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Support to the Paralegal Consultative Process

Black Sash Trust

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Increasing Access to Justice
  • Grant Amount $150,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2006–June 30, 2008
  • Location Cape Town, South Africa
  • Geographic Focus South Africa

About this grant

The Black Sash Trust is dedicated to the promotion and defense of human rights. Through its network of offices, it provides hands-on paralegal services to rural and poor communities. This grant is aimed at addressing major challenges facing the community-based paralegal sector by supporting a process directed at finding solutions for the sustainability of the sector and strengthening its role of assisting poor and marginalized communities in accessing their rights.