PHOLA YOUTH GRADUATE IN A COLOURFUL CEREMONY

There was an electrifying and ecstatic atmosphere at the recently held Phola graduation ceremony in South Africa. The exuberance exhibited by the graduating young people was beyond measure. The event took place on 5 March at Cosmo City Church premises in Johannesburg North. The fifty youths recently completed their COURRAGE SESSIONS.  The COURRAGE Methodology is […]


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FIGHT AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE STEPPED UP

Gender-Based Violence is a term used to describe violence directed at an individual based on their agenda. This violence includes verbal, emotional, sexual, physical and psychological abuse. Although both men and women experience GBV, the statistics in South Africa show that women and girls are the worst affected. South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa recently signed […]


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Phola Opens New Offices in Diepsloot and Zandspruit

BREAKING NEWS: Phola is excited to inform the public about new developments. It has opened offices in Diepsloot and Zandspruit in Johannesburg North. Diepsloot and Zandspruit informal settlements like most communities in South Africa were hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The two communities are adjacent to each other on the periphery of Johannesburg city. […]


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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. Women’s Global Leadership Institute held the inaugural event in 1991. It is now an organizing strategy by individuals […]


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Phola Expresses Gratitude to Strijdom Park Convenience Store

On the 3rd of December the Strijdom Park Convenience Centre management and staff donated goodies towards Phola’s graduation event to be held on 10 December 2021. We appreciate the company’s support and generous contribution. Phola is a nonprofit organization which depends on generosity and goodwill of citizens, philanthropists, and business community like the Strijdom Park […]


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Phola Director’s Speech at Department of Social Development (DSD) Vehicle Handover Event

The Executive Director of Phola, Ncazelo Mlilo officially spoke on behalf of nonprofit organizations in Gauteng during Social Development MEC Morokane Mosuyoe official handover of purchased vehicles. The event took place on 27 October at Wembley Stadium. A substantial portion of the stadium was used by participating organizations to display their branded cars, courtesy of […]


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Phola Receives Prestigious Award

On 8 March 2021 Phola was among organizations honoured in a glamorous function organized by Gender-Links. The event was for organizations partnering with Gender-Links in its outreach programmes.  In her keynote address a senior gender expert spoke about the Mexico Generation Equality Forum. The 2021 Generation Equality Forum was a major global inflection point for […]


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PHOLA ATTENDS DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT (DSD) CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP

The Department of Social Development recently facilitated two workshops for senior management and Board Members of Non-Profit Organisations funded by the Gauteng Department of Social Development. The workshops were on NGO Capacity Building and Leadership Development and Fundraising Skills Training, respectively. Phola appreciated the opportunity to participate in the two workshops.


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Gender Inclusion in Policy making and implementation

On 31st October 2000, the UN Security Council passed its first ever resolution on Women, Peace and Security (Resolution 1325). Furthermore, NGOs like Oxfam, Amnesty International, International Alert, Conciliation Resources began also to stress the gender- dimensions of conflicts and their implications for peace-building process as well as their significance for their own work. Their […]


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