Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa employees launched the Soul Ambassadors Movement in Polokwane at the Mohlakaneng High School. The Soul Ambassadors spent their day helping out at the high school by distributing meals during lunch, cleaning, washing pots and also helping the school cooks with preparation for the following day's meal.
Fifteen women from the Langa township in Cape Town were announced as graduates of the 2016 Sinakho Women and Youth Development Programme, which was funded by Nedbank. During the three-month skills programme, House of Monatic's staff provided the women with training and mentoring in all aspects of garment manufacturing including sales and distribution.
Global sports-based charity, Laureus, launched its sixth annual Youth Empowerment through Sport programme, between 26 February and 4 March 2017, by means of an education training camp that took place at The Team House in Noordhoek, Cape Town.
The seven-day interactive training workshop was a place where young leaders, from across the country, were provided with skills and tools necessary to create positive change in local communities.
Grade five learners at the Musenga Vhadzimu Primary School in Diepsloot, Lindiwe Ranko and Puledi Seema, recently participated in the SA Junior Chess Championship in Boksburg as part of the Johannesburg Metro Chess Union team.
The annual Smarties Week, an initiative of Clover Mama Afrika, recently took place at the Ocean Breeze Hotel in Strand, Cape Town. The Clover's CSI project is designed to equip women across the country who assist disadvantaged people in their communities, to develop the necessary skills for their talents. The ‘smart' week, allows ladies to unite through Clover Mama Afrika and travel across South Africa to partake in value added, hands-on training courses and workshops....
As part of its CSI, the GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World embarked on a school stationery project for disadvantaged learners at the Easter Peak Primary School in Manenberg. Learners were presented with their new stationery as the new academic year began arming the Easter Peak learners with their required tools to take on some learning.
Vodacom has pledged its support to the Gift of Vision programme along with the Western Cape health department and the Health Foundation. As part of the programme, underprivileged learners (between grades R and 7) in Paarl are able to have their eyes tested and receive a free pair of prescription glasses as the network purchased 369 pairs of glasses worth R80,000.
Marking the end to a public CSI drive to help a child “Share in the Magic” of the festive season, the Cresta Shopping Centre donated 874 Mickey and Minnie Mouse plush toys to the SOS Children's Village at an event held in Ennerdale, Gauteng. An additional R21,796 was also donated to the centre, who, in collaboration with The Walt Disney Company Africa, kicked off the initiative on 1 December 2016....
GWM South Africa visited several charities on a two-day-long charity drive in Johannesburg in December. The media and celebrities tested out the GVM SUV-style M4 and Steed 5E bakkie while spreading cheer at the Princess Alice Adoption Home, Growing Champions, Kitty and Puppy Haven, Lighthouse Baby Shelter, CHOC and Cradle of Hope.
The social economic development department of GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World held the Santa's Workshop Party at GrandWest's Sun Exhibits for underprivileged children from various charities. GrandWest also hosted a Santa Shoebox Project event at which 240 boxes were packed.
The Wavescape Festival in Cape Town, an ocean-minded event, included film screenings, art exhibitions, ocean talks, filmmaking workshops and a charity auction. A record R328,000 was raised and will be making its way to four important ocean causes.