Strengthening community + civil society voice.

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Our vision

A transformed society in which all people regardless of their social, economic or otherstatuses are able to fully realize and enjoy their rights and freedoms.

Our Vision
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Our mission

To achieve the cultural, social and structural changes needed for full realisation of rights and freedoms by all, Hlanganisa Institute of Development in SA provides grant making, capacity enhancement plus networking & partner opportunities for socially marginalized and excluded people in order to amplify their voice, claim their rights and hold leaders accountable.

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Hlanganisa Institute for Development Southern Africa, formerly Hivos SA, is a South African Not-for-profit company registered under the laws of South Africa in terms of the Non-Profit Organisations Act, No 71 of 1997.

Board of Directors


Hlanganisa is led by Executive Director Bongiwe Ndondo, who oversees all the operations of the organisation. Bongi and Hlanganisa’s finance and programmes managers make up the management team.

Hlanganisa Team


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Contribute to sustainable
change at community level

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Partner with us

Join the movement
in pursuit of social justice

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Hlanganisa would like to partner you
in transforming your community