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Fundza Literacy Trust nominated for Tech Awards
Fundza Literacy Trust nominated for Tech Awards

The Tech Awards has nominated the FunDza Literacy Trust for the 'Microsoft Education Award', for providing 50,000 young South Africans with access to reading material on their cellphones.

27 Aug 2014 15:00

McDonald's to develop grassroots football with WorldCoaches programme
McDonald's to develop grassroots football with WorldCoaches programme

McDonald's South Africa and the Royal Dutch Football Association have partnered to launch its international football coach training programme.

27 Aug 2014 09:40

Cityspec finalist in Better Living Challenge
Cityspec finalist in Better Living Challenge

Formula D interactive's Cityspec tool addresses the challenge of basic service delivery through an innovative community driven reporting system using mobile technology.

26 Aug 2014 15:10

Domestic Animal Rescue Group faces closure
Domestic Animal Rescue Group faces closure

Domestic Animal Rescue Group (DARG) - a pro-life organisation that rescues, cares for, sterilizes and re-homes abused, neglected and abandoned cats and dogs in Hout Bay - is facing closure.

26 Aug 2014 12:40

Levi's celebrates entrepreneurs with Pioneer Nation festival
Levi's celebrates entrepreneurs with Pioneer Nation festival

The American clothing company's first ever Pioneer Nation festival aims at helping young South Africans design a passionate, productive future for their generation...

25 Aug 2014 08:30

Red Reading Box continues to improve literacy
Red Reading Box continues to improve literacy

After the success of READ's Red Reading Box as part of last year's Readathon campaign, it was difficult to imagine an encore that could be as innovative, interactive and exciting. But this year's is exactly that.

22 Aug 2014 13:15

CHOC's ambassador to lead the way
CHOC's ambassador to lead the way

In support of children suffering from cancer, the CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation's annual fun walk is to be held on 14 September at Johannesburg's Zoo Lake.

22 Aug 2014 11:25

REDISA management system gains international recognition
REDISA management system gains international recognition

For its innovative and efficient management system, the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (REDISA) has won the 2014 Oracle Sustainability Innovation Award.

21 Aug 2014 14:15

KZN schools receive R660,000 for science, maths development
KZN schools receive R660,000 for science, maths development

The Willowton Group has donated R660,000 to 20 schools in the Umlazi District, south of Durban, to promote science and maths development.

21 Aug 2014 09:45

Anti-poaching initiative to receive support and training
Anti-poaching initiative to receive support and training

The Isuzu Off-Road Academy is assisting Rhino Revolution with locating and capturing rhino as part of a major dehorning and DNA collection programme in the Hoedspruit region.

20 Aug 2014 10:00

Katlego Maboe joins Ice Bucket Challenge in South Africa
Katlego Maboe joins Ice Bucket Challenge in South Africa

Katlego Maboe, the Expresso Morning Show presenter, has joined the wave of celebrities, including President Barack Obama, in the Ice Bucket Challenge, the latest viral campaign to promote awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)... (video)

19 Aug 2014 11:31

SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday initiative a huge success
SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday initiative a huge success

The SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday initiative, which was recently held at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, has resulted in 100 people with disabilities receiving wheelchairs.

19 Aug 2014 08:44

RE/MAX Living voted best community supporter
RE/MAX Living voted best community supporter

The Oranjezicht and Higgovale Neighbourhood Watch (OH Watch) has voted RE/MAX Living as the company that best supports community initiatives in their area of operation in Cape Town's City Bowl.

19 Aug 2014 08:39

Always launches #LikeAGirl campaign
Always launches #LikeAGirl campaign

Always has launched the #LikeAGirl campaign to change the negative perception of the phrase and make #LikeAGirl a declaration that means downright amazing...

19 Aug 2014 08:28

Bakwena rolls out cancer awareness campaign
Bakwena rolls out cancer awareness campaign

Bakwena N1N4, the managing company of the N1 and N4 routes, will offer communities the opportunity to attend breast, cancer education and screening sessions during the third week of August.

19 Aug 2014 08:23

Sahara Shelter expansion accommodates more women
Sahara Shelter expansion accommodates more women

The Sahara Shelter in Phoenix, Durban has been expanded to accommodate an additional 12 residents with funding from Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom through the Afrisun KZN Community Development Trust.

19 Aug 2014 08:15

Ultimate birding companion to raise the bar and help children
Ultimate birding companion to raise the bar and help children

New double-volume bird book set aims to tell you what makes birds 'tick', raise environmental awareness around our rich birding diversity and provide funding to educate underprivileged pre-school children.

19 Aug 2014 06:40

Renewable energy to aid education
Renewable energy to aid education

In partnership with Energizer, One Million Lights visited South Africa for the first time to distribute 7,000 safe rechargeable solar lights, marking the largest single distribution in the organisation's history.

18 Aug 2014 11:00

Hope Cape Town to establish toy libraries
Hope Cape Town to establish toy libraries

Following its recent donation of toys to a crèche in Blikkiesdorp in Delft, Hope Cape Town has committed to establishing toy libraries in various impoverished communities.

18 Aug 2014 10:05

Springboks support Pretoria day-care centre
Springboks support Pretoria day-care centre

Springbok rugby players Bakkies Botha, Jan Serfontein and Trevor Nyakane recently visited the CMR Derdepoort day-care centre in Pretoria where they donated R15,000 from their internal players' fund for children, families and communities in need.

18 Aug 2014 08:44

MultiChoice announces new development programme
MultiChoice announces new development programme

MultiChoice has announced its new corporate social investment programme, the MultiChoice Diski Challenge, aimed at supporting development in football and broadcasting.

18 Aug 2014 08:38

First solar-powered internet school in Ghana launched
First solar-powered internet school in Ghana launched

In a move that aims to bridge the digital divide and enhance educational capability of teachers and students in rural areas of Ghana that have little or no electricity, Samsung Electronics West Africa and the Korean Education and Research Information Service have launched the first solar powered internet school (SPIS) in the country.

14 Aug 2014 11:13

Effective community engagement is vital for CSI success
Effective community engagement is vital for CSI success

As part of its ongoing drive to create dialogue and facilitate knowledge transfer within the corporate social investment and responsibility sphere, Kaelo Engage hosted a breakfast dialogue at the Johannesburg...

13 Aug 2014 11:17

Capetonian completes first leg of Seven Seas campaign
Capetonian completes first leg of Seven Seas campaign

Cape Town resident, Lewis Pugh, has completed the first leg of his Seven Swims in the Seven Seas for 1 Reason campaign to highlight the need for, and importance of Marine Protected Areas.

13 Aug 2014 09:56

Casual Day improves the lives of people with disabilities
Casual Day improves the lives of people with disabilities

Casual Day, which will be celebrated on Friday, 5 September, provides South Africans with the opportunity to show their solidarity with persons with disabilities, at the same time enjoying team building and camaraderie with their fellow participants.

13 Aug 2014 09:38

White Rose Hospice delivers impressive service
White Rose Hospice delivers impressive service

The White Rose Hospice in Witbank is the only hospice in Mpumalanga with an In-Patient Unit (IPU).

13 Aug 2014 09:28

Helping animals, helping people in Khayelitsha
Helping animals, helping people in Khayelitsha

In helping others, we should not forget man's best friends; after all, dogs offer unconditional love and are known to alleviate suffering and bring joy to the lonely. Animals help us be better humans; they show us how to be our best selves.

By Melissa Jane Cook 11 Aug 2014 10:07

Engen KlevaKidz campaign keeps on growing
Engen KlevaKidz campaign keeps on growing

The Engen KlevaKidz campaign, which was launched six years ago, has already reached more than 80,000 learners in close to 250 schools by the end of 2013.

11 Aug 2014 08:53

eduCate revision programme gets support from Samsung
eduCate revision programme gets support from Samsung

eduCate, a matric Mathematics and Science revision campaign, will this year once again be supported by Samsung Electronics Africa.

10 Aug 2014 15:06

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