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South African Musician plans groundbreaking international swim in support of local music school

South African Musician plans groundbreaking international swim in support of local music school

Carina Bruwer, internationally renowned contemporary flute player and founding member of the multiple award-winning instrumental group Sterling EQ, will attempt to swim approximately 22km from Nice (France), past Monte…

Engen Welgemoed continues to support Alta du Toit Aftercare Centre

Engen Welgemoed continues to support Alta du Toit Aftercare Centre

Engen Welgemoed handed over a cheque for R15 000 to the Alta du Toit Aftercare Centre at the recent “Big Charity Concert”.The Alta du Toit Aftercare Centre provides physical…

Durban Fashion Fair 2018 tackles youth unemployment through entrepreneurship

Durban Fashion Fair 2018 tackles youth unemployment through entrepreneurship

The revitalisation of Durban’s fashion industry could be the ultimate rags to riches story and the annual Durban Fashion Fair (DFF), which is hosted by the eThekwini Municipality, could…

Legacy of Sandi, Blooms and Grows at Afrika Tikkun

Legacy of Sandi, Blooms and Grows at Afrika Tikkun

The Garden to Kindergarten programme that kicked off Friday, 31 August at Afrika Tikkun’s Centre in Orange Farm celebrates the life of Sandi Jacobson. In memory of their dear…

Youth Potential South Africa – YOUPSA supports National Book Week in the Gamtoos Valley

Youth Potential South Africa – YOUPSA supports National Book Week in the Gamtoos Valley

It is National Book Week from 3 – 9 September! To celebrate this occasion ‘Youth Potential South Africa – YOUPSA’ is launching a Book Buddies Programme in partnership with…

Clicks gives back to local charity as part of its 50th birthday

Clicks gives back to local charity as part of its 50th birthday

Clicks store staff and management visited Tembisa Child and Family Welfare Society in Tembisa, Gauteng on August 17th and assisted them by donating R5000 worth of Clicks products including baby…

Clover Mamas reunite for a quilting course

Clover Mamas reunite for a quilting course

Quilters of Clover Mama Afrika, Clovers CSI project, recently reunited for a four-day quilting course with Rachel du Toit in Centurion. The training course was to teach the Mamas…

Previously unemployed women thrive as scarce skill butchers

Previously unemployed women thrive as scarce skill butchers

Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, the not-for-profit social enterprise with extensive experience in building solutions to solve the youth unemployment challenge, continues to build out-the-box, scalable programmes…

Uber and Soul City Institute raises young women’s voices through social media

Uber and Soul City Institute raises young women’s voices through social media

On Friday 27 July, Uber partnered with Soul City Institute for Social Justice to co-host a youth event for young women to implement the Raising Young Women and Girls…

Serving up training to grow the coffee Buzz

Serving up training to grow the coffee Buzz

South Africa has a shortage of good Baristas. That’s why The Daily Buzz, which operates 12 coffee bars in corporate locations across Gauteng and an in-house coffee roastery…

Justice System Set to Improve with Donation from 1st For Women

Justice System Set to Improve with Donation from 1st For Women

A 2017 report titled Rape Justice in South Africa, by the Medical Research Council on behalf of the National Prosecuting Authority, revealed that only 8% of reported rapes result in…

Creating Greater Accessibility and Assisting Disability Through Technology

Creating Greater Accessibility and Assisting Disability Through Technology

Afrika Tikkun is a global not-for-profit organisation working to develop, empower and support the youth of South Africa in disadvantaged communities in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Their intention…