PARTNERS FOR POSSIBILITY

Making the school the centre of the community

PARTNERS FOR POSSIBILITY is ranked 80 in TOP 200 World by NGO Advisor

General

Logo
Organization Name
PARTNERS FOR POSSIBILITY
Brand
PARTNERS FOR POSSIBILITY
Tagline
Making the school the centre of the community
English-Language Website URL
Type of organization
nonprofit,
Year Founded
2008
Lead Photo For Profile
HQ Location: City, Country
Cape Town | South Africa
HQ Physical address
Carbon House, Ground Floor, 109 Jip De Jager Drive, Springfield Office Park, Bellville,
7530, South Africa
HQ Mailing Address
PO Box 6552, Welgemoed, 7538, South Africa
Name of Official Representative for Profile
Komala Pillay
komala@symphonia.net
+27823078119
Primary Contact and General Inquiries
Komala Pillay
komala@symphonia.net
+27823078119
Is Your Organisation Membership-based ?
No
History

Since 2010, more than 1500 business-education partnerships have been established across South Africa impacting over 1500 schools and more than 1.5 million learners.

Please Briefly Describe Your Economic Model.
Through the Partners for Possibility project (PfP), Symphonia for South Africa seeks to mobilise and develop leadership and active citizenship to enhance education in public schools.

The following main income streams are used to raise funds in order to finance the programme:
1. Income from Corporates (core funding)
2. Partnership funding
3. Philanthropic funding
4. Fundraising and crowd funding activities (500 Citizens Campaign)
5. Other Income (services rendered, commission received, speaking fees etc.)
6. Income from Partners for Possibility Trust

The main income stream is Partnership funding at R 128,000 for a full sponsorship.

Activity

Sectors of Activity
Mission

To inspire, develop and support school principals in under-resourced schools in South Africa through innovative cross-sectoral partnerships with business.

Country (or countries) where active
South Africa
Latest Annual Report PDF
Alliances, Networks, and Affiliations

National Association of Social Change Entities in Education (NASCEE)

Social Enterprise Mark

Contact Information for Press Inquiries
Dorcas Dube
dorcas@symphonia.net
+27 21 913 2054
Contact Information for Fundraising Inquiries
Komala Pillay
komala@symphonia.net
+27 82 307 8119
Contact Information for Development and Partnership Inquiries
Komala Pillay
komala@symphonia.net
+27 82 307 8119
Contact Information for Inquiries from Private Sector
Komala Pillay
komala@symphonia.net
+27 82 307 8119

Human Resources

Full name
Komala Pillay
Photo Portrait
Has Held Position Since
2021
Preceded by
Dr Louise van Rhyn
Number of Employees
30
Number of Unpaid Interns
0
Number of Paid Interns
3
Number of New Hires
2
Number of Newly Created Positions
2
Average Age of Paid Staff
40
Number of Volunteers
5
Local Staff/Field vs Total Staff (%)
62%
Staff Turnover Rate
3%
Employment Opportunities

Bylaws & Legal

Legal Status
NPC in South Africa
Year of Registration
2008
Are Your Bylaws Publicly Available ?
Yes
Are Your Bylaws Provided On Request ?
Yes
Provide a Request URL or Email
jansie@symphonia.net
Date of Bylaws' Last Modification
2018
Reason(s) for Modification(s)

Update of PBO Certificate required by local tax authority (South African Revenue Service).

Countries Where Legally Represented
South Africa
Is Your Organization Accredited to ECOSOC (UN)?
No

Financials

Latest Yearly Income (All Countries and Entities)
EURO 1,854,000
Latest Surplus/Deficit
EURO 383,000
Latest Net Assets
EURO 433,000
Latest Financial Statements
Contact Information for Auditors

Exceed Chartered Accounts (SA) and Business Advisors
Exceed House, Springfield Office Park, 109 Jip de Jager Road, Bellville, 7530
Website: www.exceed.co.za