The leadership circle are a team of volunteer women who have made a commitment to drive the growth of the organisation and the community, for the benefit of the community.
Innovations and initiatives in 2020 and beyond:
Attained NPO status
Moved to Online Circles to support Women during lockdown
Put in place our Diversity and Inclusion Policy
Innovations and initiatives in 2019:
Bringing the Level Two workshop to South Africa
A venue of our own
Girls to Women training
Offering organizations the opportunity to send "teams" to the weekends.
Easy payment methods on website for registrations, merchandising and donations
Innovations and initiatives in 2018:
The first time the WWI weekend was held in Johannesburg in September 2018
Another first time for us was also the holding the Jump start Joy workshop in October.
Our website continues to grow and change
The payment plan initiative has been a huge success and is offered for every workshop /weekend offered.
Innovations and initiatives in 2017:
Open Circles in Southern Suburbs, Northern Suburbs, and Johannesburg.
Brand new range of merchandise available, the profit from which goes to our sponsorship fund.
In May 2017 we celebrated our very first Woman Within South African Facilitator, Anthea Swift.
We also saw many of our women
move up into more advanced positions to ensure more South African women
are taking leadership roles on our Weekends Team Leaders in Training and SA Facilitators
Updating and modernisation of the website
New registration forms online using Survey Monkey
Links from the website to these forms for ease of use
New look emails using Mail chimp with live links to all our forms
More workshop and personal growth opportunities
Having weekends take place twice a year
Updating of our database since the beginning of WFA in 2005
New individualised payment plans for the weekends and worshops.
A new financial support policy.
We were able to offer 13 sponsorships in 2016 to the value of R20,100 and 9 sponsorships to the value of R25,800 in 2017
There is no better time to step up and be involved with Women for
Afrika, we have an exciting and busy time ahead, and we need women who
would like to help us drive this growth. If you would be interested in
being part of our innovation and growth projects or join a working
group, please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org