Lockdown youth poetry project inspires South Africa

ACTIVE! Change Drivers May 25, 2020, 8:22 p.m.

Providing inspiration and hope under lockdown, is what a group of South African youth have done with an online lockdown poetry project, in a series of written and visual presentations …

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riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 24, 2020, 7:10 p.m.

Nederburg Wines is backing the Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund established to extend a hand to those restaurants feeding the hungry during the national lockdown.

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riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 22, 2020, 6:34 p.m.

The global emergence of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdowns across the world have ushered in unprecedented mental health challenges.

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Opinion: Dealing with the deadly concoction of disease and disaster

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 22, 2020, 5:52 p.m.

Today in India and Bangladesh, millions of people are hunkered down in shelters, many with masks on their faces - a chilling reminder of the COVID-19 outbreak that still grips …

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Vergelegen cooks up a storm for local food programme

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 21, 2020, 6:45 p.m.

Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West has a tradition of 320 years of hospitality – and despite the COVID-19 pandemic, management and staff are staying true to that spirit of …

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Commonwealth health ministers agree to share advice and solutions in coronavirus battle

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 20, 2020, 6:31 p.m.

Commonwealth health ministers have agreed to coordinate their response in tackling the coronavirus pandemic.

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How an NPO can host a webinar like a pro

Inyathelo May 20, 2020, 6:02 p.m.

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many non-profit organisations (NPOs) to learn how to share knowledge virtually with a large number of participants.

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Civil society and our youth in the era of Coronavirus

ACTIVE! Change Drivers May 19, 2020, 7:41 p.m.

The continuing prevalence and global spread of the novel coronavirus, is not only threatening the health of billions across the world; but is also threatening to disrupt human social interaction …

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Public Statement on COVID-19

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 19, 2020, 5:47 p.m.

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) is the only statutory academy in the country established to provide government and the general public with evidence-based advice on issues of …

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Humanitarian relief continues, will not be affected by debate over draft food relief directions

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 17, 2020, 8:37 p.m.

In response to the COVID 19 lockdown the Western Cape Government has established a humanitarian relief work stream in order to co-ordinate humanitarian relief efforts in the province.

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YES and Uber partner for #Masks4All

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 14, 2020, 8:10 p.m.

While lockdown restrictions are eased under level four, the Government has made it clear that wearing masks in public is a requirement for all South Africans leaving their homes for …

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HEINEKEN South Africa donates R1m in PPE to healthcare heroes and COVID-19 impacted communities

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 14, 2020, 7:59 p.m.

HEINEKEN South Africa has donated critical protective equipment, and food hampers worth over R1 million to the Gauteng Department of Health and local communities, joining many other industry players who …

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Engen retailers support 4 000 Diepsloot families with food hampers

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 14, 2020, 7:29 p.m.

A group of Gauteng-based Engen fuel retailers have again brought much-needed relief to the Diepsloot community, this time delivering food parcels and other essential items to 4 000 families.

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Novartis pledges its support during COVID-19 Pandemic

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 14, 2020, 6:48 p.m.

Novartis SA has donated R13,3 million to two local NGO’s as its contribution towards alleaviating the socio-economic pressures currently being experienced by South Africans due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Helping neighbours in need in South Africa

Christel House South Africa May 13, 2020, 6:18 p.m.

Our staff members have shown just how special they are by not only supporting our students during the COVID-19 crisis, but also extending a helping hand to our neighbours who …

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Finding A Rainbow during lockdown in South Africa

Christel House South Africa May 13, 2020, 6:14 p.m.

The COVID-19 lockdown has brought uncertain and overwhelming feelings for many. In order to ensure that our students’ mental and emotional health are cared for, our counsellors and social workers …

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Uber Eats unites with Kimberly-Clark to support women and children shelters

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 13, 2020, 6:07 p.m.

The global COVID-19 pandemic has seen a surge of requests from those in need, including shelters and places of safety. Meanwhile, consumers have rushed to the shops to stockpile, ensuring …

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CTU supports taxi industry in efforts to operate safely during lockdown and thereafter

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 13, 2020, 6:02 p.m.

In a bid to assist with containing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, whilst allowing taxis to operate and transport commuters as safely as possible.

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#Each1Feed1 Lockdown Food Distribution in Nelson Mandela Qunu Farm

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 10, 2020, 6:21 p.m.

To respond to the increased levels of food insecurity, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Imbumba Foundation and Kolisi Foundation have partnered on an initiative called #Each1Feed1.

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Audio clips from #Each1Feed1 distribution in Qunu and Mvezo

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 10, 2020, 6:18 p.m.

To respond to the increased levels of food insecurity, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Imbumba Foundation and Kolisi Foundation have partnered on an initiative called #Each1Feed1.

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riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 10, 2020, 6:14 p.m.

As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen is supporting the fight against COVID-19 by contributing R1 million worth of fuel to the Department …

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#Each1Feed1 Lockdown Food Distribution in Sedibeng and Orange Farm

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 7, 2020, 7:55 p.m.

Due to the national lockdown put in place by the President to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are unable to earn an income to feed their families.

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Disaster Response Program, Ward 71, CT

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 7, 2020, 7:46 p.m.

The COVID-19 Disaster Response Program W71CT aims to identify and support our neighbours who do not have access to a single meal a day during the Lockdown period. To date, …

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Engen helps educate communities about COVID-19 pandemic

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 7, 2020, 6:40 p.m.

As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen is supporting the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic by branding 35 spaza shops across the country …

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Woolworths April 22, 2020, 9:24 a.m.

Woolworths has announced a commitment of over R34 million to support a variety of initiatives to meet the challenges of the Covid-19 crisis in South Africa.

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