NRASD Network

The NRASD is a network of religious groups with the aim of fostering the role of religious organisations in social development projects.

NRASD Website


Father Richard Menatsi (Chairperson), Catholic Church, Catholic Diocese of Mthatha

Sheikh Achmat Sedick (Vice Chairperson), Muslim Judicial Council

Bishop Sithembele Sipuka, Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference SACBC

Tahirih Matthee, Baha’i community representative

Rabbi Ron Hendler, Union of Orthodox Synagogues, Johannesburg

Programme Management

Charl Fredericks (Programme Manager)

Marc Myburgh (Special Advisor – Monitoring & Evaluation)

Prof Jan Du Toit (Special Advisor – BCC/Community Mobilisation)

Prof Tessa Marcus (Special Advisor – Health Literacy)

Prof Jannie Hugo (Special Advisor – Primary Healthcare and HIV/AIDS)