Question NW2347 to the Minister of Social Development

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14 December 2020 - NW2347

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Cuthbert, Mr MJ to ask the Minister of Social Development

(1)Whether she will provide Mr M J Cuthbertwith documents related to Uprising Youth Development Project (NPO 058-127), including the NPO’s (a) constitution and founding documents, (b) the names and any other details of the office bearers, (c) the registered address of the NPO, (d) the financial statements of the past two financial years, (e) the NPO’s accounting officer’s reports and (f) any available narrative reports of its activities; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; (2) whether any of the specified documents are outstanding; if so, (a) what submissions are outstanding, (b) for what years and (c) what steps has she taken to ensure compliance?


1. Requested information related to Uprising Youth Development Project (NPO 058-127), is as follows:

(a) Constitution which is also a founding document, is attached as annexure (i)

(b) The names of the Office Bearers and the (c) registered address of the NPO as listed in the NPO Registeris attached as annexure (ii)

(c) The organisation has never made contact with the Department since its registration date.

(2) The compliance details of the organisation are as follows:

(a) The organisation is non-compliant because it failed to submit financial and narrative reports from year since registration.

(b) Steps to ensure compliance; the Department is encouraging non-compliant organisations like this Uprising Youth Development Project (NPO 058-127)to submit annual reports through a campaign known as “know your NPO status

(c) The Department recognises that some of the organisations that are due for reporting are not able to do so due to the impact of COVID-19; however; the Department has De-registration program which will be implemented effective 01st April 2021.

(d) Therefore; should Uprising Youth Development Project (NPO 058-127) fail to submit outstanding reports it will be deregistered.