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People of Japan invest in upliftment of South African youth
People of Japan invest in upliftment of South African youth

In recent years, Japan's economic partnership with African countries has grown significantly, with its investment often accompanied by social upliftment and development initiatives...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 15 May 2018

Dion Chang speaking at the 2018 Trialogue Business in Society Conference
Internal upskilling should be a key focus area of CSR - Dion Chang

Employers have an obligation to ensure their employees are skilled to adapt to the displacement being triggered by the fourth industrial revolution...

11 May 2018

Brewing budding entrepreneurs through Orange Corners 2018
Brewing budding entrepreneurs through Orange Corners 2018

Forty-five entrepreneurs have been selected by Heineken South Africa and its partners to participate in the 2018 Orange Corners entrepreneurial programme...

9 May 2018

Gauteng gets tough on illegal NPOs
Gauteng gets tough on illegal NPOs

The Gauteng Provincial Government has given non-profit organisations (NPOs) six-months to get their legal status in order...

7 May 2018

Doing the right thing is good for people and profits
Doing the right thing is good for people and profits

Often pitted against each other, big business and local communities have more to gain by working together than working at cross purposes - especially in vulnerable economies...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 May 2018

16 unemployed youth complete Synthesis learnership programme
16 unemployed youth complete Synthesis learnership programme

Sixteen unemployed youth have been awarded certificates after successfully completing Synthesis Software Technologies' learnership programme...

2 May 2018

New online resource helps companies meet the need to read
New online resource helps companies meet the need to read

A free knowledge hub aims to improve corporate social investment (CSI) in functional literacy during the school foundation phase...

Issued by Trialogue 30 Apr 2018

Building capacity of science journalism in Africa
Building capacity of science journalism in Africa

Funding available to science journalists in Africa to build capacity and produce science stories aimed at local or global markets...

30 Apr 2018

Mobile library donation to improve literacy levels this World Book Day
Mobile library donation to improve literacy levels this World Book Day

South African celebrity, Maps Maponyane, wants learners across South Africa to know that reading for fun can ignite potential and open a door of endless possibilities...

23 Apr 2018

This is what's on the agenda for Sustainability Week 2018
This is what's on the agenda for Sustainability Week 2018

This year's Sustainability Week, set for 5-7 June at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Tshwane, will cover sustainable development in Africa at various scales, from Africa's capital cities to the people who sustainable development affects.

18 Apr 2018

Durex Connect-ED empowers youth to make sound choices about sexual health
Durex Connect-ED empowers youth to make sound choices about sexual health

With sex education playing a significant role in enabling our youth to take full control of their sexual behaviour, Durex's Connect-ED programme aims to make a difference in South African communities...

16 Apr 2018

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Failed sanitation at schools violates children's rights

The death of five-year-old Lumka Mthethwa who fell into a pit latrine at her school in the Eastern Cape shook us all...

By Jay Bhagwan 12 Apr 2018

Thabdokazi Mkwena, an ECD practitioner at Luvuyo Special Needs Centre achieved her NQF Level two qualification at the end of last year, she will also receive ongoing mentorship and coaching, ensuring that the knowledge and skills that they have gained from the training is applied in the classroom.
Cookhouse Wind Farm invests in ECD centres by upskilling local practitioners

Through its flagship project, Cookhouse Wind Farm has enabled 47 early childhood development (ECD) practitioners...

12 Apr 2018

Shoprite Group boosts skill set of fresh food departments
Shoprite Group boosts skill set of fresh food departments

More than 4,000 employees from the Shoprite Group's fresh food departments will be upskilled as a result of the retailer's latest training programme...

11 Apr 2018

Woolworths invests R1.5m in water infrastructure for schools
Woolworths invests R1.5m in water infrastructure for schools

Woolworths has announced a R1.5m investment in water infrastructure for schools via the newly launched MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet LoveH2O Water Fund...

10 Apr 2018

Philanthropic funding to SA universities reach new highs
Philanthropic funding to SA universities reach new highs

South African trusts, foundations, corporations and individuals are donating more to local universities than ever before - but the vast majority of funding is still being channelled to so-called traditional higher education institutions...

9 Apr 2018

Winners of #MySchool20 campaign announced
Winners of #MySchool20 campaign announced

Marking its 20th anniversary in 2017, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet launched its social media-driven #MySchool20 campaign. The 20 winning customers and their 20 favourite causes have now been announced...

9 Apr 2018

RBF Africa 2018 set for June
RBF Africa 2018 set for June

Global Initiatives and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be hosting the second Annual Responsible Business Forum (RBF) on Sustainable Development Africa from 25-27 June 2018...

6 Apr 2018

Global Entrepreneurship Summer School applications closing soon
Global Entrepreneurship Summer School applications closing soon

Social impact enterprise LifeCo Unltd SA, in partnership with Social Entrepreneurship Akademie, is inviting entrepreneurially-minded university students to apply to the Global Entrepreneurship Summer School...

5 Apr 2018

Pizza Hut changes pizza boxes into reading boxes
Pizza Hut changes pizza boxes into reading boxes

The Pizza Hut African Literacy Project launched in Cape Town yesterday, in collaboration with the READ Educational Trust - marking the first leg in the pizza franchise's mission to get more of Africa's children reading.

By Shan Radcliffe 5 Apr 2018

School children recycle waste for food
School children recycle waste for food

In Colchester, primary school learners are recycling plastic bottles and tins in exchange for school stationery, clothing and food...

By Joseph Chirume 4 Apr 2018

Female township entrepreneurs empowered through Gauteng enterprise development programme
Female township entrepreneurs empowered through Gauteng enterprise development programme

A group of women from Soweto, Tembisa and Mamelodi graduated from the Gauteng Township Retail Enterprise Development programme, which aims to empower female entrepreneurs involved within township retail...

3 Apr 2018

Be the next change-maker with the Nation Builder Social Innovation Challenge
Be the next change-maker with the Nation Builder Social Innovation Challenge

The inaugural Nation Builder Social Innovation Challenge aims to identify and support South Africa's social entrepreneurs, with an opportunity to win a share of R150,000 seed capital...

Issued by Nation Builder 29 Mar 2018

Hout Bay designer's rooibos purses score shelf space in Paris
Hout Bay designer's rooibos purses score shelf space in Paris

Gracious Dube from Hout Bay in Cape Town is delighted to have her handmade purses, which are upcycled from rooibos tea bags, stocked in a fashion boutique in Paris...

28 Mar 2018

Coronation launches programme to deepen its CSI impact in South Africa
Coronation launches programme to deepen its CSI impact in South Africa

They say it takes a village to raise a child. The universal truth of this African proverb lies at the heart of Capsule, Coronation's new CSI programme launched this week at an event at Vergenoegd Primary School in Delft.

28 Mar 2018

Top minds to meet at Africa Shared Value Summit this May
Top minds to meet at Africa Shared Value Summit this May

The second annual Africa Shared Value Summit, taking place on 24-25 May, will play host to some of the brightest business stars from across the African continent...

Issued by Shift Social Development 27 Mar 2018

Making water management a priority
Making water management a priority

This year, National Water Week was observed on 17-23 March under the theme "Water is Life - 20 Years of Water Delivery for Social and Economic Development"...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 26 Mar 2018

Bottomup outreach programme inspires learners to stay in school
Bottomup outreach programme inspires learners to stay in school

Bottomup - a non-profit organisation in Edgemead, Cape Town - goes far and beyond to provide schools with programmes that nurture belonging and identity; undertaking to understand why the youth have become disconnected from education...

By Robin Fredericks 26 Mar 2018

Enterprise development - the gift that keeps on giving
Enterprise development - the gift that keeps on giving

What started out as an Enterprise Development (ED) initiative in 2014 has produced exponential results for BT Conglomerate...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 23 Mar 2018

#morethanaday: Cell C sets date for 2018 Take a Girl Child to Work Day
#morethanaday: Cell C sets date for 2018 Take a Girl Child to Work Day

Cell C recently announced its 16th Take a Girl Child to Work Day is set for Thursday, 24 May...

13 Mar 2018

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