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2017 SERAS CSR Awards now open
2017 SERAS CSR Awards now open

The 2017 edition of The Sustainability, Enterprise, and Responsibility Awards (SERAS CSR Awards) Africa is now open for entries...

21 Jun 2017

Grand Prix-winning 'Care Counts'.
#CannesLions2017: Creative Data winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Cannes Creative Data award ceremony on 20 June 2017...

20 Jun 2017

2017 SheEO SleepOut moved to August
2017 SheEO SleepOut moved to August

The SheEO SleepOut event has been moved from 22 June to 8 August 2017...

15 Jun 2017

Paralympian teen teams up with CN for anti-bullying campaign in Africa
Paralympian teen teams up with CN for anti-bullying campaign in Africa

15-year-old Paralympian, Ntando Mahlangu, is teaming up with Cartoon Network to launch the 2017 anti-bullying campaign, CN Buddy Network in Africa which aims to raise awareness around bullying, empowering children of Africa...

13 Jun 2017

Image Source:  - Kyle visiting with a family in Greece
Airbnb hosts open their homes to those in need

In more than 65 emergencies around the world, our community has opened their doors, and spare bedrooms, to those in desperate need of a safe harbor...

By Joe Gebbia 12 Jun 2017

Entrepreneurs challenge transferable human disease with innovative water and sanitation solution
Entrepreneurs challenge transferable human disease with innovative water and sanitation solution

Two entrepreneurs took it upon themselves to find an innovative solution to deal with a deprived human need - water and sanitation - by creating a mobile hand wash called mo-Wash...

By Godfrey Sono 12 Jun 2017

Makhenke Krenya (front in the middle) of the Fairyland Neighbourhood Watch in Paarl East test riding the Qhubeka bicycle, together with fellow neighbourhood watch volunteers.
Qhubeka bicycles help keep Paarl communities safe

The first 50 bicycles built at Nederburg in Paarl were given to three neighbourhood watch organisations which oversee safety in the Paarl East area. These bicycles are intended for distribution to vulnerable South Africans...

9 Jun 2017

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Partnership to boost hands-on volunteerism

Fundraising programme, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet has partnered with NPO, Better SA for an innovative hop-on-hop-off minibus service facilitating volunteer experiences...

7 Jun 2017

Tasting, testing and toasting success of the #TTKXTheLangaProject
Tasting, testing and toasting success of the #TTKXTheLangaProject

The Guga S'thebe arts and culture centre in Langa was humming all afternoon on Saturday and Sunday, 27 and 28 May 2017 with the sold-out-weeks-ago ‘The Test Kitchen X Langa' pop-up charity event...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Jun 2017

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#WorldEnvironmentDay: How eating green can help save the planet

Replacing meat, eggs, and dairy with plant-based foods, even just one day a week, can make a tremendous difference, especially as we face water restrictions, shortages of arable land and the threats of climate change...

5 Jun 2017

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Bulldog Rescue Angels giving bully breeds a new lease on life

A charity that specialises in rescuing and rehabilitating bulldogs and associated breeds, Bulldog Rescue Angels will host its first Golf Day to raise some much-needed funds...

2 Jun 2017

Damelin takes part in cancer relay
Damelin takes part in cancer relay

Damelin took part in a cancer relay at Jan Smuts stadium in East London to demonstrate a message of hope. The event honoured cancer survivors as well as those who are living with this fatal disease...

By Nana Zuke, Issued by Damelin 1 Jun 2017

Moving the microphone to the heart of the communities
Moving the microphone to the heart of the communities

Heart FM will once again take the microphone to the heart of Western Cape communities for the 16 Days For Youth initiative from 1 June...

Issued by Heart FM 1 Jun 2017

World Play Day at work as mom and child make use of Lego Duplo Bricks
Partnership teaches children, parents the importance of play

In celebration of World Play Day, Sesame Workshop and the Lego Foundation teamed up with Afrika Tikkun for a day of meaningful play activities designed for the whole family...

1 Jun 2017

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Tobacco kills 7-million a year, wreaks environmental havoc: WHO

Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, 30 May, also warning of the dire environmental impact of tobacco production, distribution and waste...

31 May 2017

Improved education is ineffective if children are neglected, abused or exploited
Improved education is ineffective if children are neglected, abused or exploited

The Adopt-a-School Foundation calls upon government, NGOs and civil society to combine their efforts to protect vulnerable children against neglect, abuse and exploitation...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 30 May 2017

Mimi Women exceeds one million sanitary pads target
Mimi Women exceeds one million sanitary pads target

CSI programmes and individual donors have helped Mimi Women exceed its target to distribute one million sanitary pads to disadvantaged girls by World Menstrual Hygiene Day, which is held annually on 28 May...

29 May 2017

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general, WHO
WHO's new African leader could be a shot in the arm for poorer countries

Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus is the first African to be elected as the director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in its 70-year history...

By David Sanders 26 May 2017

Community protest at LIV Village
Community protest at LIV Village

LIV Village, a charitable organisation that Private Property has been a supporter of since its inception, was the target of protests by members of the neighbouring Cottonlands community...

Issued by Private Property 25 May 2017

Rural KZN schools beam at generosity of Ithala
Rural KZN schools beam at generosity of Ithala

The spirit of ubuntu came alive when members of Ithala Development Finance Corporation's CSI team visited eight rural schools in KwaZulu-Natal to deliver school uniforms...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 24 May 2017

Quality of life on rise for many Africans, report says
Quality of life on rise for many Africans, report says

Africans are seeing a steady improvement in the quality of their lives, with some countries even nearing world averages, says a wide-ranging report out on Monday, 22 May, on the continent's future...

23 May 2017

A heroic day for the Sandton SPCA
A heroic day for the Sandton SPCA

On a fund-raising initiative for the Sandton SPCA on Free Comic Book Day, Global Access helped spread information and knowledge around the SPCA using their interactive technology, Sensanetik...

Issued by Global Access 22 May 2017

Trialogue director Cathy Duff
Tracking a decade of trends in SA's CSI space

According to Trialogue director Cathy Duff, despite uncertainty and tougher trading conditions in almost every sector of the economy...

19 May 2017

Drought affects 1.4-million in Angola: UNICEF
Drought affects 1.4-million in Angola: UNICEF

More than 1.4-million people in Angola, including many children, have been affected by a "chronic drought" that has increased the risk of disease, a UN report said on Wednesday, 17 May...

19 May 2017

Clicks sponsors Project Dignity's Girls on the Go campaign
Clicks sponsors Project Dignity's Girls on the Go campaign

Clicks is partnering with Project Dignity on its Girls on the Go campaign, to assist with sponsorship of thousands of reusable sanitary packs...

17 May 2017

Cape Town joins effort to build healthier cities
Cape Town joins effort to build healthier cities

Cape Town has joined the Partnership for Healthy Cities, a global effort to build healthier cities by pursuing a specific policy to reduce non-communicable diseases and injuries by 2018...

17 May 2017

#UrbanAgri: Let It Grow Foundation helps communities grow their own urban farms
#UrbanAgri: Let It Grow Foundation helps communities grow their own urban farms

The Let It Grow Foundation is driven by three men with the purpose to heal the soil and teach South Africans to live sustainable and healthy lives through urban farming projects using permaculture methods...

By Cari Coetzee 15 May 2017

Fashionably conscious: Made in South Africa, it's not just a movement
Fashionably conscious: Made in South Africa, it's not just a movement

A new generation of manufacturing is making local quality clothing. But can their success lead to a revival of ‘Made in South Africa'?

By Cyril Naicker 15 May 2017

67 homes to be built during Mandela Week
67 homes to be built during Mandela Week

In partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Habitat for Humanity SA is calling on South Africans to join them in their Nelson Mandela International Build Week from the 17-21 July in Orange Farm, Gauteng...

15 May 2017

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