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Focus Area: 
Supporting the Constitution


We succeed when the constitutional rights of everyone living in South Africa are realized. Our Investments in this Focus Area are made exclusively within South Africa.

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We invest in organizations implementing these approaches:

  • Create informed, active, and engaged citizens and civil society
  • Test, research, and generate evidence on law and policy reform where needed
  • Influence decision makers through direct dialogue, media, and engaging in law reform processes
  • Support litigation to uphold the Constitution

We measure these outcomes to assess our impact:

  • More practitioners complete training with appropriate skills
  • Institutions and faculty transition to competency and practice-based teaching and evaluation
  • Improved clinical or classroom/program practice
  • Graduates are retained in the national health, education, and ECD workforce

Current Investments