Isivivana Centre, Khayelitsha, Cape Town - Thursday 12 September 2019

The Western Cape NPO Collaboration Dialogue committee cordially invites all ‘for-purpose’ sector leaders, decision-makers and professionals to join us at our next meeting on 12 September 2019.

Our next session, UNLOCKING COMMUNITY PHILANTHROPY, features dynamic speakers and thought leaders who will share their knowledge and insights on community philanthropy and giving by ordinary individuals. The discussion will be contextualised against the backdrop of the South African landscape and current trends in community philanthropy and individual giving.

About the Collaboration Dialogue
Since its launch in 2012, the collaboration dialogues have continued to provide a platform which facilitates sharing and learning across the ‘for-purpose’ sector, with curated content featuring a broad range of topics and specialists.

Susan Wilkinson-Maposa

Co-author of “The poor philanthropist: How and why the poor help each other”

Susan Wilkinson Maposa has worked in the field of Community Philanthropy for the last 15 years. She was the Director of the Building Community Philanthropy Project at the Graduate School of Business University of Cape Town as well as the Community Philanthropy and Social Investment Programme.

Susan is co-author of the ground-breaking research monograph “The Poor Philanthropist: How and why the poor help each other”   and coined the terms “vertical and horizontal philanthropy”. Susan is currently a visiting researcher at the African Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment at Wits Business School as well as an associate at the Centre for the Study of Philanthropy and Public Good at the School of Management at St. Andrews University in Scotland, where she carried out a research fellowship in 2017.

Yasmina Francke

Chief Executive Officer at the South African National Zakah Fund (SANZAF).

Yasmina holds a degree in psychology and sociology as well as qualifications in a number of disciplines and has spent most of her career in management roles in the marketing department of blue – chip companies.

Faith, family and service to the community are the three main elements that drive Yasmina, as a mother, wife, daughter and professional, she believes maintaining a balance between one’s personal and professional life is essential.

Yasmina is a strong advocate of women empowerment and the development of youth, and her commitment to inspire others bears testament to her innate desire to make an impact in society no matter big or small.

She also gives credence to giving hope through the successful initiatives overseen by her at the South African National Zakah Fund.

Kevin Pippert

Regional CHE Coordinator, Southern Africa

Kevin Pippert works with Medical Ambassadors International, a USA based organization, and serves as the Regional Coordinator for Southern Africa. 

Kevin and his wife Erica established the South African NPO, 360 Transformation, to facilitate their ministry of training and consulting with organizations in the strategy of wholistic community development called Community Health Evangelism (CHE) in 10 countries in Southern Africa.

Kevin has a passion for empowering ordinary people in developing communities to meet their own needs and helping those working in those communities to value mutually beneficial partnerships. 

Kevin has a BA in Biblical Studies and a Master of Divinity from Trinity International University. Originally from Chicago, USA, Kevin has spent over 18 years overseas, traveling to 55 countries, and has lived internationally in the Philippines, England, and South Africa. Kevin and his wife Erica currently reside in Somerset West.

Event Details

Date & Time


Thursday, 12 September 2019
08:30am for 09:00 - 12:30pm



R 100.00

Refreshments & Snacks Included.

This is a nominal fee to cover the costs of hosting this event. Any surplus will be used to sponsor CBOs to
attend Collaboration Dialogue events. We would be happy to consider your organisation if you contact us.

Refreshments & Snacks Included





Isivivana Centre (also known as Equal Education Building)
8 Mzala Street
Khayelitsha, 7784
Cape Town



Leaders of Not-for-profits, For-Purpose organisations, Social Enterprises,
CSI Managers and Organisations incl. Board Members,
Executives, Funders and Fundraisers

Seats are limited.


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