NEWS COVERAGE – NPOs encouraged to standardise reporting

According to Keri-Leigh Paschal, executive trustee of social impact initiative Nation Builder, non-profit organisations (NPOs) are going to have to provide greater evidence of the impact their programmes are having if they are to survive the double impact of decreased funding and increased social need.
The sector has already been under significant strain since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the termination of government’s Social Relief of Distress grants at the end of April has put a large additional burden on NPOs at a time when resources are scarce and stretched, says Paschal.

Millions of vulnerable South Africans who relied on the grants are expected to become increasingly reliant on social support to meet their basic needs, leaving NPOs as a critical role player in meeting these increased needs.


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