Thembekile Mandela Foundation photo

Article 26/08/2014

Thembekile Mandela Foundation

In February this year former President Nelson Mandela's granddaughter Ndileka launched a new foundation in honour of her father and Madiba's eldest son Thembekile, who died in a car accident in 1969. The Thembekile Mandela Foundation continues Madiba's legacy through its focus on education, health and youth development in rural areas. Read More

Wamakersvallei Training Centre photo

Article 26/08/2014

Wamakersvallei Training Centre

The Wamakersvallei Training Centre was founded in 1998. It has established itself as a recognised leader in the field of community based education and training in Wellington. They train unemployed previously disadvantaged people to become skilled workers or entrepreneurs in the field of Frail Care, Home Management and Child/Baby Care. Read More

Zuurfontein Land Reform Project photo

Article 26/08/2014

Zuurfontein Land Reform Project

Zuurfontein, a timber farm, was acquired under the Pro Active Land Acquisition Strategy, or PLAS, and has the potential for mixed farming as it has good grazing for livestock and arable land. The beneficiaries have had no financial support and have used their own funds and face a number of challenges including a lack of farm machinery, implements and working capital. Read More

Humana Second Hand Project photo

Article 25/08/2014

Humana Second Hand Project

Second Hand - a project by Humana People to People in South Africa - is an initiative aimed at collecting clothes from those better off to create development for less fortunate people and communities across the country. The project is based on the belief that everybody can do good with what they have. For example by donating clothes to be re-used and re-sold. Read More

Nofisa Beef & Dairy Land Reform Project photo

Article 25/08/2014

Nofisa Beef & Dairy Land Reform Project

Nofisa farm near Kokstad in KwaZulu-Natal was acquired through the Pro-Active Land Acquisition Strategy and leased to the Nofisa Beef and Dairy Community Trust. The farming activities include dairy cattle and sheep, while they also plant maize, which is partly used for feed. The farm creates local jobs and recently benefited from recapitalisation and development grants of about R6 million. Read More

Ses’fikile Wine photo

Article 25/08/2014

Ses’fikile Wine

Ses’fikile Wines is 100% owned and controlled by empowered women. Ses’fikile means “we have arrived” and with the success story of these ladies in the wine industry, they have proven to live up to their brand’s name. Their wines are hand-crafted by a team of wine makers in the Wellington area of the Cape Wine lands and have been successful on international and local wine markets. Read More

Vuyani Dance Theatre photo

Article 25/08/2014

Vuyani Dance Theatre

Vuyani Dance Company is a newly created corporate venture that was born out of the original non-profit organisation Vuyani Dance Theatre, which remains the company’s corporate social investment entity. Vuyani Dance Theatre was founded in 1999 as a playground for artistic development, coupled with a strong outreach programme. Read More

African Primary Institutions photo

Article 22/08/2014

African Primary Institutions

Tightly knit extended families or African Primary Institutions, in which people often give money to and get money from relatives, characterize many developing countries. These intra-family flows mean that Read More

Amangwe Village photo

Article 22/08/2014

Amangwe Village

Amangwe Village is a community-based, Non-Profit Organisation based near KwaMbonambi in KwaZulu-Natal. They offer a holistic health care approach to adults and Read More

Re-opening of Land Claims in the Eastern Cape photo

Article 22/08/2014

Re-opening of Land Claims in the Eastern Cape

The land claims process has been re-opened, allowing people who were removed from their land under apartheid rule, but who missed the earlier deadline, to lodge claims for Read More