Media Advocacy

Impumelelo’s Media  campaign is a platform to advance public policy through developmental journalism by highlighting social issues and offering innovative solutions. Over a number of years, Impumelelo has used this platform to create a reliable and consistent stream of publicity to showcase social innovations, using conventional media platforms such as social media and newspapers. Impumelelo is developing it’s own digital media platform accessing its vast video and photo library to showcase some of its portfolio of world class projects.


Celebrating a Green World


The Impumelelo Innovations Award Trust invites all Cape Town-based projects from provincial government, municipalities, and civil society to apply for the 2010 Sustainability Awards. These awards are to coincide with the trust’s tenth anniversary celebrations. A total of 268 exceptional public service projects have been recognised by the trust since 1999 in the following categories: …

Finding African Solutions to African Problems


Former anti-apartheid activist, columnist and former Human Rights Commissioner, Rhoda Kadalie of University Estate is “finding African solutions to African problems”. Ms Kadalie has been the director of Impumelelo Innovations Awards Trust since its inception in 1999. Impumelelo awards innovative programmes by both governmental departments as well as NGOs in the country that assist in …