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Social Justice Programme

Diakonia Council of Churches

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period June 1, 2006–May 31, 2008
  • Location Durban, South Africa
  • Geographic Focus South Africa

About this grant

Diakonia Council of Churches created the Social Justice Programme to foster peace, promote healing and reconciliation, address the marginalization and discrimination of social groups, and develop effective responses to the HIV/AIDS pandemic.This grant will enable the council to implement the program through residential workshops; trauma healing and counseling sessions; and advocacy on behalf of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized.Diakonia Council of Churches is an interfaith agency with a long history of opposing apartheid and working with communities to promote justice, development and peace.