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Miss Soweto donates 120 pairs of school shoes, stationery packs to Rena Le Lona Creative Centre for Children in Soweto
Miss Soweto donates 120 pairs of school shoes, stationery packs to Rena Le Lona Creative Centre for Children in SowetoArticle

Children from the Rena Le Lona Creative Centre for Children received 120 pairs of school shoes and stationery packs from Miss Soweto Thobile Steyn...

Issued by OnPoint PR 22 Apr 2021

Zaid Adams appointed chairperson of StreetSmart SA
Zaid Adams appointed chairperson of StreetSmart SAArticle

Seasoned hospitality professional Zaid Adams has been appopinted chairperson of StreetSmart SA, an organisation dedicated to helping vulnerable children rebuild their lives...

12 Apr 2021

Miss Soweto school charity drive
Miss Soweto school charity driveArticle

Reigning Miss Soweto Thobile Steyn knows first-hand what it feels like to not be able to start the school year on the right footing...

Issued by OnPoint PR 10 Mar 2021

An inclusive, empowered society: Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation is working to get it right
An inclusive, empowered society: Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation is working to get it rightArticle

For the Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation, progress in education and enterprise development is the most direct means of improving the quality of life for South Africa's people and advancing the foundation's purpose to develop an inclusive and empowered society...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 11 Feb 2021

New to motherhood in Covid-19 times
New to motherhood in Covid-19 timesArticle

As with pregnancy, nutrition is a particular focus of postpartum care. New mothers need the support to recover from the rigours of pregnancy and childbirth so that they can cope well with the different challenges presented by infant care...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 11 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemployment
#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemploymentArticle

There are many factors affecting the global youth unemployment crisis. Tackling the situation starts with offering equal access to quality education...

Gabriel Hamuy 6 Jan 2021

Willowton and Sanzaf reach out to help vulnerable babies after devastating fire at Masiphumelele, Cape Town
Willowton and Sanzaf reach out to help vulnerable babies after devastating fire at Masiphumelele, Cape TownArticle

Willowton Group donates R300,000 to provide baby essentials for fire victims...

Issued by Willowton Group 5 Jan 2021

Faithful to Nature collaborates with SA creators to support NPO The Zoe Project
Faithful to Nature collaborates with SA creators to support NPO The Zoe ProjectArticle

Faithful to Nature unveils its first exclusive festive collaboration entitled the Artists' Collection. The collaboration is a partnership with local artists and designers to support The Zoe Project, a Cape-based non-profit organisation (NPO) that provides care and support to vulnerable children, mothers and pregnant women...

15 Dec 2020

Ford partners with YFM, donates R500,000 to Save the Children
Ford partners with YFM, donates R500,000 to Save the ChildrenArticle

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has dedicated extensive resources to assist communities and humanitarian organisations involved in helping the most vulnerable members of our society...

Issued by YFM 99.2 14 Dec 2020

#MarketingMasterminds: Mondelez | Cadbury Dairy Milk | Generosity campaign
#MarketingMasterminds: Mondelez | Cadbury Dairy Milk | Generosity campaignArticle

This month's Marketing Mastermind is Alanta Moodley, category brand manager at Mondelez International. She discusses the Cadbury Dairy Milk Generosity campaign...

Issued by Facebook 23 Nov 2020

Celebrating responsible tourism with African Bush Camps
Celebrating responsible tourism with African Bush CampsArticle

World Responsible Tourism Day (6 November) and World Safari Day (25 November) are soon approaching. These occasions recognise businesses and destinations that work to educate, inspire and improve the world through the power if tourism.

4 Nov 2020

Have our politicians forgotten the legal principle of common cause?
Have our politicians forgotten the legal principle of common cause?Article

Government has said it is prioritising an economic recovery and fiscal consolidation and that the social compact agreed to between government, business, labour and civil society will prioritise short-term measures to support the economy...

Andrea Rademeyer, Issued by Ask Afrika 4 Nov 2020

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation showcases the impact of partnerships in creating social change
Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation showcases the impact of partnerships in creating social changeArticle

For any development endeavour, there is always a need for accountability, and, in most cases, this comes in form of an answer to the question, "Did this make a difference?" For Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation, the answer to that question is held in its 15-year Impact Report, which was launched during a reflective and insightful webinar discussion on 22 October titled 'Impact through Partnership'...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 3 Nov 2020

People wait for care at a Kenyan clinic. Photo by Wendy Stone/Corbis via Getty Images
Why Kenya's pro-poor health financing reforms miss their markArticle

Kenya has made several reforms in recent years intended to expand health service coverage to a wider population, and with a specific focus on the poor, and to reduce financial hardship due to healthcare costs...

Edwine Barasa & Evelyn Kabia 23 Oct 2020

Learn to Live School of Skills shares insights on project-based learning
Learn to Live School of Skills shares insights on project-based learningArticle

During the recent virtual World Education Week conference, 100 schools from across the globe addressed different topics related to the 'new normal' and learning in the 21st century...

19 Oct 2020

Do More Foundation sets ambitious target for World Food Day 2020
Do More Foundation sets ambitious target for World Food Day 2020Article

While the lockdown regulations have eased, the hunger pandemic in South Africa continues to grow, according to Do More Foundation executive and trustee Warren Farrer...

7 Oct 2020

NSFAS receives over 160,000 student applications
NSFAS receives over 160,000 student applicationsArticle

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received more than 160,536 applications from students seeking funding for 2021, since the opening date for funding applications on 3 August 2020...

7 Sep 2020

FoodForward SA highlights integral role of women in food security, distribution
FoodForward SA highlights integral role of women in food security, distributionArticle

According to the National Income Dynamic Study's (NIDS-CRAM) Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey, 2 million women were left unemployed in South Africa between February and April this year...

28 Aug 2020

SA businesses, individuals can support NPOs through Gap Fund
SA businesses, individuals can support NPOs through Gap FundArticle

Established by The Mergon Group in March 2020 to help South Africa's beleaguered non-profit organisations (NPOs), the Gap Fund has already raised more than R7m from private funders...

26 Aug 2020

Smile Foundation calls for support amid backlog of child surgeries
Smile Foundation calls for support amid backlog of child surgeriesArticle

The Smile Foundation is calling on the South African public for urgent support in providing care to patients and their families, as well as in addressing the growing backlog of children in need of surgery as soon as it is deemed safe...

14 Aug 2020

4,000 orphans, vulnerable children receive 35 tonnes of critical supplies and protective equipment with the support of the Nahana Foundation
4,000 orphans, vulnerable children receive 35 tonnes of critical supplies and protective equipment with the support of the Nahana FoundationArticle

A total of 35 tonnes of food, essential household items, sanitisers and masks - equivalent to 1,800 care parcels - were delivered to more than 3,800 orphaned and vulnerable children and their caregivers in Ga-Dikgale to coincide with #MandelaDay2020...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 22 Jul 2020

FoodForward SA's expanded network reaching under-served communities across SA
FoodForward SA's expanded network reaching under-served communities across SAArticle

Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, food redistribution charity FoodForward SA has successfully distributed more than 4,000 tonnes of food to vulnerable communities...

20 Jul 2020

UNICEF SA - Let's reimagine a better South Africa this Mandela Month
UNICEF SA - Let's reimagine a better South Africa this Mandela MonthArticle

This Mandela Month, UNICEF SA's #Pledge-67 campaign is honouring Madiba's legacy in the fight against the long-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by Prebo Digital 16 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: How tending a food garden lends to greater food security
#BizUnity: How tending a food garden lends to greater food securityArticle

The MAMAS Alliance CSI Agency, together with Food and Trees for Africa (FTFA), are embracing the well-known "Give a man a fish" proverb, connecting corporates with grassroots NGOs to start or strengthen community market gardens...

Sindy Peters 6 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: How tending a food garden lends to food securityArticle

The MAMAS Alliance CSI Agency, together with Food and Trees for Africa (FTFA), are embracing the well-known "Give a man a fish" proverb, connecting corporates with grassroots NGOs to start or strengthen community market gardens...

Issued by 6 Jul 2020

Safeguarding our communities through the Covid-19 pandemic
Safeguarding our communities through the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

Financial leaders are at a tipping point. The choices they are making today will become the bedrock of the industry for years to come...

Olga Arara-Kimani 6 Jul 2020

FCB Joburg/Hellocomputer group MD Thabang Skwambane one of world's 'most creative'
FCB Joburg/Hellocomputer group MD Thabang Skwambane one of world's 'most creative'Article

Adweek has included one of South Africa's leading admen - group managing director of FCB Joburg and Hellocomputer - Thabang Skwambane on its 2020 Creative 100 Honour Roll...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 11 Jun 2020

#UnsungHeroes: Dipuo Ngxata of Mosaic SA
#UnsungHeroes: Dipuo Ngxata of Mosaic SAArticle

It's estimated that in 2018 there were 2.7 million children orphaned in South Africa, most of them living in abject poverty with no care, love or hope for a better future...

Ilse van den Berg 10 Jun 2020

Unicef South Africa joins hands with Prebo Digital
Unicef South Africa joins hands with Prebo DigitalArticle

In December 2019, Unicef South Africa joined Prebo Digital's client list with a specific vision and strategy to grow their brand online and increase donor support...

Issued by Prebo Digital 9 Jun 2020

Free State ordered to pay NPOs R120m in outstanding subsidies
Free State ordered to pay NPOs R120m in outstanding subsidiesArticle

The Free State High Court has ordered the provincial government to pay non-profit organisations caring for children, the frail and elderly, more than R120m in outstanding subsidies...

Tania Broughton 26 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: 'Dine in. Do good!' with local NGO StreetSmart
#LockdownLessons: 'Dine in. Do good!' with local NGO StreetSmartArticle

Melanie Burke, chairman of StreetSmart South Africa, shares her lockdown lessons and how StreetSmart is navigating the lockdown in stages by keeping hope alive and preparing for the new normal...

Sindy Peters 21 May 2020

#UnsungHeroes: Karin Schermbrucker of Slingshot Media
#UnsungHeroes: Karin Schermbrucker of Slingshot MediaArticle

"For too long people have been concerned with what we do, as if that can explain who we are. I am a wife, a mother, a storyteller, a light chaser, and a lover of people. My camera is hopefully an extension of who I am," says Karin Schermbrucker...

Ilse van den Berg 13 May 2020

The Sponsors of Brave campaign - 7th nominee - Doctor Hugo Tempelman
The Sponsors of Brave campaign - 7th nominee - Doctor Hugo TempelmanArticle

Through his clinic, Ndlovu Care Group, Hugo is known in the area as a generous and compassionate pillar of hope and strength...

Issued by The SpaceStation 29 Apr 2020

Woolworths allocates over R34m towards Covid-19 response
Woolworths allocates over R34m towards Covid-19 responseArticle

Woolworths has announced a commitment of over R34m to support a variety of initiatives to meet the challenges of the Covid-19 crisis in South Africa...

22 Apr 2020

#UnsungHeroes: Gloria Nkosi of Hope Worldwide SA
#UnsungHeroes: Gloria Nkosi of Hope Worldwide SAArticle

Our beloved Tata Madiba said that, "History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children." Perhaps just pause and read that again...

Ilse van den Berg 22 Apr 2020

Pick n Pay launches 'Feed the Nation' relief fund
Pick n Pay launches 'Feed the Nation' relief fundArticle

Pick n Pay has established a 'Feed the Nation' relief fund to provide food and basic hygiene essentials to the most vulnerable during the lockdown period...

9 Apr 2020

FoodForward SA bumps up food support operation amid Covid-19 crisis
FoodForward SA bumps up food support operation amid Covid-19 crisisArticle

Following its R50m appeal in response to the Covid-19 lockdown, non-profit food redistribution organisation FoodForward SA has received over R11m in financial and food donation support...

2 Apr 2020

FoodForward SA makes R50m appeal to help up-scale its reach during Covid-19 lockdown
FoodForward SA makes R50m appeal to help up-scale its reach during Covid-19 lockdownArticle

FoodForward SA has launched a R50m appeal to extend its outreach footprint and get food to a wider network in order to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

25 Mar 2020

Adopt-a-School Foundation commemorates School Health Week at Meriti Secondary School
Adopt-a-School Foundation commemorates School Health Week at Meriti Secondary SchoolArticle

Adopt-a-School Foundation is facilitating a Health, Sanitation and Sexual Education Programme at Meriti Secondary School starting on 4 March 2020, as part of its Social Welfare drive during School Health Week...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 9 Mar 2020

Federer-Nadal charity showdown sets tennis world record in SA
Federer-Nadal charity showdown sets tennis world record in SAArticle

The crown of more than 51,945 people at this past weekend's Match in Africa - which saw Roger Federer take on Rafael Nadal in a charity match in Cape Town - set a new world record for the largest attendance at a tennis match...

10 Feb 2020

High Court hands down groundbreaking judgment on the right to basic education
High Court hands down groundbreaking judgment on the right to basic educationArticle

The Eastern Cape Division of the High Court in Grahamstown recently handed down a groundbreaking judgment upholding the right to education of undocumented children...

Jacquie Cassette and Tricia Erasmus 6 Feb 2020

The Joekels journey: 25 years in tea
The Joekels journey: 25 years in teaArticle

In 25 years, South African tea company Joekels has developed from a small business housed in a garage into a category leader with seven different tea brands...

31 Jan 2020

Children who experience multiple forms of malnutrition are at the greatest risk of early death. JLwarehouse/Shutterstock
Millions of malnourished children in West and Central Africa have been overlooked by UN estimates - new dataArticle

Four years ago the United Nations (UN) members states created a list of international development targets, known as the Sustainable Development Goals....

Marco Pomati & Shailen Nandy 15 Nov 2019

Mamas Alliance's PowerGirls. All images supplied.
#FairnessFirst: Transforming SA's most vulnerable into outspoken PowerGirls change agentsArticle

With International Day of the Girl recently marked in celebrating the achievement of girls worldwide, we're putting the spotlight on the local PowerGirls seven-year programme, which aims to transform vulnerable South African girls into outspoken and powerful young women, capable of becoming change agents within their communities...

Leigh Andrews 18 Oct 2019

Many families in the DRC can’t routinely access preventive services. Shutterstock
Outbreaks of measles: compounding challenges in the DRCArticle

An outbreak of measles that began in early 2019 in the southeast corner of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has now spread to all 26 provinces. Over 180,000 cases and more than 3,000 deaths have been reported...

Matthew Ferrari 8 Oct 2019

Image: World Health Organisation
Malawi races towards global HIV targetsArticle

Malawi registers 34,000 new HIV infections annually, with young people making up 50% of the infections...

WATIPASO MZUNGU 14 Aug 2019

SSP high school scholarships - applications closing soon
SSP high school scholarships - applications closing soonArticle

The Student Sponsorship Programme (SSP) is on the lookout for Grade 6 learners from low-income homes to apply for a five-year SSP scholarship to attend one of the programmes 25 partner schools. Applicants should be no older than 12, with marks of 70% and above in Maths, Science and English...

14 Aug 2019

Empowering parents to enable breastfeeding
Empowering parents to enable breastfeedingArticle

You may think: 'It's not my baby, it's not my problem'; or 'I am so uncomfortable, I have a right not to have a breastfeeding mom near me!' You would be wrong on both accounts...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 6 Aug 2019

Hoteliers roll up sleeves for children on Mandela Day
Hoteliers roll up sleeves for children on Mandela DayArticle

City Lodge Hotel Group marked Mandela Day on 18 July in Johannesburg with a team effort of 15 hotels coming together to refurbish parts of the New Jerusalem Children's Home in Midrand...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 6 Aug 2019

Tastic aims to ease food insecurity this Mandela Month
Tastic aims to ease food insecurity this Mandela MonthArticle

Tastic Rice has stated the goal to provide enough rice to pack 5 million meals for families in need in South Africa this year. The brand's partnership with the NPO Rise Against Hunger...

12 Jul 2019

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