What we’ve achieved in just 9 months:

• Over 10 000 activists

• National footprint with structures in all 9 provinces

• The Chief Activist has visited all 9 provinces during his national tour in August, 5000km travelled.


Project Apollo:


• 110 delivery campaigns

• 16 925 food parcels

• 1 740 000 meals

• 192 609 pieces of fruit

• R5 million spent


Thousands of families fed Safe Schools Campaign:


Petition with over 200 000 signatories

• Went to the highest court in the land to secure safety of learners

• Opened Safe Schools WhatsApp hotline to report conditions in schools

• On Mandela Day, 18 July 2020, we opened an e-learning centre in Cape Town. The facility is a model for the future of e-learning, equipped with 67 workstations open to students free of charge, with access to online learning and tools for upskilling of young people in a bid to bridge the digital divide. We aim to raise funds to open several more in the future


Empowering women entrepreneurs during Women’s Month


Launched #Uyakwazi competition to promote, equip and empower female entrepreneurs and female-led businesses in South Africa.

• Female entrepreneurs were asked to submit a two-minute video succinctly pitching their idea or their current business venture, and make the case as to why they have what it takes to build the next big female-run South African company. These were profiled on all our online platforms, giving invaluable exposure to these new ideas

• Winner won R50 000 prize money towards funding their business, as well as a personal mentorship programme with successful businesswoman, entrepreneur and OSA director, Dawn Nathan Jones


Advocating for Direct Elections


• We have introduced a Bill that seeks to allow independents chosen by their communities to be directly elected to Parliament. We are championing this Bill as it seeks to introduce a more direct, accountable model of governance in South Africa.


Food Garden Project


• In collaboration with community members, we’ve planted over 20 sustainable food gardens in several provinces, with a target of 50 by the end of 2020. These gardens aim to create employment while tackling food shortages in rural communities.

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