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
By Shamika Dwarika.
On 23 September 2016 the Durban office hosted an event at the Gateway Hotel in Umhlanga to show our appreciation to attorneys who have gone beyond expectations in meeting their pro bono obligations. While the majority of
By Shamika Dwarika.
The Durban office recently made contact with the KZN Blind and Deaf Society and we held our first seminar for them on 15 November 2016. Sanelisiwe Nyasulu of Garlicke and Bousfield spoke about housing.
This was very
By Tshenolo Masha.
On 17 November 2016, Tshenolo Masha met with the 16 Limpopo Community advice offices in Polokwane at the South African Human Rights Commission to reflect on the work of the ProBono.Org Community Advice Office Support Project during
By Thato Mashishi, Fasken Martineau.
On 20 October 2016, ProBono.Org in partnership with Fasken Martineau hosted a community workshop in Orange Farm. Presentations were made by professionals from Fasken Martineau: Gia Abrahamson, Nasipi Mantshule and Thato Mashishi.
The presentations covered Children’s