We apply a grassroots approach in achieving development for our communities. We identify the challenges faced by communities and work with communities to provide solutions to the challenges they face. We provide capacity building to less privileged and provide empowerment that can reduce levels of poverty.
We empower the vulnerable groups so that they can be able to sustain their lives and prepare them for economic activity.
We envisage promoting social and economic development in societies, promoting a safe and healthy environment; we encourage involvement of communities in matters that affect them.
We mobilise communities towards sustainable development
The Impendulo Foundation communicates government’s commitment to sustainable development and the partnership with business to achieve goals set by the relevant departments of the Government .We assist in bringing services to the people.
Impendulo Foundation implores stakeholders to join forces and provide short term solutions and intervention, relief and long-term sustainable solutions to destitute communities.
Targeted areas of operation
Gauteng, Eastern Cape Province, KZN, Limpopo Province.
GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS ,MUNICIPALITIES , CORPORATES , NGO’s , ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS,MINISTERS ,COUNCILLOURS ,HEADMEN ,CHIEFS , MAYORS , COMMUNITY WORKERS,MUNICIPALITY, SASSA, SCHOOLS EDUCATORS . ACADEMICS
Our Mission Statement
IF exists to empower communities, organizations and individuals to realize their full potential.
To be the leader in innovation, creating sustainable livelihoods .
To drive economic participation and transformation of previously disadvantaged vulnerable groups in enterprising solutions for the needy.
To Promote rural development ,enhance utilization of local resources,strengthen existing structures and systems,encourage environmental soundness,promote people-centred development, to be gender responsive.
Our Core Values
• Honesty, Integrity.
• Efficiency, Sufficiency.
• Respect and Equality
• Integrity, efficiency, creativity, innovation, equality, transparency, diversity, apathy.
Specific objectives following are to:
Support community development initiatives, by reaching the needy with innovative and appropriate high quality services.
Provide opportunities for individual self-development.
The goal of these desks is to implement the work of the desks through sustainable livelihoods. The project’s design will encourage community members to participate in all processes of community development.
The end goal is the establishment of a Community Development Centres in each areas of beneficiation, with community programmes, as mentioned above that would include ;youth clubs ,women’s forum, community gardens, community library, skills development centres home care based programmes, business centres .
Income Generating Activities (IGAs) will be promoted to sustain the project
IF supports community-based development in RSA by strengthening the capacities of local community development organizations to carry out all aspects and stages of Programme activities by providing technical and managerial support. We engage in partnerships and collaboration with different stakeholders so as to fulfil the needs of the communities.
Integration of microfinance into development sectors, e.g. health, HIV/AIDS, education, ECD, agriculture, agro-enterprise, governance, peace-building and justice, environment, wildlife
together we can make a Difference!