by Neo Chokoe. On 6 April 2017 ProBono. Org Pretoria hosted its first Lawyers Appreciation Ceremony to say thank you to the lawyers that have done pro bono work in collaboration with its office. The event was attended by 38
by Elsabe Steenhuisen. A special day for the children in homes in the inner city of Johannesburg was organised by Lefika La Phodiso at the restaurant area at Constitution Hill. One of the organisations participating was the Art Therapy Centre, which
The Johannesburg office and the Municipality of Ekurhuleni Community Development Directorate, hosted a workshop on Wills and matters relating to the social welfare of the community and children. The various speakers included social workers, community forum representatives and one of
On Saturday the 25th March, ProBono.org Durban held a talk on Landlord/Tenant Rights and Obligations for the community of Chatsworth. The talk was held at the Nelson Mandela Youth Centre and our speaker was Mr Siven Samuel of Siven Samuel
On the 22nd March ProBono.Org Durban held their monthly workshop and help desk for the KZN Deaf Association. Many of their beneficiaries are equipping themselves with skills in order to gain employment and as such, they requested a talk on
The Johannesburg office conducted a Wills Workshop for Attorneys on 14 March 2017. The workshop was held at Hogan Lovells ( South Africa ) Inc offices and the guest speaker was Mr A Shapiro.
by Shamika Dwarika. Violence against women takes various forms and ProBono.Org sees the impact of violence and abuse of women at our numerous help desks at all our offices. That is why ProBono.Org Durban has partnered with the 1000Women Initiative to
by Erica Emdon. A conference was held in Belfast during October bringing together NGOs, community activists, litigators, academics and funders to reflect on the extent to which strategic litigation can transform lives and enable people and communities to realise their rights.
By Uzair Adams. 2016 has undoubtedly been a momentous year for ProBono.Org as we celebrated the organisation’s 10th anniversary, which coincided with the launch of a new office in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. The formal opening of the Isivivana Centre in Khayelitsha took