Question NW2730 to the Minister of Social Development

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04 October 2018 - NW2730

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Sonti, Ms NP to ask the Minister of Social Development

What (a) is the total number of non-profit organisations that are funded by her department, particularly for people with disability and autism and (b) amount was allocated to each organisation in the 2017-18 financial year?


a) The total number of non-profit organizations funded by the National Department of Social Development (NDSD) during the 2017-18 financial year are twenty-two (22) in number , and four (4) non - organisations are funded to deal with people with disabilities whilst only one (1) non - organisation is funded for autism.

b) The amounts allocated to each organization for 2017-18 financial year, particularly for services to people with disabilities and Autism are as follows:


Name of organisation



Autism South Africa (ASA)

R1 723 000


Albinism Society of SA


R 740 000


South African Federation for Mental Health (SAFMH)

R1 000 000


DeafBlind South Africa (DBSA)

R 700 000


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