Forging ahead…

10 October: The relative silence on our blog has been due to a change of hands. Laura and Julia have both had to move on to other things, though they continue to be involved as helping hands, and for the first time someone (me, Anna) has been employed to work full time taking the project forward.  Having … READ MORE

Help the poorest access their provident funds

Tip number 2 for the SA government Below you’ll find another article by Rejane, the BI Director published in the Mail&Guardian newspaper on 14 September 2007. We at the BI believe that action should be taken as soon as possible on this issue as there are many, many people affected: at least 12 in our … READ MORE

Giving the voiceless a voice

Tip number 1 for the SA government Below you’ll find the article by Rejane, the BI Director published in the Mail&Guardian newspaper on 14 May 2007. We at the BI believe that if our government were to implement this idea, it would contribute significantly to giving the poorest a means to voice their problems to … READ MORE

The preliminary project proposal

With Laura off to a new big job in Jo’burg to help SA’s school feeding project work better, the Concept Document was handed over to Sonja (one of our board members and an experienced proposal writer) to condense into a more standard project proposal format. After some discussions we all agreed that this proposal would … READ MORE