The mission of AtangaHelp is to support communities in need, fund sustainable community initiatives and educate and raise awareness of economic and social issues related to poverty.More Info
South African Non Profit Organisation that passionately works on advocating for hungry, needy and previously disadvantaged people. The organization is dedicated to alleviating poverty operating through grassroot projects and educational initiatives.
The AtangaHelp fosters a network of non-profit organizations, volunteers, and donors to fight poverty in local communities. It supports community-led projects lift people out of poverty and provide them with skills to create independent solutions for their future livelihoods.
According to the LCS 2014/15, there were 35,1 million adults (aged 18 years and older) in South Africa in 2015. When looking at the poverty headcount by sex using the UBPL, adult males and females experienced a headcount of 46,1%.....Read more
The provinces with the highest headcount of adult poverty are Limpopo (67,5%), Eastern Cape (67,3%), KwaZulu-Natal (60,7%) and North West (59,6%). For these four provinces....Read more
According to the LCS 2014/15, approximately 40,0% of South Africans were living below the UBPL. The poverty gap (the distance away from the poverty line) and severity of poverty measures were...Read more
Having a safe play area is fundamental for the healthy development and growth of a child. At the UBPL, more than half of non-poor children (53,7%) lived in neighbourhoods with safe play areas compared to....Read more
About 91,4% of poor male-headed households were connected to electricity compared to 95,2% of poor female-headed households. For poor female-headed households, 69,6% had full access to water compared to....Read more
Extreme poverty is defined as living on less than $1.90 per day. This population is largely concentrated in developing countries, with about 90% of people living in extreme poverty residing in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.....Read more
Poverty has serious consequences for children's health, education, and overall well-being. It can also have intergenerational impacts, as children who grow up in poverty are more likely to experience poverty as adults.Read more