Gauteng Provincial Legislature will be honouring excellence in voluntary acts of community service by Gauteng women who help those around them and make a positive impact in their communities without reward. Follow the steps below to nominate a woman of excellence in your community.

How to nominate

  1. Carefully read the Nomination Guide and Awards Categories.
  2. Select the appropriate Award Category for the girl or woman you have identified.
  3. Write a brief but compelling motivation for why your nominee should win (600 – 1200 words).
  4. Complete the form at the bottom of this page.

Should you have any questions about the Awards, nomination and adjudication, please send your enquiry to: and

All nominees will be invited to the event where Winners for each category will be announced. Under no conditions will winners be announced prior to the day of the event. GPL is not responsible for any travelling expenses borne by nominees and guests of the events.

Online nominations

Nominations for the 7th Annual Vita Basadi Awards (Vita Basadi 2021) have closed. In the coming weeks, nominations will be assessed and verified as part of the adjudication process. Winners will be announced at the Awards scheduled to take place in December 2021. In the meantime, keep supporting the women in your community.