Our vision is to help civil society develop the capacity to initiate and sustain community project that will significantly reduce poverty and address societal problem. Siyakhula Trust will achieve this through capacity building and OD initiatives and it is our vision to have established and extended our reputation as a professional, caring and knowledgeable organization and to be the capacity build organization of choice within Southern Africa to assist in these areas.
Our mission is to assist community leaders, CBOs, NPOs and government officials develop skills so that they can efficiently initiate and manage development and job creation projects to the benefit of the communities they serve.
Street Law Is A Programme Designed to make people aware of their legal rights and where to get help.
The Programme is called ‘Street Law’ because it refers to how the law affects the person ‘on the street’.
It can also be interpreted as bringing the law down to the level of the person in the street.
To help ordinary people understand how the law works and how it can protect them
To explain what the law expects people to do in certain situations
To explain what kinds of legal problems people should guard against
To show people how to resolve certain legal problems
To encourage tolerance by making people argue and experience opposing viewpoints
To encourage the use of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms such as negotiation, mediation and arbitration instead of violence in disputes
A vibrant democracy in South Africa with a robust and sustainable civil society supported by a strong local philanthropic movement, rooted in the African cultural heritage of sharing.
To build a strong, stable civil society and democracy in South Africa by contributing to the development of sustainable organisations and institutions. We do this through the development of appropriate, effective grant-seeking and grant-making practice in South Africa, and through capacity development in these sectors.