Invader Fruit Awareness photo

Article 16/07/2014

Invader Fruit Awareness

The invader fruit fly, originating from Asia, is currently invading Africa, causing severe damage to host fruit and vegetables such as mangoes, guavas, citrus, marula, wild figs, peppers, pumpkins, watermelons and tomatoes. The pest can result in food insecurity, if not effectively controlled. Read More

Mbekweni Community Centre photo

Article 16/07/2014

Mbekweni Community Centre

SCORE is an NGO active in a number of areas including development through sport. They entered into long term partnerships with communities and stakeholders in a process to build, strengthen and institutionalize sport within the community. One of these is in the Paarl in the Western Cape called the Mbekweni Community Sport Centre. Read More

Dorah's Ark photo

Article 15/07/2014

Dorah's Ark

At Dorah’s Ark, a soup kitchen in Roodepoort,over 100 people from the nearby squatter camp Mathole are fed each day by founder Dorah Mazibuko and her husband David. Dorah’s Ark also prepares almost 80 lunch boxes each day for school children, who pick them up on their way to school. Read More

Isibindi Welile photo

Article 15/07/2014

Isibindi Welile

Isibindi is an initiative that provides care for vunerable children and children affected by HIV/AIDS. The programme also provides training, mentoring and supervision to individuals involved in child and youth care work. They have hundreds of programmes throughout the country providing support to vulnerable children through home visits and at their Safe Parks. Read More

Jonathan Butler Foundation - Sebokeng Holiday Programme Showcase photo

Article 15/07/2014

Jonathan Butler Foundation - Sebokeng Holiday Programme Showcase

Following the launch of the Jonathan Butler Foundation at the end of September 2013, the Foundation, in partnership with the Gauteng Provincial Government, rolled-out its first Arts Intervention Programme for youth considered at risk. The main thrust of the Foundation is to promote access to music and arts education for children. Read More

Tsohang Youth Project photo

Article 15/07/2014

Tsohang Youth Project

The transition from adolescence to young adulthood is a critical period in which experimentation with alcohol, drugs and the embrace of gangsterism can begin. The Tsohang Youth Project in Katlehong seeks to tell the truth, share facts and highlight the advantages of living drug and alcohol free. Read More

DRDLR - Langeberg Municipality Partnership photo

Article 14/07/2014

DRDLR - Langeberg Municipality Partnership

An information session was held recently in Robertson in the Western Cape by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform in partnership with the Langeberg Municipality. The purpose was to raise awareness, inform and educate the community about programmes and projects that are made available to them by the department. Read More

Mould Empower Serve photo

Article 14/07/2014

Mould Empower Serve

MES stands for Mould, Empower, Serve and is an NGO that’s anchored in Christian values to facilitate hope and opportunities for the homeless, unemployed and destitute communities of inner cities. MES started in 1986 in Johannesburg, in 2008 the organization expanded to Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Kempton Park. Read More

SAICA Thuthuka Fund Math Camp photo

Article 14/07/2014

SAICA Thuthuka Fund Math Camp

Good matric marks are a step in the right direction for learners to eventually pursue a good career and a better future. The South African Institute for Charted Accountants or SAICA in partnership with the Department of Education and the Thuthuka Education Upliftment Fund saw the need to assist high school learners to achieve better results in mathematics. Read More

Tiisetso Leadership Foundation photo

Article 14/07/2014

Tiisetso Leadership Foundation

Challenged by the dire need for leadership development in South Africa, Modise Moloi founded the Tiisetso Leadership Foundation or TLF in 2009. He realised that many young people have great leadership potential, but that they often do not have good leadership role models, mentors and coaches to assist them to discover their potential. Read More