Special Viewing of Truck Procession photo

Article 04/02/2014

Special Viewing of Truck Procession

12 trucks recently drove through the streets of Pretoria baring images symbolizing 20 years of freedom. Last year was the 100th year commemorating the destructive Land Act. To top that the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform wanted a travelling exhibition highlighting the theme of Creating a New Legacy. This exhibition will tour the country in the next few months. Read More

ZIP ZAP Circus photo

Article 04/02/2014

ZIP ZAP Circus

Since 1992, Zip Zap Circus School has provided opportunities for young Capetonians from very different backgrounds to play together, learn together and live together, using the medium of circus training and performance to model and demonstrate the possibility of true coexistence. The circus empowers young people through the magic of the circus arts. Read More

Eskom eta Awards photo

Article 28/01/2014

Eskom eta Awards

Eskom’s annual eta Awards aim to reward exceptional effort in the efficient use of energy by individuals, students, companies and other institutions. The competition, which this year will celebrate its 25th anniversary, was created against the backdrop of the Government’s emphasis on energy efficiency. This also plays into the competition’s name eta, which is the Greek symbol for efficiency. Read More

Makhutswi CPA photo

Article 28/01/2014

Makhutswi CPA

The Makhutswi CPA is in Tzaneen and the members successfully claimed their land through the Restitution of Land Rights Act and over 7000 hectares were transferred to them in 2005. They harvest peppers, green beans, chillies and atchar. Read More

Rural Women Depart to Venezuela photo

Article 28/01/2014

Rural Women Depart to Venezuela

Seventeen arts and craft women from the various provinces, led by the Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Mrs Pamela Tshwete, flew out from OR TAMBO airport to Venezuela. While in Venezuela, they learnt new arts and craft skills from their counterparts in that country. They also showcased their crafts and wares that have earned them international recognition and foreign markets. Read More

Thuso Advice & Development Centre photo

Article 28/01/2014

Thuso Advice & Development Centre

The Thuso Advice and Developement Centre was established in Pampierstad which is in the former homeland of Bophuthatswana. The town takes its name from the cardboard used to construct informal shacks during the apartheid era. Read More

Aganang Brick Project photo

Article 27/01/2014

Aganang Brick Project

The Aganang Brick Project is situated in Thabazimbi. They are supplying bricks to the local community and their services are also used by Kumba Iron Ore and the municipality as part of local empowerment. Read More

Goedgedacht Trust POP Centre photo

Article 27/01/2014

Goedgedacht Trust POP Centre

The Goedgedacht Trust’s Path-Out-of-Poverty or POP programme is based on the premise that appropriate early intervention in education, health care, personal development and environmental awareness can lead to transformed rural communities. It’s estimated that the programmes currently touch the lives of about 2 500 children from 18 different rural communities in the Western Cape. Read More

Implement Handover to Asisukume Msinga Co-operative photo

Article 27/01/2014

Implement Handover to Asisukume Msinga Co-operative

The Asisukume Msinga Co-operative received implements from the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform through the CRDP to take their farming enterprise to new heights. Read More

StreetSmart SA photo

Article 27/01/2014

StreetSmart SA

StreetSmart SA, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the social integration and upliftment of street children is rallying restaurants to become involved in helping to rebuild the lives of children at risk in the cities. We spoke to the Chairperson of the StreetSmart Johannesburg Committee, Joanne Evans. Read More