"SEDIBA” is an African word of Sotho origin meaning “well”, “spring” or “fountain”. It is used to describe the place of origin of all wealth, creativity, enchantment and nobility of the human species. It is also a species of Australopithecus of the early Pleistocene era, identified through six partial skeletons discovered in the Malapa Fossil Site at the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site in South Africa in 2010.
The Sediba I Global Partnership Office (GPO) contributes to the achievement of social justice through working towards the eradication of poverty and inequality in South Africa.This is achieved through engagement with donors and partners abroad, and the building strong collaborative networks of support.
Through these partnerships, resources and investment are generated and directed toward entities, that are making a social impact thereby advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These organisations are supported through grants and training by the Community Chest The community Chest envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through access to world-class education, social and economic justice, income progress, and access to a healthy lifestyle.
The Sediba Global Partnership Office was established by the Community Chest of the Western Cape in South Africa, to mobilise resources as part of its global expansion strategy. Our approach embraces the notion of global citizenship.
Sediba Global Partnership, is registered as a supporting non-profit organisation (NPO) to the Community Chest and is registered in the United States of America.