South Africa’s Bhekinkosi Moyo wins fourth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

Bhekinkosi-MoyoOn November 15, 2016, Alliance Magazine announced  the winner of the fourth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize: Bhekinkosi MoyoBheki is the executive director of the Southern Africa Trust and chair of the Africa Philanthropy Network. He has also been instrumental in setting up a Chair in African Philanthropy at the Witwatersrand Business School (WBS) in South Africa. Formerly he worked at TrustAfrica, where he helped to develop a pan‑African philanthropy portfolio.

The Alliance Magazine announcement noted that in choosing Bheki Moyo, the judges commented on ‘his broad and long-term contribution to African philanthropy, playing different roles and critically contributing to building African institutions and networks … dedicated to strengthening philanthropy in Africa and helping to create the potential to achieve progressive social change in a sustained manner’.

The prize will be presented at the Global Summit for Community Philanthropy, to be held 1-2 December in Johannesburg, South Africa, hosted by the Global Fund for Community Foundations.

Read more on this year’s Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize winner here.