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The Friends of Valkenberg Trust collaborates with staff at Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital to promote the recovery of people with serious mental illnesses. This vital work means people can get back to their lives - their families, their jobs and their communities - better equipped to continue their recovery journey. .... read more
Two of Mamelani's #ProSeed Programme participants selected, Waydene and Carly were selected to represent Mamelani at the #Alternativecare2016 conference in Geneva, Switzerland.
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“It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones”
— Nelson Mandela
Brothers For All focuses on equipping offenders, ex-offenders and vulnerable youth with aspirational technology and entrepreneurship skills. Check out how we do this through different programmes ... Review
Beehive fences ward of crop-raiding elephants
When the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust asked British Airways if it could help build a fence, it agreed. It provided the funding because this was a honey fence, which is a very simple and effective solution to an age-old problem. The problem is elephants, or more specifically what happens when populations of wild elephants come into contact with rural farmers. Read more... | Send to a friend
R300m empowerment project aims to uplift agricultural sector
The recently unveiled Ikamva Lethu black economic empowerment project in the citrus-rich Sundays River Valley in the Eastern Cape aims to radically transform how future empowerment deals in the agricultural sector are handled. Read more... | Send to a friend
UN awards Champions of the Earth
The United Nations recently handed out its highest environmental accolade the Champions of the Earth award during a global conference on biological diversity in Cancún, Mexico. Six environmental leaders representing government, research and grassroots action received the award. Read more... | Send to a friend
South Africa's water sector: a case study in state capture
© franco volpato – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]</span>A lot of what is being presented as radical economic transformation initiatives in South Africa is simply state capture by a corrupt elite. The water sector provides a lens through which this issue can be viewed in a very practical way. The consequences will be dire if the situation is not addressed. Read more... | Send to a friend
Smart street furniture for a safer city
In New York, over 400 smartphone charging stations have already been installed across the city. Providing free Internet and power, they're sleek and useful additions to the city's growing collection of public street furniture. NYC will soon be adding a network of unique charging kiosks to this collection. Designed by Ignacio Ciocchini, these Simply Grid kiosks are designed to help fight pollution and save lives, creating a better functioning city for everyone. Read more... | Send to a friend