An ecosystems and platforms builder within and among public, private and civil society sectors for a sustainable, just, equal and poverty free Southern Africa.
How will we do it?
The trust will pursue an ecosystems development approach to building human, institutional and social capital. This is part of building organisational and social resilience in politically challenging environments.
Support the creation of and interaction among platforms and networks of social, public & private policy actors.
Build institutional and technical capabilities of civil society groups, alliances, platforms, movements.
Support to policy dialogue,
Make grants to networks and alliances
Support the creation of a network of philanthropic organizations and philanthropists
Support and undertake policy advocacy,
Establish media partnerships for policy influencing
What we want to achieve Outcomes
Functional formal and informal mechanisms and relationships leading to engagements among various actors in regional policy processes and practice.
Strengthened platforms, interfaces, linkages and networks, within and among civil society, public institutions and the private sector.
Conducive political space for sustainable policy engagement and policy monitoring for private and civil society actors
Effective platforms such the SADC Regional Poverty Observatory (RPO) a multi-stakeholder consultative forum – mandated by SADC leaders, the NSA Engagement Mechanism, SADC National Committees responsible for domestication of protocols by member states, a regional business platform that shall respond to SADC strategies and the Midrand Facility of pan-African parliamentarians and civil society