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General Purposes

Satyagraha - In Pursuit of Truth

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $40,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2010–December 31, 2010
  • Location Durban, South Africa
  • Geographic Focus KwaZulu-Natal, Province of

About this grant

Satyagraha – In Pursuit of Truth is a nonprofit organization that works to transform society and promotes racial reconciliation and ethnic tolerance through the media. For the last six years, Satyagraha has published a monthly newspaper in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, that promotes a culture of nonviolence, historic knowledge, civic and community awareness, and diversity. This grant will continue to support the monthly publication of the newspaper as well as Satyagraha’s other activities including a high school outreach and youth program, human rights awareness campaigns, and the development of a student research library.