While entrepreneurs are finding new ways to combat social problems such as unemployment, educating the youth, and delivering healthcare services in poor areas, social investors around the world are seeing the benefit in helping communities to help themselves.
14 Mar 2014 07:38
On 8 March 2014 Kings Park stadium erupted into cheers from 40,000 rugby fans before the Sharks vs Lions match even commenced as G.U.D. Holdings presented a cheque of R1 million to The Sharks Academy.
12 Mar 2014 12:30
Debbie Marais has been appointed as education support programme coordinator at Bright Start, a non-profit organisation based in Hout Bay, Cape Town.
12 Mar 2014 10:41
Regenesys and the Microsoft 4Afrika Youth Programme have announced the launch of 1,000 bursaries to be awarded to young African candidates as a part of the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative.
10 Mar 2014 06:56
Altrisk has donated R70,300 to the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) towards their CANSA Care Centres that provide care and support programmes for those living with cancer and their loved ones to assist them during their treatment and recovery.
10 Mar 2014 06:52
The Starfish Greathearts Organisation held a debrief camp from 27 February to 1 March 2014 for 66 committed caregivers from the Nokuphila Community Services.
10 Mar 2014 07:04
Collect-a-Can has once again partnered with libraries and communities to host educational events across the country during South African Library Week from 17 to 22 March 2014.
10 Mar 2014 11:54
MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet's Thuso Fund has sponsored 36 new computers to the value of R240,000 for the vocational training class at West Ridge High School in Durban. West Ridge caters specifically for learners who find it difficult to cope with mainstream education but who can do well in practical application.
10 Mar 2014 08:02
Club Travel has raised R5,000 during the CANSA Relay For Life which took place in Paarl on Saturday, 22 February. The company sponsored Team Pathfinders, who raised R5 per lap they completed during the relay with Club Travel matching the contribution for each team member who completed their laps.
10 Mar 2014 08:37
As part of their corporate social investment programme, Trinco Tea recently handed over two cheques, each worth R10,000, to two very well deserving students from KwaZulu-Natal.
10 Mar 2014 07:31
Raise Your Hand is an ongoing initiative designed to inform, motivate and encourage the public to get involved in improving our country's outlook, one future leader at a time.
7 Mar 2014 15:17
The third in the series of CSI That Works corporate-interest breakfasts hosted by the FirstRand Foundation, on the topic of gender-based violence, took place late last month.
4 Mar 2014 07:25
A group of 20 learners in Postmasburg has joined the Kolomela Scholarship Bursary Programme after receiving bursaries from Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela mine.
3 Mar 2014 11:23
The Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, should be commended for prioritising health, social grants and education, with a considerable part of the budget allocated to these three pillars that in turn aid in the positive growth of the country.
3 Mar 2014 09:55
The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has opened another library, this time at the Sekwati Primary School in Soweto near Johannesburg.
3 Mar 2014 12:10
Relate Bracelets has launched its latest design, the Live Design Transform Life bracelet, at the Design Indaba which is currently underway in Cape Town.
28 Feb 2014 08:46
Corporate South Africa has joined hands to tackle one of South Africa's greatest social ills - the lack of direction for young men, which is leading them to commit acts of violent crime, driven by unemployment, drugs, and alcohol.
28 Feb 2014 08:05
Casual Day, the fundraising project for people with disabilities, has raised R23.5m nationally last year. This year Casual Day celebrates its 20th anniversary and will be pulling out all the stops with its Bring out the Bling theme, which was announced at the project's annual awards ceremony in Stellenbosch.
28 Feb 2014 09:02
The Community Chest has a core objective to inspire a nation of active citizens. The organisation will be hosting its annual golf day at De Zalze Winelands Estate in Stellenbosch on Friday, 28 March.
Issued by The Community Chest of The Western Cape 27 Feb 2014 22:38
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