‘Secret student’ pushes his way to engineering success

For six days a week, Steven Arendse performed the modest job of trolley attendant for a supermarket to support his family...

Bay baby receives gift of hearing from kindhearted team of specialists

An 18-month-old Port Elizabeth toddler experienced the wonder of sound for the first time after a pro bono cochlear implant procedure.

Forest Whitaker sows seeds of peace in Cape Town ganglands

Award-winning Hollywood actor Forest Whitaker has launched a peace initiative in South Africa to help uplift the youth.

From beggar to petrol attendant in one act of kindness

Sibongiseni Nkosi no longer has to beg for food or small change. Now when motorists approach him at the Engen petrol...

Good Samaritan donates R120k to forgotten Robben Island freedom fighters

An anonymous donor has pledged R120,000 towards a crowdfunding campaign to alleviate the plight of former Robben Island prisoners who have...

Children enjoy ride of a lifetime at Gold Reef City Theme...

October saw 200 children from disadvantaged backgrounds being treated to a fun 'roller coaster day' at the popular amusement park in...

Cake angels whip up sweet birthday surprises for those in need

For many people, a cake and candles are a given when celebrating one's birthday. Yet, some South African children have never...

SA program aims to equip kids for the future by helping...

Co-founded in 2015 by entrepreneurial educationalist Lisa Illingworth, the FNB-backed FutureProofSA program has instilled entrepreneurial skills in over 600 pupils...

SA charity donates 100,000 bicycles to underprivileged pupils over 14 years

A South African charity has undertaken to tackle an educational stumbling block that many disadvantaged pupils face daily – the long...
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This dedicated Atteridgeville aunt turned to baking to help put her...

An Atteridgeville woman has gone out of her way to support her niece’s dreams of taking to the skies by baking...

Hospital staff surprise teenager with her own matric farewell

A Port Elizabeth teenager got to switch her hospital gown for a beautiful dress thanks to the caring doctors and nurses...

SA teen wins international photography award for rhino photo

A South African teenager has won a prestigious environmental photographic award for his powerful photo of a rhino dehorning.