The Small Projects Foundation

Making meaning. Taking action. Changing lives. 

“Finding out that I can talk about puberty has changed my life. Now I know that I should wait to have kids, because kids might compromise my future.”

Yonela, 13 years old



Bright Futures Programme

With the right skills and knowledge, female children can have mastery over their own lives.

Participatory Learning and Action Workshops

We are a conscientious non-governmental organisation committed to empowering and developing communities in the Eastern Cape and South Africa.


Priorities for Local Aids Control Efforts (PLACE)

PLACE is a rapid assessment tool to monitor and improve AIDS prevention program coverage in areas where HIV transmission is most likely to occur.

Community Dialogues

Our dialogues encourage people to talk about the health status of their communities and name their challenges.



  • #BeMore Top Tip for Job Finders!

    #BeMore Top Tip for Job Finders!

    From Harambee, our Bumb’ingomso partner   When you’re looking for a job keep your phone on and answer it politely! If your number changes, make sure you change it on your CV. #FindAJob #BeYourBest #DreamBig

  • Have you visited the Bumb’ingomso Opportunity Hub

    Have you visited the Bumb’ingomso Opportunity Hub

    After months of work on the ground, our partners launched a new Opportunity Hub in Buffalo City’s public library. We were joined by the Mayor and many stakeholders of this community who are excited to innovate new solutions for young people who struggle to find jobs in the formal economy. We hope to see YOU […]

  • SPF V1

    Stephen Forster drops by

    One to One Children’s Fund representative, Stephen Forster, visited the Ngqeleni and Buntingville clinics On the 18th of April, Stephen Forster, who represents One to One Children’s Fund, paid a visit to the Ngqeleni and Buntingville clinics. Acting as a project site visitation and meeting, Mr Forster met with project beneficiaries as well as the […]

  • Our happy group of Mentor Moms in Newlands, Buffalo City.

    Mothering Young Mothers

    Newlands Community Healthcare Workers guide, comfort & educate new moms   We have recruited three Community Healthcare Workers as Mentor Moms. These mentor moms are receiving training on foetal alcohol syndrome, food security, gardening, as well as mother and baby care. Arrangements have also been made for a facilitator to train the new mentor moms […]

  • Golden Hours at Local School

    Golden Hours at Local School

    Qwalasela School youth access youth friendly services at Masiphile   Young learners from Qwalasela Intermediate School are reaping the benefits of the Bright Futures lessons held at their school. Bright Futures, the UN-award winning programme developed by SPF, impacts the lives of young women in a number of ways, with the aim of instilling a […]

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