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How can donors invest with a post-Covid-19 world in mind?
How can donors invest with a post-Covid-19 world in mind?

Nedbank Private Wealth has won multiple awards for its philanthropic advice and has published The Giving Report, a snapshot of giving practices among South Africa's wealthy, since 2010.

By Noxolo Hlongwane, Issued by Trialogue 23 hours ago

Mandela Day in a time of social distancing: 5 ways to make a virtual difference
Mandela Day in a time of social distancing: 5 ways to make a virtual difference

Covid-19 put inequality in the spotlight. With millions of people without jobs and forced into poverty, the work of NGOs has never been more crucial. And there has never been a more crucial time to help them.

By Joanne van der Walt 1 day ago

ChangeMakersHub invites businesses to join its Mandela Day initiative
ChangeMakersHub invites businesses to join its Mandela Day initiative

As part of its Mandela Day initiative, tech-enabled, non-profit organisation ChangeMakersHub is inviting 30 businesses to donate R5,000 each, which it will then match to buy over 15 tons of ingredients to distribute 67,000 meals.

1 day ago

How Ladles of Love makes millions of meals during lockdown
How Ladles of Love makes millions of meals during lockdown

Sacks of potatoes, onions, lentils and other produce are stacked on the numerous pallets covering the floor of the Sun Exhibits at the GrandWest Casino. Loaves of bread are put into crates stacked head high. People make way for the forklifts that help move the pallets out of the 2,700 square metre space that was once used for entertainment.

By Ashraf Hendricks 1 day ago

#BizUnity: How UCook's paying it forward as partners feel the pinch
#BizUnity: How UCook's paying it forward as partners feel the pinch

'Together apart' has been the global rallying call as humanity unites in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, and South African meal-kit delivery company UCook, through a number of its initiatives, has stepped up in answer.

By Sindy Peters 10 Jul 2020

Electric vehicles could add to carbon emissions and load shedding: but there's a solution
Electric vehicles could add to carbon emissions and load shedding: but there's a solution

South Africa has the highest emission intensity in the G20 group of industrialised and developing countries. This threatens its commitment to help slow global warming. This disproportionate contribution is driven by the country's coal-dependent national electricity utility, Eskom.

By MJ (Thinus) Booysen and Mark Apperley 10 Jul 2020

IIE's Varsity College student volunteer body spreads love virtually
IIE's Varsity College student volunteer body spreads love virtually

The IIE's Varsity College student volunteer body VC Cares and its Bachelor of Education students have not been able to engage in their usual community outreach activities due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Some of these activities included regular visits to homes and shelters where the volunteers read to children and the elderly.

9 Jul 2020

Looking at Covid-19 through a gender lens
Looking at Covid-19 through a gender lens

Our world has undoubtedly been changed forever by the Covid-19 pandemic, as all efforts are focused on slowing down the increase and mitigating the impact of this silent enemy that has spread across the world like wildfire. Not only have there been many lives lost, but there have also been many businesses and millions of jobs impacted, which in turn directly affects millions of families.

By Geraldine Matchaba 9 Jul 2020

Brights Hardware, Ryobi Tools donate R190,000 in power tools to Learn to Earn
Brights Hardware, Ryobi Tools donate R190,000 in power tools to Learn to Earn

Brights Hardware, in partnership with Ryobi Tools, has donated R190,000 worth of brand new power tools to Learn to Earn, a non-profit skills development and job creation organisation.

9 Jul 2020

Shoprite donates care packages to Western Cape health department
Shoprite donates care packages to Western Cape health department

As part of its efforts in supporting the most vulnerable in their fight against Covid-19, the Shoprite Group donated 250 care packs containing hygiene essentials and a warm blanket to the Western Cape Department of Health late last month.

8 Jul 2020

FNB, The Unlimited Child partner in distributing masks in KZN
FNB, The Unlimited Child partner in distributing masks in KZN

As part of the KZN Maskathon initiative, FNB and RMB are facilitating the donation of masks to 80,000 families from vulnerable communities of the province.

8 Jul 2020

Lower or no rates for 11 new property categories
Lower or no rates for 11 new property categories

The City of Cape Town has added 11 new property categories, implemented from 1 July 2020, for rates relief, enabling lower or no rates to be charged for non-profit organisations (NPOs) and other charitable property owners.

8 Jul 2020

Housing crisis more complex than it seems
Housing crisis more complex than it seems

The outrage over the recent violent eviction of a naked Bulelani Qholani from his shack in eThembeni near Empolweni, Khayelitsha, on 1 July by the City of Cape Town's Anti-Land Invasion Unit (ALIU), will fade in time. Many more evictions will happen, and the dignity and rights of many more people will be violated if we do not look at the broader picture, and address the root causes of these human rights violations.

By Jens Horber 7 Jul 2020

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