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South African Paralegal Research Institute

Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Joined August 2018

Mission: To conduct research and advocates for laws, legal practices of Paralegals. SAPRI is a training catalyst research institute, which provides training for paralegal practitioners and legal ad

Presence in: South Africa
Focus: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Education, Family, Generalist Legal Services, Governance

Mission: To conduct research and advocates for laws, legal practices of Paralegals.

 

SAPRI is a training catalyst research institute, which provides training for paralegal practitioners and legal advice within the social justice focus area

 

#Advocating4HumanRights

 

Founding Principles:

  1. SAPRI is founded on the values of Equality, Justice and Freedom
  2. SAPRI is open to all public on all levels
  3. SAPRI does not discriminate against gender, race, or religion.

 

Our services:

  • Training of paralegals
  • Advocacy, mediation, lobbying & Public awareness
  • Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
  • Children’s rights, women’s rights and human rights
  • Legal aid assistance
  • Legal advice and education

Environmental law, Family law matters, Housing dispute

People Associated With This Organization

Zwelakhe Andy Mpofu

South Africa  
South African Paralegal Research...
Joined August 2018
Interests: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Education, Family, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Women's Rights
My role at SAPRI is to identify research priorities, as part of the strategic vision for SAPRI

o To take a leadership role in growing and building the institute
o To raise and attract funding in order for SAPRI to be sustainable
o To lead the SAPRI team
o To advocate for the SAPRI paralegal fellowship program
o To build social and human capital with other organizations

1. I have been an active volunteer for social justice sector for the past 7 years

2. Being a Manager, Business Developer, Paralegal and a Fellow I have had the opportunity of working and experiencing a wide spectra of scenarios and situation in the social justice sector. This has allowed me to gain a number of unique skills and expertise. For example I work well under pressure either independently or within a team. I make sure deadlines are met and that the work produce is of an excellent standard.

3. During my time as a Business Developer at MLC Development I dealt with budgeting techniques with monitor
Zwelakhe Andy Mpofu is the network champion (main point of contact) for South African Paralegal Research Institute.

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