For over 20 years I have worked in and supported NGOs to improve their effectiveness and sustainability. I have and continue to work with clients to improve their fundraising readiness, identify suitable funders and develop funding applications and proposals that respond directly to the donor’s criteria. Shireen Motara, CEO, Tara Transform We know that to […]
About Shireen Motara
Shireen brings over 20 years’ of experience gained from working in the non-profit sector as an advisor researcher, manager, board member and consultant. She is deeply passionate about the potential of Africa and committed to advocating for and supporting women’s leadership. Women Leading with Courage should be the norm, not the exception.
Entries by Shireen Motara
I was faced with this question in 2015 when my life fell apart. To try and save myself, I approached a coach to work with me and through the coaching journey, I discovered that I was my own worst enemy. Understanding and accepting that allowed me to transform my life by addressing: I grew up […]
Most non-profit organisations (NGOs) in South Africa are struggling to survive due to fundraising challenges. Very few are thriving. There are various reasons for this, including: South Africa identified as a “middle income” country by donors The influx of non-profits from outside of SA Mushrooming of new NGOs on a daily basis Broadening of the […]
I ask this because what I see happening to these entrepreneurs is nothing short of the type of abusive relationship where the powerless partner clings to the abuser despite the reality that he will never change. To explain what I mean, I will use the 5 signs of an abusive relationship as discussed by Dr […]