writing skills development

  • Gay and Lesbian Network, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Positive Vibes Trust Key Correspondents (citizen journalists), Southern Africa region (8 countries)
  • Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Joint Oxfam HIV/AIDS Programme, South Africa (national)
  • KwaZulu Regional Christian Council, Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Inanda Newtown Ntuzuma (INK) Area Based Management (ABM), Durban
  • Black Sash, Durban
  • Workers’ College, Durban

writing and documenting services

organisational histories and stories of change

Annual reports

  • Woza Moya, Special Annual Report: Writing, research and editing, Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal
  • KwaZulu Regional Christian Council, annual reports, Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal

Materials development

  • Action Aid, Summarising and design of information briefs, South Africa
  • DED (German development council), Materials development and facilitation of communications workshops for KwaZulu-Natal partners, South Africa

Plain language editing

  • Media In Education Trust (MiET), this involved assisting with the editing of the National Curriculum Statements commissioned by the Department of Education.
  • Postgraduate thesis editing into plain, accessible language.

process documentation

  • Positive Vibes Trust, various annual planning and reflection processes and thematic working groups.
  • Biowatch South Africa
  • Misereor
  • Diakonia Council of Churches

process facilitation

  • Agenda, feminist media project
  • Gender AIDS Forum
  • Fairshare, School of Government, University of the Western Cape: developed materials for and facilitated the gender and HIV Module of the Higher Certificate in Economic Development 2005 and 2006.


  • British Council/Unicef Partnership Against Violence & Harassment Against Girls (Limpopo and Eastern Cape): This was a three province study around gender-based violence within schools. Communicating Simply was involved in the tender process and the consortium was awarded the tender bid for the Eastern Cape and Limpopo components of the Evaluation. Communicating Simply conducted the evaluations of both provinces on behalf of the consortium.