Who We Are

South Africa Partners unlocks the collaborative potential between South Africa and the United States for equitable access to healthcare and education.

Our non-profit organization was established in 1997 because our founders understood that the end of legislated apartheid did not mean the end of its impact on the majority of the population.

Our work is based on the philosophy that there is much to be gained from the exchange of ideas between South Africa and the United States. The bridge we’ve built between the two countries has enabled an invaluable transfer of human and financial resources towards building a future in which every citizen enjoys the benefits of a just democracy. We believe “it takes a village” – that through collective action, communities build people and social capital for long-lasting impact.

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Our Impact


The number of Provincial Department of Health facility staff trained on the National Adherence Guidelines for Chronic Diseases to maintain support for HIV/AIDS.


Children under the age of 6 who have benefitted from the Early Childhood Development Network since 2014.


Fellows enrolled in the Albertina Sisulu Executive Leadership Programme in Health (ASELPH) who have received executive-level training and mentoring.

News & Events

Albertina Sisulu Centenary 2018 Memorial Lecture

The Albertina Sisulu Centenary 2018 Memorial...

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Public Lecture: The Data Revolution in African Economic History presented by Stellenbosch University

July 26 & 30: Please join South Africa Partners in welcoming Professor Johan...

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Mandela's 100th Birthday at the Massachusetts State House!

Please join Bridgewater State University and South Africa Partners in...

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Our Partners

140 BBDO
Innovation Edge
Masibumbane Development Organisation
Pathfinder International
South Africa Department of Health
The ELMA South Africa Foundation
The University of Fort Hare
University of Pretoria
US Department of Health and Human Services