Gumtree - Isizwe Free Wi-Fi Programme photo

Article 23/07/2014

Gumtree - Isizwe Free Wi-Fi Programme

Gumtree has partnered with the Isizwe Project, a non-profit organisation aimed at bringing connectivity to people in low-income communities through free Wi-Fi zones positioned in various locations across the country. Read More

Mandela Day - Solwazi Primary School photo

Article 23/07/2014

Mandela Day - Solwazi Primary School

On the 18th of July was Tata Madiba’s birthday and, of course, International Mandela Day with the call out for people everywhere to celebrate his birthday by acting on the idea that each person has the power to change the world. Solwazi Primary School in Orange Farm contributed 67 minutes for food garden production that benefited the school and the community. Read More

Tahulela Matavhela Project photo

Article 23/07/2014

Tahulela Matavhela Project

The Tahulela Matavhela Project is an initiative by a group of former students from Matavhela Secondary School, in Limpopo, who share a common goal of giving back to their old school and help empower its learners. The inititive offers motivation, mentorship, guidance and funds through various academic projects at the school, that are aimed at transforming learners into leaders. Read More

Abalimi - Love and Faith photo

Article 22/07/2014

Abalimi - Love and Faith

Tobeka Kohla is a very productive lady from the Western Cape who started a community garden in New Crossroads with positive results. It supplies the community and also the children of the daycare centre she started with fresh veggies, creates an income for the people working in the garden and is also seen as a good model that can be duplicated in other communities. Read More

Hlanganani Educare Centre photo

Article 22/07/2014

Hlanganani Educare Centre

In the late 1990’s a group of men and women got together to see what could be done to stop child abuse and to stop children from playing in the streets. The result was the Hlanganani Educare Centre in Newtown, KwaZulu Natal which was registered in 1999. 1.5 million rands was provided by the National Development Agency for infrastructure and the training of educators. Read More

Leandro Foundation photo

Article 22/07/2014

Leandro Foundation

Leandro is a 19-year-old music artist with numerous awards under his belt including three gold medals from the World Performing Arts Championships in Los Angeles. Read More

Youth Build photo

Article 22/07/2014

Youth Build

Youth unemployment is a concern and a challenge throughout the country. The National Youth Development Agency has started a YouthBuild project in Jan Kempdorp where young people get the opportunity to develop skills and gain experience in building houses. Read More

Camphill Craft Workshop photo

Article 21/07/2014

Camphill Craft Workshop

Camphill Village Farm Community in Hermanus provides a safe and secure environment for between 80 to 90 adults with special needs. In this way they can experience a meaningful and happy life. Founded in 1978, Camphill Hermanus is part of the International Camphill Movement, consisting of more than one hundred like-minded communities all over the world. Read More

KZN Blind & Deaf Society photo

Article 21/07/2014

KZN Blind & Deaf Society

The KwaZulu-Natal Blind and Deaf Society has done good work in empowering thousands of young men and women with sight and hearing disabilities over the last 70 years. They have established three full service schools, of which many of its learners entered the job market to lead independent and self sufficient lives. Read More


Article 21/07/2014


In 2003 the then President of the United States of America, George Bush, introduced PEPFAR, which stands for President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. This programme has been rolled out to various countries in the world and South Africa has embraced this initiative. PEPFAR SA helps with funding of various HIV/AIDS related projects. Read More