Ukuvuna Optimised Sustainable Projects photo

Article 08/09/2014

Ukuvuna Optimised Sustainable Projects

Ukuvuna, which means ‘abundant harvest’ in Zulu, is an organisation that is dedicated to supporting the implementation of sustainable permaculture projects in communities. Ukuvuna provides quality training, support and assistance to enrich communities through the establishment of productive agricultural systems. Read More

Bridges of Hope photo

Article 05/09/2014

Bridges of Hope

Bridges of Hope has the mission to build bridges into the lives of those who are suffering, in order to create long term, self sustaining solutions. It was established by Dennis and Susan Wadley, who came out from California, partnered with St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Philippi, and assembled their team. Read More

Brits Piggery Project photo

Article 05/09/2014

Brits Piggery Project

A love for farming, hard work and a resolve never to give up have enabled Pleasure Molaudzi and Nomsa Mlangeni to follow their true interest of running a piggery. With funding from the Old Mutual Masisizane Fund, they were able to build a new piggery structure with a capacity of 28 to 30 breeding sows, as well as buy a certain amount of feed for the pigs. Read More

Isibindi Grabouw photo

Article 05/09/2014

Isibindi Grabouw

Isibindi is a community based initiative providing care and support for orphans and vulnerable children. The programme also provides training, mentoring and supervision to individuals involved in child and youth care work. They have many programmes throughout the country. Isibindi Grabouw provides support to vulnerable children through home visits and attendance at Safe Parks. Read More

Soweto Empowerment Network photo

Article 05/09/2014

Soweto Empowerment Network

The Soweto Empowerment Network is set up to empower unemployed people in Soweto by engaging in initiatives that allow them to be self-reliant while earning a salary. Read More

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Article 04/09/2014

18twenyt8 Non-Profit Organisation

The non-profit organisation 18twenty8 is one of only a few organisations in South Africa that is 100% led by young women who empower other young women from disadvantaged backgrounds by developing strategies for their educational and personal development. Read More

Amachule Akwantu Arts & Craft photo

Article 04/09/2014

Amachule Akwantu Arts & Craft

Amachule Akwantu Arts & Craft is a creative women-driven business in Colesberg in the Northern Cape. They do pottery, drawings, screen printings and are also skilled in sewing. The group’s premises are near the towns museum and attract tourists that travel through Colesberg on their way to the Western Cape. Read More

KZN Provincial Women’s Day photo

Article 04/09/2014

KZN Provincial Women’s Day

The Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Candith Mashego-Dlamini visited the community of Pongola in August as part of the departments women’s month activities. Read More

School of Hope photo

Article 04/09/2014

School of Hope

The School of Hope is an education project of the Thembalitsha Foundation, situated in Mowbray, Cape Town. They provide hope through education by giving young people a chance to finish their matric and put their lives on a different path. Read More

Ikamva Lethu Eco Club photo

Article 03/09/2014

Ikamva Lethu Eco Club

The Ikamva Lethu Eco Club in Colesberg saw the opportunity to help keep the environment clean, deliver a service to their community and earn a bit of an income, by starting a recycling project. Read More