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Tips for Nonprofits: Five Tools to Digitise Your Admin

Tips for Nonprofits: Five Tools to Digitise Your Admin

Resources are scarce in a nonprofit space and as a result the person doing the admin, also needs to do a variety of other tasks like helping with office management, ...

Cape Winelands Nonprofits Connect at Valcare’s Networking Event

Cape Winelands Nonprofits Connect at Valcare’s Networking Event

After gathering online and in small groups for the last two years, the excitement was tangible when Valcare’s network of nonprofit organisations had its first in-person event once again. Over ...

Brand New Centre for Special Needs Children Officially Open in Mbekweni

Brand New Centre for Special Needs Children Officially Open in Mbekweni

More than 20 vulnerable children with special needs now have the opportunity to reach their full potential in a new, bigger and better environment. On 20 January 2022 the brand ...

Training Schedule for Nonprofits 2022

Training Schedule for Nonprofits 2022

As part of Valcare’s capacity building benefits to our member organisations, we present affordable training sessions to nonprofits in the Cape Winelands. These workshops are hosted in Paarl and aim ...

Story of Hope: From Teacher to Positive Community Influencer

Story of Hope: From Teacher to Positive Community Influencer

It has been a difficult couple of years for people in many communities around South Africa. Food insecurity has increased and soup kitchens, feeding schemes and people who are willing ...

Spreading Christmas Joy to Children in the Paarl Valley

Spreading Christmas Joy to Children in the Paarl Valley

Christmas came early for hundreds of children in the Paarl Valley this month. Through the Love My Valley Christmas Gift Drive, 352 young children each received a school backpack containing ...

GivingTuesday – Donate Goods to Support Local Nonprofits

GivingTuesday – Donate Goods to Support Local Nonprofits

You’ve heard about Black Friday and Cyber Monday but have you heard about GivingTuesday? On Tuesday, 30 November, South Africans will join a worldwide movement promoting charitable donations on the ...

Story of Hope: From Addict to Gifted Barista

Story of Hope: From Addict to Gifted Barista

Thembinkosi Matimba or “TK” to his friends, was raised in four different environments, rotating between families in the Eastern Cape, Khayelitsha, Gugulethu, and Stellenbosch. At the age of 10, he ...

There’s No Cavalry Coming – It’s Time for Business to Step Up to Make Change Happen

There’s No Cavalry Coming – It’s Time for Business to Step Up to Make Change Happen

There will be no sudden arrival of the cavalry to rescue us and that will affect the socio-economic change South Africa needs anytime soon. The only solution going forward is ...

Story of Hope: From Vulnerable Girl to Leader, Sport Star and Pageant Winner

Story of Hope: From Vulnerable Girl to Leader, Sport Star and Pageant Winner

Amahle was 14 years old when she was sent to live with her aunt in Delft on the outskirts of Cape Town. Her parents were both unemployed and could not ...

Bringing Christmas Joy to Vulnerable Children in the Paarl Valley

Bringing Christmas Joy to Vulnerable Children in the Paarl Valley

As the festive season draws closer, many people are preparing for a special time of celebrations. The reality for most families in the Paarl valley however looks completely different. With ...

5 Top Tips To Help Employees Manage Their Mental Health

5 Top Tips To Help Employees Manage Their Mental Health

A fundamental part of working for a nonprofit in South Africa is serving the community to help vulnerable people in need. This can range from teaching skills, providing food, rehabilitating ...