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School for the mentally handicapped scores big

School for the mentally handicapped scores big

Clicks store staff and management visited Amari School for the mentally handicapped in Welkom on 7 August and assisted them by donating medical supplies and toiletries. This forms part of…

Women power at Engen prepares to pay it forward

Women power at Engen prepares to pay it forward

Nhlokomo Mhlophe has made significant strides to realise her ambition of becoming a “strong, independent black woman”.     Now, thanks to her place in Engen’s Graduate Development Programme…

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 Siyabonga Caring Village situated just outside of Vredenburg and assisted them by donating Clicks adult diapers, baby diapers, toiletries, dental products, shampoo, handwash and…

Child Protection – A Year-Round Call To Action

Child Protection – A Year-Round Call To Action

Looking back at National Child Protection Week, the need for all sectors of South African society to perpetually mobilise, care for and protect children as the most vulnerable members of…

Shoprite bringing much-needed relief following escalating petrol price

Shoprite bringing much-needed relief following escalating petrol price

As South Africans brace themselves for yet another petrol price increase to a record R16 a litre, the Shoprite Group is working hard to keep prices low and subsidise prices…

Reach for Recovery and Dr Justus Apffelstaedt: Supporting patients in the breast cancer journey

Reach for Recovery and Dr Justus Apffelstaedt: Supporting patients in the breast cancer journey

The former Head of the Tygerberg Breast Clinic, Doctor Justus Apffelstaedt is collaborating with the national non-profit breast cancer support group Reach for Recovery to raise awareness and funds…

Metrobus drivers save abandoned baby boy

Metrobus drivers save abandoned baby boy

(Johannesburg) – Two Metrobus drivers rescued an abandoned baby boy from the streets of the Johannesburg CBD after noticing his mother’s suspicious behaviour.   Samuel Phumane and Mashudu…

Grahamstown community pulls together to prepare their town for Festival

Grahamstown community pulls together to prepare their town for Festival

GRAHAMSTOWN – The 44th National Arts Festival will open on 28 June and the citizens of Grahamstown have rolled up their sleeves to get the town ready for a stream of…

Subz Pants and Pads’ Facilitator Thabete Changing Girls’ Lives One School at a Time

Subz Pants and Pads’ Facilitator Thabete Changing Girls’ Lives One School at a Time

Although Nokwazi Thabethe will admit to harbouring a few nerves on her first day as a facilitator for Project Dignity – the NPO extension of Subz Pants and Pads – after a…

Shoprite supports female community champions

Shoprite supports female community champions

A community in rural Limpopo is celebrating following a partnership that resulted in a fully resourced creche, better-equipped carers and good nutrition for preschoolers.     The partnership between…

Moving South Africa forward: a focus on child protection

Moving South Africa forward: a focus on child protection

Afrika Tikkun’s year-long Memeza Bazokuzwa campaign focuses on child protection as they use National Child Protection Week to reinforce the message of the child’s rights to speak…

Pietermaritzburg woman feeds up to 150 gogos out of her own pocket

Pietermaritzburg woman feeds up to 150 gogos out of her own pocket

Grace Mnikathi of Willowfontein, Pietermaritzburg, feeds up to 150 elderly people in her five-roomed mud home twice a week, with no funding from the authorities.     Mnikathi sells…