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Image: How to win at community upliftment with Clover Mama Afrika Mama Dorah Semenya provides four tips to help make upliftment programmes a success.

Community care centres often become the backbone of a community, contributing to the real needs of communities in South Africa. Community leaders and those running these centres perform vital roles. However, it is not easy running a successful upliftment project; it requires more than just hard work and dedication.    Read More...




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Image: Intergenerational Dialogues Mini Conference – 2016 - ‘I See You’ - Celebrating Youth Month The Novalis Ubuntu Institute will host the fourth Intergenerational Dialogues Mini Conference on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.

The theme for the 2016 Intergenerational Dialogues is 'I See You'. This reflects our ability to recognise and witness each other's highest potential, acknowledging each other’s human right to be part of the 'family of Humankind'   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Rotary Claremont share the Rotary spirit from the Peninsula to Swakopmund The philosophy of the programme encapsulates the spirit of Rotary, as the Rotary Club of Claremont is able to assist smaller Clubs with approved fundi

[Cape Town] Over the last four years, the Rotary Club of Claremont has invested in excess of R 1.1 million in funding for their Outreach Programme in support of community projects in and around the Peninsula all the way to Namibia.   Read More...




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Image: Green is the New Black But let me ask you this: when you walk down the street flaunting new threads, do you ever stop and wonder who made them?

You know that warm fuzzy feeling you get when pulling on your favourite outfit? Yeah, ditto. We can't deny that fashion has the ability to make us feel better about ourselves. It isn’t just a collection of garments we throw on to cover up but rather an empowering and creative force that allows us to express ourselves in our own unique and individual way. But let me ask you this: when you walk down the street flaunting new threads, do you ever stop and wonder who made them?
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Image: #PassOnTheMagic with Skip A simple hashtag will make matric farewell dreams a reality

Skip loves fashion, and wants to extend the life of your favourite garments by taking care of them properly.  We understand that your wardrobe is an extension of who you are, but that your style changes over time. Garments that were once worn regularly are now hanging in the back of your wardrobe in pristine condition, but desperate for a twirl around a dancefloor.   Read More...




Safety & Security, Social & Community
Image: Peace Officer Project Launched

A pilot project to deploy a team of specially trained law enforcement officers to the Philippi East area was launched at the Philippi Business Retention and Expansion summit hosted by PEDI on 17 April 2016.   Read More...




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Image: Beat the cold as Western Cape gears up for cold and wet winter The Mustadafin Foundation urges residents living in informal settlements to be safe (and dry) this winter season.

The Western Cape, much like the other provinces, is in dire need of rain. However, those living in impoverished areas should be prepared for when the rainy season starts. The Mustadafin Foundation urges residents living in informal settlements to be safe (and dry) this winter season   Read More...




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Image: Mourning the Passing of Bertram Bertie Lubner - Cofounder and former Chairman of Afrika Tikkun Afrika Tikkun joins with the Lubner family in mourning the passing of Bertie Lubner, a remarkable and beloved friend of South Africa, and humanity.

He was Chairman and Founder of Afrika Tikkun, Smile Organisation and the Field Band Foundation; and a recipient of numerous awards, including the President's Order of Meritorious Service.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Casual Day 2015 shows off ! Thank you to Edcon who has signed for another three years of official sponsorship of the project.

As we end off a round of Casual Day Show & Tell sessions through which we celebrated participants who helped raise more than R27 000 000 to the coffers of more than 411 national beneficiaries, schools and NGOs, we look towards Casual Day 2016 when we urge you to “Up your game”. Thank you to Edcon who has signed for another three years of official sponsorship of the project.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Rotary and PenBev partner in Open Door multi-purpose facility. Community development and social work project in Ocean View was officially opened on Tuesday 05 April 2016

It has a large meeting hall, a kitchen to accommodate catering at capacity, offices for Social Workers and a space for group therapy and out-patient substance abuse counselling.  This is the largest project yet undertaken by the Rotary Club of Cape of Good Hope under the expert management of Rotarian Hans Zwets.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Social & Community
Image: Street children: Five warning signs of a child’s desperate cry for help before hitting the streets

According to Missing Children South Africa, one South African child goes missing every five hours. The missing child could either be trafficked or will find solace in the streets of South Africa. This International Day for Street Children, commemorated on Tuesday, 14 April 2016, the NCVT implores communities to join forces in providing a safe and conducive environment for children.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: SASKO Siyasizana Daycare Project awards 350 Daycares A record 300 000 SASKO Bread Bags were collected in 5 months

In September 2015, SASKO successfully launched its SASKO Siyasizana Daycare Project to assist daycares in Tembisa in receiving much-needed items for their facilities. In only five months, 350 participating daycares collected an astounding 300,000 SASKO bread bags. To acknowledge their hard work and perseverance, SASKO awarded 1,385 prizes on 10 March 2016.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Health, Social & Community
Image: Clover's Community Mamas help provide food to the needy South Africa’s current drought crisis has caused a decline in farming output and has heavily increased food prices

April is Health Awareness month, and while many are encouraged to eat the right foods, one has to raise the question of whether people in South Africa, especially the poor, are getting the right nutrition to live a healthy life. The poor are especially getting the right nutrition to live a healthy life. South Africa’s current drought crisis has caused a decline in farming output and has heavily increased food prices. This has had a devastating impact on food security and the wellbeing of the poor as they are unable to afford food that contains the right nutrition that is essential to fight off infections. Luckily, there are community heroes who step in to provide to those who need it most.   Read More...




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Image: Rotary Club of Claremont celebrates 33 years One of the founding members of the iconic Cape Town Cycle Tour with the largest timed cycle race in the world!

This year, one of the founding members of the iconic Cape Town Cycle Tour (CTCT), the Rotary Club of Claremont is celebrating 33 years of being involved with the largest timed cycle race in the world! From humble beginnings in 1983, when there were a mere 1900 cyclists involved, Rotary’s support has grown to 35 other Rotary Clubs and their affiliates across the Western Cape working closely with the CTCT organisers to share in the mammoth task of making sure that 35 000 cyclists make it safely across the finish line.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Engen does major revamp for Ekuphumleni Old Age Home A donation of R50 000 towards renovation of the Ekuphumleni Old Age Home in Zwide, Port Elizabeth.

This initiative formed part of the company’s CSI “Festive Giving” campaign, which aimed to support and uplift the spirit of local communities. The company has supported the old age home for the past five years.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Clover Mama Afrika wins Social Responsibilty Award The PMR award recognises the company's attributes such as commitment to communities, job creation and social upliftment.

Clover Mama Afrika, Clover’s corporate social investment project, has received the Diamond Arrow Award by the Performance Management Review (PMR) at yesterday’s ceremony held at The Houghton Golf Club. Clover won the award in the 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility category by Food Manufacturers/Processors with a highest rated mean score of 4.35 out of a possible 5.00. The PMR award recognises the company's attributes such as commitment to communities, job creation and social upliftment.   Read More...




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Image: “Hope begins with you” The Sunflower Fund enters a new era with the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer, Alana James, who joined the Fund in September 2015

Alana bringing a wealth of experience, global insight and an exciting new operational plan for the organisation.
I am delighted to play a part in the ongoing success of The Sunflower Fund, I’m excited to walk this road with staff, patients and board members,” says James. She added that one of the most exciting elements of stewarding the new organisational strategy has been the shift in focus to ‘community’.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Social & Community
Image: EDCON supports Casual Day - Top performers in campaign for 2015 announced The top performers in the Casual Day campaign for 2015 were announced to the project’s awards breakfast at the Table Bay Hotel last week [12 February]. The function honoured the thousands of volunteers and participants who assist in raising donations for the disability sector.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Hungry Lion’s ‘Battle of the Flavours’ The winner for Team Zamba, from Khayelitsha received a surprise visit from DJ Fresh at the Golden Acre Hungry Lion store

The GRAND-prize handover took place on 10 February 2016, with a surprise visit to each of the two
winners’ hometowns. The winner for Team Zamba, N. Hoho, from Khayelitsha received a surprise visit fromDJ Fresh at the Golden Acre Hungry Lion store, where she was rewarded her share of the R100 000 cash prize.   Read More...




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Image: Warrior On Wheels Foundation-The Gift of Adventure We have hit the ground running with our plans for 2016 and have some exciting partnerships in the making and event planning under way

The Warrior On Wheels Foundation team wish you a fantastic, adventure-filled new year. We have hit the ground running with our plans for 2016 and have some exciting partnerships in the making and event planning under way to look forward to as we take our vision into the new year.   Read More...



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