South Africa

Helderberg Development Centre

Helderberg Development Centre plays a meaningful role in the alleviation of poverty through training and job placement.

Please list links to your Website and Social Media Platforms here:

www.helderbergdevelopmentcentre.com

Facebook: Helderberg Development Centre

Describe in detail what your Organisation does:

We train and uplift unemployed people in life skills, as well as in career-and entrepreneurial skills. We endeavour to seek employment for the successful candidates through our placement bureau.

How long has your Organisation been operational?

16 years – since 2002

In your opinion, what has been the most challenging aspect of running your Organisation?

To raise sufficient funds and to find employment for all our successful candidates.

Describe your Nonprofit Journey in three words:

Inspired by love.

Do you collaborate with other Causes? If yes, would you like to mention them?

Yes – Divorce Care, Masincedane, Cotlands, Learn to Earn etc.

If you had one Organisation wish, what would it be?

That Helderberg Development Centre could afford to have their own building, providing in all the needs of this project.

In your opinion, which skills do Nonprofits in your Country lack?

Management, Fundraising Skills and the use of Technology in the fore mentioned.

Looking back at your Cause Journey, what advice would you give a newbie Organisation?

Trust in the Lord. If he called you, he will provide.

If you could change one thing about the Nonprofit Landscape, what would it be?

The limited funds.

Which Cause achievement are you most proud of? Feel free to elaborate on why and include any links:

We are grateful for every single candidate whom we can place in a job or inspire to become an entrepreneur. Resulting in the socio-economic upliftment of a whole family.

Last question, if your friends had to describe your Organisation in three words, which would they use?

Giving hope to the hopeless.

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