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Save the Children South Africa  | Neven Hendricks

Neven Hendricks (Board Chair)
Neven plans to actively transform South African children’s lives by mobilising civil society organisations, government institutions and volunteers from all over the country to give time and money. Having grown up in a disadvantaged community, he knows first-hand what it is like to be a child in need.  Neven has worked for a number of corporations in South Africa; Ford Motors, Nedcor Investment Bank and most recently, as Partner and COO at Deloitte & Touche. Aside from his extensive work experience, he brings experience from other Boards as well, having served as Director of Project Literacy. Neven was born in Port Elizabeth and is a Chartered Accountant by training. He has three children.

Elisabeth Dahlin

Elisabeth is the Secretary General of Save the Children Sweden (Rädda Barnen). Background in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs latest assignement Ambassador and Director of the Partnership for Global Responsibility. Has served in the Swedish Embassies in Zambia, Brazil and Vietnam as well as in the UN and the Council of Europe. During apartheid, in charge of cooperation with the ANC exile government and with the anti-apartheid movement inside South Africa.

Mantuka Maisela

Chief Executive Officer at Khomolema Consulting (Pty) Ltd

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Sam Sharpe

Chief Financial Officer at Save the Children UK

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Prisha Bhoola

Certified Internal Auditor at Hannover Re

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Natasha Bailey an Independent Media Specialist

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Education

Education

The quality of education in the foundation years has a lasting impact and we are working hard to ensure that every child receives quality basic education.

Child Protection

Child Protection

South Africa is marked by high levels of violence and exploitation of children in places where they should be safe. All children should thrive in a safe environment.

Health & Nutrition

Health & Nutrition

No child under the age of 5 should die from preventable disease and all our children deserve long-term good health.

Children's Rights

Children's Rights

Insufficient resources prevent children from achieving their rights as enshrined in the South African Constitution. We are campaigning for a strengthened child-rights system.

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