Valcare Funding Application Process: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Valcare is an Impact Funding Platform that believes that the answer to social change is collaboration. We connect with communities to determine their real needs, assets and potential first and then collaborate with various stakeholders to coordinate a holistic and sustainable impact. To strengthen our strategic intervention approach, we manage investment funding in carefully selected projects and nonprofit organisations. Valcare Funding: Frequently Asked Questions What exactly does Valcare do? Who can apply for funding? [...]

By | July 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

How to Make a Difference on #MandelaDay and Every Day

Nelson Mandela had a vision to spread equality and freedom for all. He would have been 100 years old this year, but he passed the torch to the rest of South Africa to continue burning the flame of social change. Madiba was a servant-leader, setting a humble but powerful example of how we can become change-makers ourselves. Every Day Madiba Champions Valcare’s mission is to activate and enable social change in community. We believe that in [...]

By | July 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Proteas of the Valley – Valcare Honours Inspirational Women

They are strong, selfless, brave and kind. They are caring, humble and encouraging. Just like the local Protea flower - these women flourish despite harsh, dry and mountainous terrains. Women form the backbone of our community. August is National Women’s Month and Valcare is once again honouring the fierce females who make the Paarl valley and surrounding areas a better place. They are the Proteas of the Valley. We’re talking about the hope carriers, [...]

By | June 29th, 2018|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments

Western Cape Organisations Collaborate for Child Protection Month

The Drakenstein Child Protection Programme is uniting local organisations to empower, uplift, educate, and raise awareness during May for Child Protection Month and Child Protection Week from 27 May to 4 June 2018. Various organisations that form part of the Drakenstein Child Protection Programme are acting as a united voice, implementing updated group policies, hosting training workshops, implementing child-focused campaigns, running projects to raise awareness and wearing and displaying the symbolic green ribbons, to name a [...]

By | May 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

10 Ways to Raise Awareness for Child Protection Month

The month of May is child protection month in South Africa and this year child protection week is celebrated from 28 May to 4 June 2018. Valcare members, KIN Culture and KiBWE have also successfully registered the very first World Foster Day that will be celebrated on 31 May 2018. Here are 10 ways of  how your organisation, church or business can celebrate the value of children and create awareness for child protection during May: 1. [...]

By | May 1st, 2018|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments

Collaboration Enables a Brighter Future for Klapmuts

A second Valcare in Action event was hosted by Valcare on Tuesday 24 April 2018 in the form of a Klapmuts walkabout. The gathering saw a group of 75 role-players take to the streets of Klapmuts to catch a glimpse of what is already happening in this vibrant and growing community. It also opened conversation to discuss and discover its inherent potential and to explore future possibilities. Collaboration unlocks opportunities A theme that came across [...]

By | April 30th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Valcare’s first Amazing Race Unites and Inspires

80 people. 8 teams. 4 communities. 20 project experiences. It’s officially been 15 years since Valcare opened office in Paarl on 1 April 2003. To celebrate, the organisation hosted its first annual networking event in the form of an Amazing Race. The objective? To introduce the people, projects and partners that form part of the Valcare network to one another, but in a fun and immersive way. A networking event with a twist The Valcare [...]

By | April 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

The Benefits of being part of the Valcare Membership Network

Valcare Membership Basics Valcare has a thriving membership network with more than 200 like-minded organisations and projects in the Paarl valley and surrounding areas, which contribute to and gain from our collective efforts to activate and enable social change in community. Who can become a Valcare member? All NPO / NGO / charity organisations and projects who adhere to Valcare’s values and ethos and who will contribute to the combined efforts and strategy of the [...]

By | March 26th, 2018|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments

Valcare’s Amazing Race Networking Event – 13 April 2018

A journey of discovery, networking and inspiration It's officially 15 years since Valcare opened office in 2003, and to celebrate, Valcare is organising an Amazing (G)race. It will be a fun-filled morning that will introduce our stakeholders to some of the people, projects and partners that form part of the Valcare network. Teams will race against the clock to complete a series of assignments as they make their way from one point to the next. Along the way, [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Valcare’s Amazing Race Networking Event – 13 April 2018

Valcare in Action visits launched for 2018

No presentation can ever replace a first-hand encounter with passionate people, making a difference in community. That's why Valcare is excited to to be launching our Valcare in Action visits for 2018. During each Valcare in Action visit, a different geographical intervention area in and around the Paarl valley will be visited. Our team will explain the unique Valcare approach to community development, and introduce you to a handful of inspirational member organisations making a real difference in that area. These [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Valcare in Action visits launched for 2018