Joe Slovo Foundation is a Public Benefit & NonProfit Organisation inspired by Joe Slovo's Legacy.
Working with Civil Society, Business and Local Government as well as International Institutions, the Foundation's mission is to Build Resiliant Communities, Defend Human Rights and Improve Participatory Democracy in Africa.
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The Joe Slovo Foundation is a Public Benefit Organisation registered in Southern Africa and the UK. Inspired by Joe Slovo’s legacy, the Foundation serves to empower under-developed and impoverished African regions. Utilising a Sustainable Livelihoods Approach the focus is on building resilient communities and on the entitlement of Human Rights as per Slovo’s good friend Nelson Mandela.
The Foundation formed part of the UN World Humanitarian Summit and is positively engaged in delivering the Outcomes of that Summit and the achievment of the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa.
As such the Foundation is actively involved in a number of Projects in Southern Africa including the UNiTE to END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN campagin; SMART CITIZENS; SAVE THE FORESTS. Many of these projects include using Smart City / Mobile and Green Technologies to the beneifit of Africans.
The Joe Slovo Foundation was proudly nominated for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Africa for its work to build Stronger Communities in Africa in 2017.
The AbiltyNet Tech4Good Awards are supported by BT, Brandwatch, Comic Relief, Do-It, Good Things Foundation, Information Technologists’ Company, Lloyds Banking Group, Microsoft, NFP Tweetup and ReciteMe.
The Joe Slovo Foundation has been nominated for this year’s Katerva Award.
The Katerva Awards are the pinnacle of global sustainability recognition. Through them, the best ideas on the planet are discovered, evaluated and accelerated toward impact at a global level.
Katerva isn’t lookng for ideas that will improve the world in small increments. Katerva look for game-changers and industry breakers; ideas that leap efficiency, lifestyle, consumption and action a generation ahead of current thinking.