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How Covid-19 has prompted an unprecedented global giving culture
How Covid-19 has prompted an unprecedented global giving cultureArticle

Covid-19 has laid bare the social divide. It's also prompted an unprecedented global giving culture, says Neptal Khoza, head: corporate social investment at Capitec Bank...

17 Mar 2021

New study: Middle-class South Africans charitably give away 35% of their monthly income
New study: Middle-class South Africans charitably give away 35% of their monthly incomeArticle

A new study published this week has revealed that charitable giving - to both individuals and charities - is widespread among middle-class South Africans...

20 Feb 2020

Redefining the way we give could drive greater social cohesion in SA
Redefining the way we give could drive greater social cohesion in SAArticle

Social cohesion is imperative to addressing the deep-seated issues that divide South Africans, especially in a country as unequal as ours, says Professor Jonathan Jansen...

Sindy Peters 7 Nov 2019

UJ launches online mentoring network for graduates
UJ launches online mentoring network for graduatesArticle

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) recently introduced a high-tech platform to drive engagement among its alumni, with the aim of enabling graduates to leverage on the power of mentoring services that the University provides...

4 Sep 2019

Cape Town Carnival inspires culture of giving back and community service
Cape Town Carnival inspires culture of giving back and community serviceArticle

While the Cape Town Carnival's year-long programme will culminate in a one-night spectacular on 16 March 2019...

31 Dec 2018

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust encourages the habit of giving back
Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust encourages the habit of giving backArticle

"On what would have been Nelson Mandela's centenary, we encourage all South Africans to take the spirit of giving back beyond 67 minutes and into their everyday lives," says Donné Nicol, Chief Executive Officer at the Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 30 Jul 2018

Kate Shepherd, founding owner and creative director of Something Different.
#WomensMonth: Kate Shepherd on doing Something DifferentArticle

Kate Shepherd is one of those accomplished individuals who seems to have been born ready to succeed. She's founding owner and creative director of Something Different, a décor and design business in the events industry that she started in a home office when she was just 18, confident at having spotted an unfilled niche in the wedding market...

Leigh Andrews 7 Aug 2017

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust Awards
Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust AwardsArticle

The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) recently hosted its third annual awards ceremony in Johannesburg to honour its bursary students for excellence in academics, leadership and community service...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 5 May 2016

SA employees need wellness programmes before depression sets in
SA employees need wellness programmes before depression sets inArticle

The reactive management of employee wellness has to go, as South Africans live in a highly stressful, complicated society...

7 Aug 2015

African philanthropists push for prosperity
African philanthropists push for prosperityArticle

Last July, US President Barack Obama set the spark for his Power Africa programme that will help sub-Saharan African countries build power production and transmission projects and double their electricity access. President Obama announced in Cape Town, South Africa, his plan to mobilise US$16-billion for investments that will generate 10,000 megawatts of electricity.

Kingsley Ighobor 19 Dec 2013

Ideas to honour 67 years of service on Mandela DayArticle

Christel House in Ottery, Cape Town is a school that is turning around lives with its dedication to breaking the cycle of poverty. For Mandela Day, it is encouraging the citizens of Cape Town to support the school, not only monetarily but also through volunteerism.

12 Jul 2013

Celebrating central South African heroesArticle

To commemorate the legacy of Madiba on 18 July, OFM will hand over the airwaves to central South African heroes when they will share stories of their selfless service with listeners.

Issued by OFM Radio 9 Jul 2013

Suiting up for social change
Suiting up for social changeArticle

5 for Change recently held its second annual black tie fundraising event in Cape Town, introducing five social enterprises to many of the city's young professionals.

Sindy Peters 28 May 2013

"Grab every opportunity": Google SA's CEO
"Grab every opportunity": Google SA's CEOArticle

Luke Mckend, Stellenbosch University (SU) alumnus and head of Google SA, told students and alumni of Stellenbosch University that timing is everything; to choose their opportunities; and to make the best of everyone "as you never know how they can change your life".

16 May 2013

Inyathelo Philanthropy Symposium has top US speakerArticle

The Inyathelo Philanthropy Symposium, which takes place in Cape Town on 13 February 2012, will feature Chris Page, senior vice president for donor services at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) in New York. He will address South African banks and wealth management services companies on how best to support their clients' philanthropic activities.

27 Jan 2012

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