Question NW2346 to the Minister of Social Development

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14 December 2020 - NW2346

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Cuthbert, Mr MJ to ask the Minister of Social Development

(1)Whether she will furnish Mr M J Cuthbert with documents related to Uprising Youth Development (NPO 153-198) constitution and founding documents, including (a) the names and any other details of the office bearers, (b) the registered address of the NPO, (c) the NPO’s financial statements for the past two financial years, (d) the NPO’s accounting officer’s reports and (e) any available narrative reports of its activities; (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 (NPO 153-198), 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) For the financial year 2017 and 2019: the organisation submitted affidavits with reference to financial disclosure attached annexure (iii).

(d) The organisation submitted narrative reports of its activities for the financial year 2017 and 2019 attached annexure (iv).

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

(a) The organisation failed to submit financial and narrative reports for 2018 and 2020.

(b) Steps to ensure compliance; the Department is encouraging non-compliant organisations like this Uprising Youth Development (NPO 153-198)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 (NPO 153-198) fail to submit outstanding reports it will be deregistered.