

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