In the Media
Media Release I Solidarity Funds Calls On Those 60 Years And Older To Register for COVID-19 Vaccines
The Solidarity Fund joins government and the medical fraternity, to encourage those who are 60 years and above, to register to be vaccinated in the second phase of South Africa’s vaccination drive.
Media Release I Solidarity Calls On South Africans To 'Come Together As The Country Prepares For Mass Vaccine Roll-Out
Johannesburg, 12 May 2021– The Solidarity Fund is asking South Africans to “come together” in its new integrated marketing and communication campaign.
Media Release I Commemorating the Easter Holidays Responsibly and with Vigilance to Stave Off the Third Wave
Data from around the world suggests that COVID-19 infections are on a rapid increase. South Africa’s medical fraternity has been sounding the alarm for weeks, about the possible impact of a lack of vigilance and nonadherence to the COVID-19 safety protocols during the Easter holidays, on the country’s COVID-19 infections and a possible third wave.
Media Release I UK High Commission and SA Government Representatives Join Solidarity Fund on Visit to Farming Input Beneficiaries
On the 18th of March, representatives from the Office of the United Kingdom High Commissioner to South Africa, the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALLRD) and the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), as well as the Solidarity Fund paid a visit to the Bojanala District in Rustenburg, North West Province.
Media Release I Solidarity Fund Marks its First Anniversary as South Africa Prepares for the Mass Vaccine Rollout Programme
As South Africa prepares for the mass vaccine rollout programme, the Solidarity Fund marked it first anniversary of impactful interventions on the 23rd of March 2021.
Systemic and Community Based Organisation Grants
In February 2021, the Solidarity Fund’s Selection and Evaluation Panel approved systemic and community-based organisation grants as part of its GBV II initiative. This large-scale, national response to the challenge of GBV in the country – with total funding of R75 million – falls within the Fund’s broader humanitarian initiatives.