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Sixth Clover Nutrikids CHOC House in the works
Sixth Clover Nutrikids CHOC House in the works

Clover Nutrikids recently announced that fundraising is on track for the purchasing and refurbishing of a sixth Clover Nutrikids CHOC House in Port Elizabeth...

5 Dec 2019

SA handcrafted gin Inverroche looks stateside with Charlize Theron
SA handcrafted gin Inverroche looks stateside with Charlize Theron

As part of its efforts to further expand its presence in the United States of America, South African handcrafted gin brand, Inverroche, has been hosting a series of exclusive events in New York City...

29 Nov 2019

MTN Foundation recognises non-profits for good M&E practice in sector
MTN Foundation recognises non-profits for good M&E practice in sector

This year, to encourage and reward good monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practice in the non-profit sector, MTN Foundation, in partnership with Trialogue, launched the MTN Awards for Social Change...

28 Nov 2019

Here's how SA companies distributed their collective R10.2bn CSI spend in 2019
Here's how SA companies distributed their collective R10.2bn CSI spend in 2019

According to findings from the latest edition of the Trialogue Business in Society Handbook, companies spent an estimated R10.2bn on CSI in South Africa in 2019...

27 Nov 2019

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation celebrates 15th anniversary through art
Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation celebrates 15th anniversary through art

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation, an independent public benefit organisation, has opened the doors to its public art exhibition, titled "On Main Road", to contribute uniquely to the national discussion on inequality...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 26 Nov 2019

Ozow implements 0% processing fees for NGOs
Ozow implements 0% processing fees for NGOs

South Africa has an estimated 120,000 registered non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and anywhere between 50,000 and 70,000 unregistered bodies. The constant battle for financial survival...

25 Nov 2019

Are prisons part of the problem or part of the solution?
Are prisons part of the problem or part of the solution?

Incarceration Nations Network in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted an interactive panel discussion unpacking to various stakeholders the problems associated with the current correctional services system...

Issued by OnPoint PR 21 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Changemakers working towards a sustainable, inclusive food system
#EntrepreneurMonth: Changemakers working towards a sustainable, inclusive food system

A group of social entrepreneurs just emerged from the first Oribi Village Food System Incubation Programme...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 20 Nov 2019

FNB engages township entrepreneurs during #GEW2019
FNB engages township entrepreneurs during #GEW2019

FNB is once again embarking on a series of interactive engagements with entrepreneurs across some of the country's biggest townships during Global Entrepreneurship Week (#GEW2019)...

20 Nov 2019

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Community developers gather with Facebook in Kenya

Facebook to host Leads of its Developer Circles from across SSA ahead of the Facebook iD8 Nairobi Conference...

19 Nov 2019

How can we grow female entrepreneurship in SA?
How can we grow female entrepreneurship in SA?

It's clear that the struggle continues for many South African women - specifically in the area of small business and entrepreneurship...

By Linda McClure 19 Nov 2019

Financial literacy and its power to change the SA's economic landscape
Financial literacy and its power to change the SA's economic landscape

"There are people who have money, and there are people who are rich." ...

By Henry Sebata 15 Nov 2019

Vote now in CLiP'S inaugural STOMP Awards
Vote now in CLiP'S inaugural STOMP Awards

Public voting in the inaugural Commonwealth Litter Programme's STOMP (Stamp Out Marine Plastic Pollution) Awards closes this Friday, 15 November...

15 Nov 2019

October outreach campaign benefits local NGOs
October outreach campaign benefits local NGOs

Throughout October, various charity organisations and NGOs across South Africa were the beneficiaries of the annual RE Cares Month...

Issued by LexisNexis 13 Nov 2019

Growing quality ECD centres in disadvantaged communities
Growing quality ECD centres in disadvantaged communities

The learning outcomes and experiences of school children are heavily influenced by the quality of their teachers. South Africa needs professional and experienced teachers who can truly make a difference, especially in the Early Childhood Development (ECD) sector...

11 Nov 2019

Non-profit organisations call for KZN head of social development to resign
Non-profit organisations call for KZN head of social development to resign

Non-profit organisations (NPOs) want the head of the KZN provincial Department of Social Development, Nokuthula Khanyile, to resign...

By Nompendulo Ngubane 8 Nov 2019

A beginner's guide to positive social impact
A beginner's guide to positive social impact

Let's talk about social impact. Businesses often don't know where to start when designing and implementing a strategy. They know they want to do good, but how should they go about it?..

By Keri-Leigh Paschal, Issued by Nation Builder 5 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Easy to use health records on the go
#EntrepreneurMonth: Easy to use health records on the go

We know that when it comes to your health information, you need your data on hand, as well as that of the ones you love...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 Nov 2019

Ocean Cleanup unveils floating waste interceptor
Ocean Cleanup unveils floating waste interceptor

Dutch non-profit organisation The Ocean Cleanup has unveiled its autonomous system removing plastic waste from the oceans. The system is also designed to collect plastic waste before it reaches oceans...

1 Nov 2019

Good NPO governance - how committed board members are key
Good NPO governance - how committed board members are key

The board is ultimately responsible for the governance of an NPO and can contribute to its success or failure...

31 Oct 2019

Social Enterprise World Forum, SAP partner in connecting organisations with technology, talent
Social Enterprise World Forum, SAP partner in connecting organisations with technology, talent

A major talking point at the recent Social Enterprise World Forum 2019 (SEWF) was the critical role social enterprises play in addressing many of the world's socio-economic challenges...

30 Oct 2019

Turn.io chat platform connects social impact organisations with audiences
Turn.io chat platform connects social impact organisations with audiences

Turn.io, a startup incubated by Praekelt.org, recently announced the launch of its chat platform for social impact...

25 Oct 2019

#FutureFit Yourself: The 5P's that will define the future shareholders' jobs
#FutureFit Yourself: The 5P's that will define the future shareholders' jobs

For businesses to thrive, it requires a shareholder that truly lives and breathes these 5P's; purpose, people, planet, privacy, and its profits...

By Carmen Murray 24 Oct 2019

Frances Ahene-Affoh.
Growing digital literacy in Africa

Meet the Ghanaian social enterprise driving digital literacy in one of Africa's fastest-growing economies...

22 Oct 2019

Tidying up their act for International Coastal Clean-Up
Tidying up their act for International Coastal Clean-Up

Fact: there are more than 51 trillion pieces of microplastic in our oceans - that's more than 500 times more than the number of stars in our galaxy...

Issued by SAICA 22 Oct 2019

More than money, social investment is about the heart
More than money, social investment is about the heart

Time after time, I found myself annoyed when the CSI department was considered merely to be where all the "goodhearted" people hung out...

By Charlene Lackay, Issued by Nation Builder 21 Oct 2019

TSIBA Business School as a new home
TSIBA Business School as a new home

TSIBA will be moving into new premises in January 2020; premises that will serve as a first-class and aspirational educational establishment for its students...

Issued by TSIBA 18 Oct 2019

Campaign to raise $10 million for anti-poaching technology to protect rhinos
Campaign to raise $10 million for anti-poaching technology to protect rhinos

PureWild Fund (PWF) has launched the Rhino Refuge Project, a global fundraising and awareness campaign to raise $10 million to protect South Africa's most vulnerable rhino populations...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 17 Oct 2019

How to bridge the financial gap for a good education
How to bridge the financial gap for a good education

91% of 1845 recently polled South Africans considered education key to their future success. 77% believed a qualification made people more employable. 92% believed their children would need more than one qualification to ensure gainful employment. These findings emerged from a recent survey commissioned by Goal Manager _Education.pdf Sanlam and executed by Ova to You...

16 Oct 2019

Entries open for SA's inaugural STOMP Awards
Entries open for SA's inaugural STOMP Awards

The STOMP Awards recognises and rewards individuals, civil society organisations, interest groups and youth that are taking action and making an impact on the reduction of marine plastic pollution in South Africa...

16 Oct 2019

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