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HEADLINES, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Fostering Nonprofit Sustainability

Organisational sustainability is a key challenge facing South Africa's nonprofit sector. To address this challenge, Inyathelo - The South African Institute for Advancement, launched an innovative Nonprofit Clinic, under the banner ‘ASK Inyathelo’, at an event hosted in Cape Town yesterday.   Read More...

ALL THE NEWS , Social & Community, Sport
Image: Soccer's Calendar Girls Grannies ‘Jet’ off

 Jet Club donated 46 sets of soccer kit, balls, and shin guards in February 2011, to Vhakhegula Vhakhegula (‘grandmothers grandmothers’ in Tsonga), a ladies soccer team of women over the age of 60 who hail from Senwarabane Village in Buchu, Polokwane.   Read More...

ALL THE NEWS , Housing & Living Conditions, Poverty, Social & Community
Le Quartier Français is top StreetSmart restaurant

Top Franschhoek restaurant Le Quartier Français is leading the pack by raising nearly R50 000 in aid of StreetSmart South Africa, the non-profit organisation dedicated to the social upliftment of street children.   Read More...

New donor managers

The Sunflower Fund has welcomed two new PR and donor recruitment managers to head up the Gauteng region of The Sunflower Fund.  Jared Carneson and Lauren Corlett will be combining their efforts to raise awareness and much-needed funds to pay for individuals to undergo the tissue-typing tests to register for the SA Bone Marrow Registry.    Read More...

HEADLINES, Environment & Bio-diversity
Masuga eco-paper launched

Global pulp and paper producer, Sappi, has come up with an environmentally sound new paper solution that combines the natural look of uncoated paper with the smoothness of a coated grade.   Read More...

Image: Njabulo Children’s Home donation Jet marketing gives to needy children

The marketing division of Jet stores donated 17 boxes of much-needed clothing to the children at the Njabulo Children's Home in Maraisburg. The generous donation will be used to clothe eight boys and four girls.   Read More...

HEADLINES, Government, Poverty
New agency board to tackle poverty head-on

In line with Government’s emphasis on poverty eradication and job creation, the National Development Agency (NDA) recently announced several key changes geared at improving its operations and improving service delivery in reducing poverty in South Africa.   Read More...

ALL THE NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Enterprise
Foundation Investor Roundtable on Social Entrepreneurship in Africa

The Foundation Investor Roundtable on Social Entrepreneurship in Africa will take place on the eve of the World Economic Forum Africa, May 3, 2011.    Read More...

COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: A GreenPop ‘treevolution’ BOS Ice Tea green Cape Town

BOS Ice Tea has joined forces with GreenPop to plant trees in under-greened areas in and around Cape Town.   Read More...

COMPANY NEWS , Health, Social & Community
Image: Avis helps kids jump for joy Jumping Kids fundraising drive

Avis' recent fund raising drive for Jumping Kids, which provides prosthetic limbs to disadvantaged children who have lost limbs, was centred on Avis' annually hosted Travelbags Fundraising event - held this year at Madame Zingara in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg.   Read More...

ALL THE NEWS , HEADLINES, Government, Health
Image: A cancer-free world? SA joins global declaration

As part of a global declaration, launched in 2006 and revised in 2008, there remains a call to action to take immediate steps to reduce the global cancer burden by 2020. CANSA is taking the lead in South Africa with its ‘Together we are stronger’ campaign launched on World Cancer Day, February 4, 2011, and the signing of the 'Cancer-free' declaration by Sue Janse van Rensburg, CANSA CEO and cancer survivor of over 27 years.


ALL THE NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Access to safe drinking water in Ghana

GENEVA - Green Cross International (GCI) and Giorgio Armani are partnering to promote access to safe drinking water through GCI’s Smart Water for Green Schools project in Ghana.   Read More...

ALL THE NEWS , HEADLINES, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Image: Deadline looms for Lotto funding Social welfare organisations invited to apply

The National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF) today issued its 2011 call for funding applications in the Charities Sector. The call invites social welfare organisations to submit applications by 25 March 2011.


Image: Niger food security emergency aid US$13 million from IFAD

ROME – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has announced that a US$6.50 million loan and US$6.50 grant will be provided to the Government of the Niger to help mitigate the impact of the major food and pastoral crisis that hit the regions of Maradi, Tahoua and Tillabery in 2010.    Read More...

Fight against cancer

Telkom has joined the fight against cancer by signing the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA)s World Cancer Day declaration for a cancer-free society.    Read More...

ALL THE NEWS , Arts & Culture
Showcasing Dinokeng’s true colours

The Dinokeng Project is empowering local artists from the Steve Bikoville community by involving them in an innovative marketing campaign publicising the project on local community radio station, Moretele FM.    Read More...

ALL THE NEWS , Education
Image: Raising school costs Appeal by Zanokhanyo

Zanokhanyo Children's Safety Home, located in Makhasa, Khayelitsha in Cape Town, South Africa is trying to fundraise for the children’s 2011 school costs.



ALL THE NEWS , Agriculture/Food, Food security
Image: World Hunger Relief Month KFC thanks customers

KFC’s Add Hope campaign made its mark on World Hunger Relief Month during October 2010 by raising R1 521 646 through in-store customer donations, which will go towards feeding over 700 000 hungry children in South Africa.


COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Community Chest’s Carnival A celebration of 60 years

One of Cape Town’s iconic events, the annual Community Chest Carnival, celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.   Read More...

Edgy advertising

There are many television adverts that are easily ignored and forgotten, but not this one.    Read More...

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