Inyathelo's Blogspot

01July

Long term sustainability guidelines for NPOs/NGOs

2Feryal 2111333Many non-profit organisations (NPOs) have been so busy dealing with immediate humanitarian needs during Covid-19, that they could - understandably - lose sight of some of the basic rules that will ensure their long-term sustainability.

Inyathelo Operations Director; Feryal Domingo, discusses some crucial elements that need to be in place to sustain an NPO or NGO over the long term.

Click here to listen discussion on The OFM Business Hour

17June

What Awaits Philanthropy Post-Lockdown?

Nazeema Mohamed1Nazeema Mohamed, executive director, Inyathelo participated in a webinar hosted by Lorenzo Davids, CEO, Community Chest on Wednesday 10 June, 2020. The other member of the panel was Eric Atmore, CEO, Early Childhood Development.

Topic: Non-Profits and the Reset Message: What Awaits Philanthropy Post-Lockdown?

Please find the link to the webinar: https://youtu.be/MCbhqWtTaNE 

17June

How non-profits can survive Covid-19

soraya joonasInyathelo’s Finance Director Soraya Joonas was part of a three-member panel of experts interviewed on Business Day TV (15 June) on the impact of Covid 19 on the nonprofit sector. In a discussion with seasoned interviewer Michael Avery, Soraya and her fellow interviewees commented on what NPOs have been doing to limit confusion and panic in the sector, and how they have been mitigating the impact of the pandemic.
Watch the interview: https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/2020-06-15-watch-how-non-profits-can-survive-covid-19/

09June

Implementing advancement principles for long-term NPO sustainability

Implementing advancement principles for long-term NPO sustainability

According to NPO Inyathelo, many non-profit organisations (NPOs) have been so busy dealing with immediate humanitarian needs during the Covid-19 pandemic, that they could - understandably - lose sight of some of the basic rules that will ensure their long-term sustainability.

22May

Supporting NPO financial literacy

Inyathelo has regularly offered a popular financial reporting and tax workshop, in collaboration with Turning Point Chartered Accountants, as many NPOs need financial advice in areas such as budgeting, accounting, reporting and understanding what tax advantages they can tap into. Accordingly, Inyathelo’s Finance Director Soraya Joonas, Turning Point Director Reza Amra and Turning Point Director (Tax) Ridhwaan Khan discussed this topic in an article just published by Accountancy South Africa.

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Click here to read the full article: https://www.accountancysa.org.za/taking-steps-to-support-npo-financial-literacy/

19May

How to host a webinar like a pro

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You've probably been hearing a lot about webinars since the start of the lockdown, and may even have signed up for one or two yourself. If you’re considering hosting your own webinar, take the excellent advice of Inyathelo Operations Director Feryal Domingo, Operations Co-ordinator Jacques Swart and Database Officer Bayanda Gumbi.

Click here to view the full article on Biz Community website

13May

Covid-19 Kitchens

Inyathelo supports the work of numerous organisations working on the ground to assist our most vulnerable communities. Soup kitchens and other feeding schemes are helping to relieve desperate situations in under-resourced neighbourhoods.
NPOs undertaking this work generally have a good understanding of which families are most in need, and do their utmost to protect the health and physical security of their staff and volunteers. We call on the National Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu, to reject proposals to ban the distribution of cooked food; and the requirement for all NPOs to apply for permits if they wish to distribute any form of food aid. NPOs in turn should ensure that safety protocols are followed meticulously and that NPOs distributing food abide by government safety regulations.

11May

#LockdownLessons: This is a wake-up call about inequality - Feryal Domingo, Inyathelo

#LockdownLessons: This is a wake-up call about inequality - Feryal Domingo, Inyathelo

As part of our #LockdownLessons series, Bizcommunity is reaching out to South Africa's top industry players to share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis, how their organisations are navigating these unusual times, where the challenges and opportunities lie, and their industry outlook for the near future.

08May

FREE WEBINAR: Efficient digital solutions for virtual meetings

FREE WEBINAR: Efficient digital solutions for virtual meetings

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our working lives upside down. Most people are operating virtually now, working and staying connected through online meetings and discussions. For many organisations this has been an ad hoc deployment, with uncertainty about the software and apps that are available, and what new line items should be factored into their budgets.

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