Flying for Life photo

Article 24/09/2014

Flying for Life

Flying for life is partnering with volunteer GPs to visit clinics in Vhembe, Limpopo. The GPs that are based in the district don’t get around to visiting all the clinics as they are a great distance apart. Read More

Grace Sibara Project photo

Article 24/09/2014

Grace Sibara Project

Grace Sibara is a former school teacher and entrepreneur who started her own business. It was always her dream to own a guest house and when the opportunity to realise her dream came about she was ready. At the time she was involved in catering and it made sense to expand her business into a bed and breakfast with conference and function facilities. Read More

Grootverdriet Farm photo

Article 24/09/2014

Grootverdriet Farm

Thandeka Moseki began her farming career by keeping small livestock. She later acquired a 310 hectare farm called Grootverdriet. Her focus is mainly on vegetables and small stock and her farm won an award for the best subsistence producer of the year in the North West Province. Read More

Nal’ibali Reading Club photo

Article 24/09/2014

Nal’ibali Reading Club

Popular local acapella group, The Soil, visited The Winnie Ngwekazi Primary School’s Nal’ibali Reading Club to give a special reading to the members, and further inspire them to keep reading by chatting about the important role books have played in their own lives. Read More

DLJ Golden Holdings photo

Article 23/09/2014

DLJ Golden Holdings

Average Chidawaya started her career as an electrical engineer and IT specialist. In 2011 she started farming, with poultry being her main focus. In 2013 she won the award for Best Broiler Producer in the Female Entrepreneur Awards. This inspired her to enter this year’s competition. Read More

Lentoro Farming Consultants photo

Article 23/09/2014

Lentoro Farming Consultants

Lentoro Farming Consultants operates from Vergezocht Farm in Bainsvlei in Bloemfontein. The farm has four enterprises, namely grains, livestock, pigs and poultry. The farm does not use chemicals to fertilize and has a number of water conservation techniques. Mponeng Lentoro was the 2014 winner in the Female Entrepreneur Awards in the Commercial Category. Read More

Nyakaza Media Solutions photo

Article 23/09/2014

Nyakaza Media Solutions

Nyakaza Media Solutions is a non-profit organisation that was established to help schools and community organisations to research, write, document, report and analyse, amongst many other things, relevant content as per the editorial policy of that school or entity. Read More

People & Parks Conference photo

Article 23/09/2014

People & Parks Conference

The Department of Environmental Affairs hosted the 6th People and Parks Conference recently. This was as a result of the 5th World Parks Congress that was held in Durban in 2003. The Department of Environmental Affairs has acknowledged that the future of protected areas are inextricably linked to the local communities. Read More

Flying for Life’s ECD Initiative photo

Article 22/09/2014

Flying for Life’s ECD Initiative

Flying for Life’s objective is to assess and identify the infrastructural needs of 53 crèches that they are currently working with. Some crèches are simple mud structures without safe kitchen facilities, toilets or clean, accessible water. Once these needs have been identified they look for partners to “adopt” a crèche and provide financial assistance to meet their needs. Read More

Kopanang Primary Agricultural Co-operative photo

Article 22/09/2014

Kopanang Primary Agricultural Co-operative

Kopanang Primary Agricultural Co-operative is based in the Gopane Village in the North West Province. They make soap from animal fat that is SABS approved. They collect the animal fat from the local abattoirs and sell their products to the surrounding communities. Tallow, which is the rendered fat of animals, has been used to make soap for hundreds of years. Read More