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Tag: Communications

Design Thinking: More than just the colour and shape of your TV couch

13 January 2017

On Wednesday the 11th of January, we hosted a Design Thinking workshop in collaboration with the Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) and the Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI). The workshop served as an introduction and awareness initiative for a study commissioned to CC&DW by the […]

August Edition of HIV this Month

1 September 2014

  HIV this month. Issue no. 8. August 2014 Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the 8th issue of HIV this month 2014! In July the Mississippi child was reported found with detectable virus after 27 months of being “in remission”, off-treatment and with undetectable virus.  In this light, […]

July Edition of HIV this Month

5 August 2014

HIV this month. Issue no. 7. July 2014 Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the 7th issue of HIV this month 2014! The Melbourne AIDS 2014 conference started on a sad note with the catastrophic loss of flight MH 17. While the mood was sombre, participants acknowledged the lives […]

Planning for Communications in the Proposal Phase and at a Grant Opening

31 July 2014

Communications is a big umbrella, and many NGOs struggle to clarify what all it entails. But this is no reason to abandon ship and downplay the importance of communications. You might tick the below boxes and think you’ve covered “comms and marketing”, but this over-simplification could be the very reason […]

Education was my Saving Grace: Interview with Author Maria Phalime

8 July 2014

After several years of practising medicine, Soweto-born  Maria Phalime reached a realisation that it was time for her to put her career as a doctor behind her (she quit). Today, Maria is an acclaimed award-winning author of a non-fiction memoir, Postmortem: The Doctor Who Walked Away, based in Cape Town. […]

Make Change this Mandela Day and #ExposeRapeCulture

1 July 2014

Creative Consulting & Development Works is supporting Rape Crisis this Mandela Day through the launch of a social media campaign to #ExposeRapeCulture. Join us by dispelling myths about rape, and holding your own Mandela Day event to challenge rape culture.   Make Change this Mandela Day Mandela Day is a […]

June Edition of HIV this Month

30 June 2014

      UNAIDS Science now HIV this month. Issue no. 6. June 2014 [pdf] Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the 6th issue of HIV this month 2014! This month, you might be interested in a policy forum article on HIV treatment-as-prevention research at a crossroads by Till […]

Uses for photography and video in nonprofit communications

25 June 2014

Below are some examples of how photographs and video can be used to advance nonprofit communications. Click here to read the first part of this series, “Does your organisation have bland or non-existent visuals? How to change” Examples of target audiences: Institutional Donors How can donors better understand an organisation’s […]

Does your organisation have bland or non-existent visuals? How to change

19 June 2014

More than ever, our world is overrun with visuals that compete for the attention of our audiences – institutional and individual donors, volunteers, partners, beneficiaries. Many non-profits don’t understand the value of visuals, or the right formula to capture powerful images and video that tell the story of an organisation’s […]

March Edition of HIV this Month

1 April 2014

HIV this month. Issue no. 3. March 2014 [pdf] Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the third issue of HIV this month 2014! The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) this year happened early in March presenting exciting advances in HIV research. You may access recorded CROI sessions […]