Apartheid laws were designed to segregate South Africa’s population in terms of race. The majority suffered discrimination in terms of education, economic rights, social standing, and eventually even citizenship. Today, the Bill of Rights enshrines many rights denied in the past.
To celebrate a decade of the Clover Mama Afrika project, Clover visited 40 projects funded by its flagship CSI project over 4 months. Beginning in Gauteng in August and ending in the Free State, the roadshow travelled 10 522 km evaluating projects as it went along.
Tight fiscal policy and well-targeted social support, such as child and disability grants and free basic services, have helped to lift millions of people out of poverty. If South Africa can ride out external factors, the World Bank states, its economy will grow and its social programmes will continue.