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#CSIMonth: Mimi Women seeks to close the gap between women and economic independence
#CSIMonth: Mimi Women seeks to close the gap between women and economic independence

Ramona Kasavan is the founder of social enterprise Mimi Women - an organisation that aims to help keep South African girls in school by providing sanitary pads in rural parts of South Africa. It also empowers unemployed women by equipping them with entrepreneurial skills via its Empower Me programme.

By Sindy Peters 19 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#CSIMonth: How a little can go a long way in helping SA's vulnerable children thrive
#CSIMonth: How a little can go a long way in helping SA's vulnerable children thrive

Over the six years since its inception, KFC's Add Hope initiative has managed to raise R387m, partnering with 137 beneficiary organisations to feed over 120,000 children across South Africa...

By Sindy Peters 18 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

L-R: Mercia Mserumule, Edcon executive for CSI & Sustainability; Tina Thiart, director of the 1000 Women Trust; and Phindi Gule, marketing and communications director of Edcon.
#CSIMonth: Orange is the new black at Edgars

After running successful pilots in both Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, Edgars recently launched its UNiTE Orange Day campaign in the Western Cape...

By Sindy Peters 7 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#AfricaMonth: Africa progressing towards sustainable healthcare
#AfricaMonth: Africa progressing towards sustainable healthcare

Leaders in the healthcare sector will meet at the seventh annual Africa Health Exhibition & Congress, 7-9 June 2017, at the Gallagher Convention Centre...

By Sindy Peters 12 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#BrandManagerMonth: CANSA, spreading a message of hope
#BrandManagerMonth: CANSA, spreading a message of hope

With an 85-year history, the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) brand is firmly entrenched in South African society...

By Sindy Peters 29 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#DesignMonth: Clover Mama Afrika focuses on empowerment, sustainability
#DesignMonth: Clover Mama Afrika focuses on empowerment, sustainability

What started off as a humble project 13 years ago has blossomed into Clover's flagship CSI programme...

By Sindy Peters 16 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#UrbanHealth: Collaboration key in achieving SDGs, New Urban Agenda
#UrbanHealth: Collaboration key in achieving SDGs, New Urban Agenda

Collaboration between the urban development and health sectors is key to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Habitat's New Urban Agenda...

By Sindy Peters 10 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Not all fun and games at The Great Pillow Fight
Not all fun and games at The Great Pillow Fight

On 12 November, The Great Pillow Fight took place at the College of Cape Town, Crawford Campus in Athlone...

By Robin Fredericks 16 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

JAM SA launches 'Real Amazing' campaign
JAM SA launches 'Real Amazing' campaign

Launched in 2005, JAM South Africa now supports more than 1,700 early childhood development (ECD) centres across seven provinces...

By Sindy Peters 20 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Paula Barnard
#WomensMonth: Embracing and celebrating gender differences

Paula Barnard forms part of the leadership at the helm of World Vision South Africa...

By Sindy Peters 12 Aug 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Gisele Gurgel, marketing director of Tetra Pak South Africa and John Strömblad, MD of Tetra Pak South Africa
Milk for change

UNICEF studies have found that short-term hunger affects a child's ability to learn. By investing in a child's nutrition you not only feed that child, but in the longer term benefit the country's economy. A glass of milk provides high quality protein and micronutrients in an easily absorbed form...

By Danette Breitenbach 22 Apr 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#CommerceMonth: A social enterprise model that's 100% for good
#CommerceMonth: A social enterprise model that's 100% for good

Relate Bracelets has raised over R33m in the 12 years since its inception...

By Sindy Peters 14 Apr 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#BrandManagerMonth: Bronwyn Feldwick-Davis of Reach For A Dream
#BrandManagerMonth: Bronwyn Feldwick-Davis of Reach For A Dream

With Brand Manager Month drawing to a close, we chatted to Bronwyn Feldwick-Davis, national marketing and communications manager of the Reach For A Dream Foundation, about brand management in the child welfare sector...

By Sindy Peters 31 Mar 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

CSI that makes a real difference
CSI that makes a real difference

Globalisation, connectivity, and common interests are uniting formerly unrelated groups. But how do you manage reputation in the fast-moving context of digital media...

By Jeff Nemeth 28 Jan 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Young women are lobbying government for youth friendly clinics.
The right way to deal with teenage pregnancies

A recent article decried the dilemma of teenage pregnancy in South Africa. The article apportioned blame to the fact that schools don't teach the Bible...

By Catherine van Schoor 2 Oct 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Breathing life into renewables
Breathing life into renewables

Founder and CEO of Quercus Investment Partners, Diego Biasi, believes that doing business should equate to doing good - for the environment and those less fortunate...

By Nicci Botha 16 Sep 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Partnerships can rectify school sanitation horrors
Partnerships can rectify school sanitation horrors

A recent exposé published in a South African daily newspaper and featured on the front page as "School Toilets of Shame", revealed the horrific truth about sanitation in Gauteng schools - in most cases there isn't any...

By Peter Cowan 2 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Huggies hands over Kia Sportage to first winner
Huggies hands over Kia Sportage to first winner

Friday, 3 October 2014 is a day Steven Lakay from Swellendam will never forget. He became the lucky owner of a Kia Sportage 2.0L Ignite after entering the Huggies Dry Comfort competition.

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 Oct 2014

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