Top global development foundations in South Africa: A primer

    South African flag. The country is an emerging donor and home to many development foundations. Photo by: arboresce / CC BY-SA

    The focus of development foundations in South Africa has traditionally been on domestic issues. But as the country takes a more active role in global development, some of its foundations are looking to branch out as well.

    Here’s a list of the country’s most noteworthy foundations engaged in relief and development missions.

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      Rolf Rosenkranz oversees a talented team of in-house journalists, correspondents and guest contributors located around the globe. Since joining Devex in early 2008, Rolf has been instrumental in growing its fledgling news operation into the leading online source for global development news and analysis. Previously, Rolf was managing editor at Inside Health Policy, a subscription-based news service in Washington. He has reported from Africa for the Johannesburg-based Star and its publisher, Independent News & Media, as well as the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a German daily.