Jansenville Development Forum

As a philanthropic funding agency, Ikhala Trust’s work with the Jansenville Development Forum has recognized the full extent of the “horizontal philanthropy” operating at the community level in Jansenville and has worked to support and strengthen this. The careful balancing act of helping communities strengthen themselves without creating dependency is discussed in the larger South African context of striking the balance between rights or entitlements that South Africans have fought for, and opportunities for people to build sustained independent livelihoods, reinforced by traditions of mutual self help.

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