Society Talks

Society Talks strengthens the voice and agency of marginalised communities in SADC

This weekly webinar series responds to the urgent need to connect communities amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Society Talks aims to inform, engage and share experiences with the broader society within the focus areas of the Southern Africa Trust.

The webinars stream live every Wednesday at 16h00 Central African time (GMT +2) via our YouTube channel. Be part of the conversation by posting questions and comments on the chat function during a live stream. Grow the community by liking, sharing and leaving a comment on the page.

Society Talks unites participants, affected communities, and stakeholders to engage in progressive dialogue to inform responsive solutions ‍

This weekly webinar series responds to the urgent need to connect communities amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Society Talks aims to inform, engage and share experiences with the broader society within the focus areas of the Southern Africa Trust.

The webinars stream live every Wednesday at 16h00 Central African time (GMT +2) via our YouTube channel. Be part of the conversation by posting questions and comments on the chat function during a live stream. Grow the community by liking, sharing and leaving a comment on the page.

Engaging communities across Africa

Recent Society Talks webinars have hosted panelists from organisations such as:
– Amnesty International
– Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYOF)
– African Leadership University (ALU)
– Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF)
– União Nacional de Camponeses (UNAC) Mozambique
– Southern Africa Rural Women Assembly (RWA) 
– Southern Africa Cross Border Traders Association (SACBTA)

As the platform extends its impact, we have collaborated with the Graça Machel Trust, the Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) and the Center on African Philanthropy and Social Investment (CAPSI) to host a monthly webinar which unpacks issues affecting marginalised communities from a leadership perspective.

Our Society Talks

We are committed to supporting organisations to gain a deeper understanding of the SADC region’s civil society movements, investment needs and policy development.

With your generous giving, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that people living in poverty get the relief they need through policy making, knowledge gathering and systematic engagement that gives them access to real solutions.