u-turn 25 birthday

Angela Abrahams, Executive Head of Gender Empowerment at Vodacom FoundationMillicent Maroga, Head of the Old Mutual Foundation, and Steph Prinsloo, Programme Manager at Eskom Development Foundation served as judges. funding proposals.

Director, Sam Vos, pitched on behalf of the organisation, requesting R360 000 for the software licensing, user training and maintenance of an app that had already been developed at the organisation’s own expense, to track the availability of beds in homeless shelters across the Western Cape.

42% of U-turn’s income is self-generated through social enterprises such as Connect Consulting (a software consultancy to other NPOs) and retail businesses. Six months after participants had completed the programme in 2017, 75% had a stable income, 62% had stable accommodation (brick and mortar) and 75% remained sober. Read More : https://trialogue.co.za/donors-den-2018/