Blue Label Telecoms's subsidiary, South African Distribution, has installed satellite dishes for two disadvantaged farming communities in the Northern Cape so that families living in these remote areas can purchase prepaid electricity without having to travel long distances to do so. This falls in line with Blue Label Telecoms's focus on addressing inequality of opportunity by enabling all South Africans to interact and transact on an equal footing using convenient and reliable technology.
Issued by Cellfind 18 Dec 2014 10:34
This time of the year people are busy with holiday shopping and getting ready for the summer vacation. However, we tend to forget that many South Africans aren't as fortunate as we are, and something as trivial as a healthy meal can be a luxury for many.
Issued by GraphicMail 12 Dec 2014 13:18
Professional women from a wide range of industry sectors attended the first two meetings of a new initiative to share important information with women called the 12 Parts of Me programme. The purpose of the meetings is to help women begin to think about their role in society, help them address prevalent problems and start working through possible solutions. Each one of the 12 monthly meetings explores a relevant subject and encourages women to change important aspects of themselves. As women develop insights and learn new strategies, their relationships are adjusted which benefits everyone and helps rebuild a functional society.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 9 Dec 2014 12:28
Nelson Mandela Foundation launches rich media exhibition and digital activation to drive global awareness of Madiba's living legacy
Issued by Nelson Mandela Foundation 8 Dec 2014 11:27
An empty ward on the third floor of the Provincial Hospital in Port Elizabeth will soon be the home of a modern Paediatric Oncology Ward, thanks to the generosity of the nine thousand people who took part in the 2014 Algoa FM Boardwalk Big Walk for Cancer.
Issued by Algoa FM 5 Dec 2014 09:57
On Thursday last week, Hot 91.9FM called on listeners to help the Benoni SPCA after their vehicle was involved in a car accident, leaving it beyond repair. Fortunately, the driver of the vehicle was not hurt in the accident. Mortimer Harvey, an independent marketing and communications agency in Johannesburg, and Mark White Nissan came to the rescue.
Issued by Mortimer Harvey 3 Dec 2014 13:43
A programme to help women work through the pain of their past which has enslaved their minds and keeps them thinking in "victim mentality" has been launched by Women in Action (WiA), a group of pastors' wives who are committed to helping people transform their lives through information and practical support and guidance.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 3 Dec 2014 10:57
Women in Action's Save a Tamar counsellors marked the start of the annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children (25 November - 10 December), by offering counselling to members of the public passing through the Beyers Naude Square in the Johannesburg CBD on Tuesday 25 November 2014. Women, young people and even some men, took advantage of this opportunity to Break the Silence and speak to volunteer counsellors about the emotional, physical, verbal, sexual or psychological abuse they have suffered. The event was a joint venture of Women in Action and Godllywood, two groups of women within the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG).
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 1 Dec 2014 22:01
Cape Town-based NGO, "Soil For Life", has been delivering training on food gardening in underprivileged communities across the city for over 12 years. They teach people how to establish organic vegetable gardens at their homes, ensuring they can provide themselves and their families with healthy nutritious vegetables and assisting them to live a more sustainable life.
Issued by Tractor Outdoor 1 Dec 2014 14:27
East Coast Radio raised R1,649,612 in 12 hours this month for its key annual CSI initiative, East Coast Radio's Toy Story with Game.
Issued by East Coast Radio 1 Dec 2014 12:29
In the heart of scenic Hout Bay, is an informal settlement known as Imizamo Yethu. This community struggles with poverty, safety and education. As an agency, 34 has long been involved in the community, doing our small part to support the people of this bustling place.
Issued by 34 27 Nov 2014 11:35
R400,000 was raised by Jacaranda FM and its listeners at the Sisters with Blisters event, to help women and children affected by abuse and violence. Over 5,000 men, women and children and pets took to the streets in Fourways for the 5km fundraising walk to raise awareness of the plight of woman and children in solidarity with the 16 Days of Activism campaign.
Issued by Jacaranda 94.2 FM 27 Nov 2014 11:33
Wednesday the 19th of November saw Primedia Outdoor return to Ezibeleni School for the Mentally and Physically Challenged to distribute the shoes they sized up in October as well as hand over all the wheelchairs and mobility aids acquired for some of the learners.
Issued by Primedia Outdoor 24 Nov 2014 13:15
The fourth Jackal Berry MTB Cycle Challenge is set to hit the dirt tracks from 28-29 November, with riders and sponsors hoping to raise R200,000 for the Ubuhle Day Care and Development Centre in Bronkhorstspruit.The money raised at this year's cycle challenge will go towards the building of a classroom for the 2015 Grade 7 pupils.
Issued by BMi Research 21 Nov 2014 10:21
"Nelly There" is a fundraising concept to assist Nelly Zitha, the wheelchair-bound receptionist at Primedia Outdoor, pay for essential physiotherapy not covered by medical aid.
Issued by Primedia Outdoor 19 Nov 2014 16:22
The Phakama Women's Academy Class of 2014 has graduated and according to the sponsor of the innovative CSI initiative, VWV Group, the 25 savvy young women are prepared and ready to take on the corporate world.
Issued by VWV Group 19 Nov 2014 13:35
For the past 20 years, The Hamlet Foundation, a 'Place of Hope' for intellectually challenged adults and children in Regents Park, Johannesburg, has hosted a glittering National Awards Banquet to recognise and reward individuals across South Africa who have made an outstanding contribution within the field of intellectual disability.
Issued by VWV Group 14 Nov 2014 11:29
Fourways-based television news presenter, Florence Letoaba, joined Black Opal makeup supplier in providing an unforgettable makeup experience to women at the iThemba Hope Centre in Springs.
Issued by Martin Glitz and Glamour 11 Nov 2014 09:02
Northgate-based eNCA television sports presenter Nandi Tshabalala has learnt to look on the brighter side of life, with her positive attitude against mental illness, having set her up to be an ambassador for the Southern African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG).
Issued by Martin Glitz and Glamour 10 Nov 2014 12:46