The South African German Network (SAGE Net) e.V. was founded in 2004 in Germany and South Africa.
SAGE Net Germany
SAGE Net Germany was officially established as an association in 2004, but the partnership network between South Africa and Germany has been active since 1997, and is a merger of individuals and organisations working in both countries.
SAGE Net South Africa
At the same time, SAGE Net South Africa was founded as an NPO (non-profit organisation). The participating organisations work on their own individual projects. However in recent years, as members of a common platform, they have experienced success that they would not have achieved as single organisations.
SAGE Net has regional membership structures in both South Africa and Germany. In Germany, there are members of the association nationwide (in Berlin, Hamburg, Bremen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony-Anhalt, etc…). Likewise, members of SAGE Net South Africa are based in different regions, most notably in Cape Town and Mpumalanga.
The structures of the two associations and their partnerships will be further developed in the future. Further information about SAGE Net Germany can be found in our Articles of Association.