SciMathUS programme producing top students April 15, 2021, 8:51 a.m.

The Science and Mathematics at University of Stellenbosch (SciMathUS) programme provides a second opportunity for educationally disadvantaged learners to enter higher education studies in Mathematics, Science and Commerce-related fields.

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Fighting corruption is a job for us all

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers April 14, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

Corruption is the dimmer of hope in South Africa. It is not just the looting of funds; it is in the number of people going to bed without food; it …

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Anna Foundation - Quarterly Highlights 2021

Anna Foundation April 8, 2021, 8:13 p.m.

It is hard to believe that a whole year has passed since the pandemic changed life as we know it.

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FoodForward SA April 8, 2021, 6:22 p.m.

“The social impact of the collective efforts within the non-profit sector offers another pathway to bring about better education and nutrition outcomes in under-served communities,” says FoodForward SA MD, Andy …

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Community Keepers partners with Yenza, setting learners on the right path

Community Keepers March 29, 2021, 8:31 p.m.

When schools open for the second term Community Keepers, in partnership with education technology group Yenza, will offer free online career guidance and development.

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Orange Farm learner aces matric thanks to Engen’s supplementary classes

Engen March 29, 2021, 7:16 p.m.

Despite missed school days and the added stress of lockdown, Engen Maths and Science School learner, Karabo Zikalala bagged 7 distinctions for matric, including an impressive 86% for Maths and …

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Don’t stop until you’re proud, says Cape Town top matriculant

Engen March 23, 2021, 8:03 p.m.

Living by the philosophy, don’t stop until you are proud, drives Kirsten Prins. Following an exceptional set of matric results, the Milnerton High School alumnus certainly deserves a moment to …

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Creating employment opportunities through digital skills March 17, 2021, 2:23 p.m.

According to a UCT study, “the government solely depends on B-BBEE compliance from ICT businesses to assist in bridging the digital divide of the country.

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Rising above the challenges - Engen applauds top EMSS matrics

Engen March 17, 2021, 1:45 p.m.

The Engen Maths and Science Schools (EMSS) matric class of 2020 achieved stellar results, proving yet again the crucial role played by the Engen supported supplementary maths and science classes.

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PROTEC’s 2020 matrics achieve 100% pass rate and 83% bachelor pass rate March 13, 2021, 6:27 p.m.

Against almost impossible odds, PROTEC’s 2020 matriculants are celebrating a 100% pass rate because the non-profit organisation, which develops maths and science competence in under-resourced high schools around South Africa.......

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Eastern Cape EMSS student aces exams with 8 distinctions

Engen March 12, 2021, 8:27 p.m.

Despite missed school days and the added stress of lockdown, Engen Maths and Science learner, Sibulele Solilo bagged eight distinctions and a 90% average for matric.

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African innovation: Launch of Wits philanthropy and resource mobilisation postgraduate diploma March 8, 2021, 7:27 p.m.

Students and professionals with a strong interest in philanthropy and fundraising can now apply to study for a prestigious specialist qualification.

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100% Matric Pass for Christel House despite COVID-19 disruptions

Christel House South Africa Feb. 28, 2021, 6:48 p.m.

Matric students at Christel House South Africa, a non-profit school in Ottery that serves students from severely impoverished areas on the Cape Flats, .....

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Novalis Ubuntu Family Vacuum Cleaner Feb. 18, 2021, 7:39 p.m.

Our vacuum cleaner, that we've had for 27 years, is no longer working - this piece of equipment is vital for our Centre.

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Education is the conversation between generations. Feb. 17, 2021, 7:45 a.m.

This week the school starts again. We all know what immense pressure there is on teachers and learners. This means that it is more necessary than ever that we should …

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As the Cheeba Cannabis Academy opens enrolments in its 2021 educational programmes, this first-ever African cannabis education institution, has announced a scholarship in memory of Julian Stobbs of the ‘Dagga …

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Nal’ibali, the national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, has been bringing a special story to children to celebrate World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) for the past eight years.

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Mustadafin Foundation Jan. 22, 2021, 8:20 a.m.

For many parents, sending their children to school puts them under considerable financial strain. “At Mustadafin Foundation we understand the financial pressure that parents are faced with in our communities.

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LEAP Edu-Pack for 2021 Jan. 22, 2021, 8:13 a.m.

This campaign will provide the basic stationery requirements for some of our students at LEAP who really cannot afford it as they return to the classroom and tackle the new …

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Driving holistic skills development for future growth Jan. 20, 2021, 6:13 a.m.

Matshidiso Khalimatshi was one of many SA youth unable to find work in their chosen field after graduation. After weeks of sending one email application after another without response, she …

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Kronendal Music Academy Summer Newsletter 2020

Kronendal Music Academy Dec. 18, 2020, 8:37 p.m.

"2020 will be remembered as a turnaround point in human history - a chance to reinvent ourselves."

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A snapshot of the CTSC Online Highlights for 2020 Dec. 18, 2020, 8:11 p.m.

The Cape Town Science Centre is alive and kicking… and filled with GRATITUDE for the year that was!

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Leading premium education group launches world’s 1st online school with access to over 60 campuses Dec. 6, 2020, 6:34 p.m.

In a global first for the education industry, Inspired Education becomes the largest premium international group to take education online with the launch of King’s College Online.

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READ to RISE Dec. 3, 2020, 8:40 p.m.

Read to Rise is a non-profit organisation committed to promoting youth literacy in schools in South Africa's under-resourced communities. As the name indicates, we firmly believe that children need to …

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South African learners, especially those attending under-resourced schools have precious little opportunity to engage with 21st Century tech learning.

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Engen Computer School celebrates its 2020 graduates

Engen Oct. 28, 2020, 2:43 p.m.

Another 47 members of the South Durban community have had their chances of entering the workplace improved after graduating from the Engen Computer School.

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Hope through leadership and care for education in Covid-19 Oct. 16, 2020, 7:04 a.m.

Despite the fear and anxiety that has affected all involved in education during the Covid-19 pandemic, an Education Conversation webinar on the psychosocial issues for education held recently heard stories …

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Thank-you Kingsmead College! Oct. 2, 2020, 7:35 p.m.

We are truly honoured to have Kingsmead College as a Partner. Each year the Kingsmead Community donate generously and work with us to empower and educate young girls in schools. …

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Here at Edufundi we are blooming into a new way of being...

Edufundi Oct. 1, 2020, 5:58 p.m.

As we move into Spring and out of the worst of the pandemic, we are slowly edging our way back into schools. We have missed the human connection with our …

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Salesian Institute Youth Projects T4 World Education Week Invitation

Salesian Life Choices Sept. 28, 2020, 8:10 p.m.

We are honoured to invite you to join Emeritus Associate Professor Tom Ryan (UCT) and the Learn to Live School of Skills, as part of a global showcase of 100 …

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Can Coffee Change the World for Girls?

Grassroot Soccer Sept. 28, 2020, 7:19 p.m.

Grassroot Soccer is teaming up with Our Gorongosa to support programming for adolescent girls and young women in Mozambique and beyond!

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Happy Heritage Month - Afrika Tikkun Sept. 28, 2020, 6:26 p.m.

In September we honour our heritage. In celebrating our differences and many beautiful cultural traditions, we come to understand and appreciate our uniqueness on the continent and global stage.

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Women in education - addressing SA's education crisis to empower and liberate women Sept. 27, 2020, 2:07 p.m.

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic exposed the failings in the public-school system, South Africa faced an education crisis.

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The sun never sends an invoice!

Salesian Life Choices Sept. 10, 2020, 3:41 p.m.

The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on most industries, many of which have shed an unprecedented number of jobs since the global outbreak. But the renewable energy sector appears resilient …

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Lighting the Way to a Brighter Tomorrow: International Literacy Day… Sept. 2, 2020, 10 a.m.

For over 50 years, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) has celebrated International Literacy Day, and with good reason. Literacy plays a pivotal role in life.

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Salesian Life Choices Aug. 12, 2020, 7:36 p.m.

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of us, old and young alike. Suntosh Pillay, a clinical psychologist working in the public sector in KwaZulu-Natal, has described the pandemic as “an …

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CTSC Mini Online Festival of Science Aug. 8, 2020, 7:46 p.m.

The Cape Town Science Centre’s MINI ONLINE FESTIVAL OF SCIENCE for curious kids and busy parents starts on Monday, 10 until Friday, 21 August. We have hours of edutainment lined …

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Court application to compel MTN to zero-rate approved PBO websites July 16, 2020, 1:41 p.m.

The DG Murray Trust has launched a court application to compel mobile network operator MTN to zero-rate the local educational websites of public benefit organisations that have been officially approved, …

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Join Penreach in support of our communities this Mandela Day July 14, 2020, 2:58 p.m.

Penreach Cares this Mandela Day about bringing warmth to those who need it most and supporting poor communities with preschool Covid-19 readiness as citizens face everyday challenges.

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INVITATION: From Covid-19 lockdown, to the life you love. July 14, 2020, 2:28 p.m.

As lockdown lifts and we enter a new world, do you feel excited or apprehensive? How we live and work will never be the same again, and maybe it shouldn't.

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Christel DeHaan Tributes

Christel House South Africa July 10, 2020, 1:18 p.m.


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Sharing Music 4 Change Instrument Drive 2020

Kronendal Music Academy July 10, 2020, 12:53 p.m.

A collective of like-minded Music Schools in Cape Town, is collaborating with the intention of collecting second hand instruments donations.

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Seeing is believing: a wonderful collection of YouTube video stories for young learners! July 9, 2020, 11:55 a.m.

Reading Matters, a leading distributor and supplier of educational books and resources in South Africa, is pleased to announce the addition of a wonderful collection of YouTube video stories for …

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MathMoms Covid-19 Response - Cultivating Courage

Math Moms July 3, 2020, 9:48 p.m.

Every parent is their child's first teacher because we care about our children and hold them as our highest joys. In this strange time we look back with pride and …

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Breaking the cycle of poverty by actively engaging young people June 26, 2020, 7:32 p.m.

Financial education in South Africa isn’t working very well. This is despite the best efforts of financial service providers which are required to invest 0,5% of their net profit after …

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Three Online Programmes for your kids - Zoom Science Online, Science Quest & Online Coding Club

Cape Town Science Center June 24, 2020, 7:50 p.m.

We kicked off our first Zoom Science Online lessons last week and they were awesome, we hope those of you who joined us enjoyed it as much as our team …

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MathMoms: Cultivating Courage

Math Moms June 19, 2020, 7:15 p.m.

As a group we sought solutions to the unique problems the pandemic and the lockdown created in our communities, acting for change instead of only reacting to disaster. This is …

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COVID-19 Update and TSIBA 2019 Annual Report

TSIBA Business School June 17, 2020, 7 p.m.

We are delighted to share with you our 2019 Annual Report.

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CTSC Zoom Science Online - LIVE curriculum-aligned ONLINE LESSONS June 11, 2020, 7:38 p.m.

Famous for our appealing way of engaging learners with science, we are super pleased to present our live & interactive online science lessons, ZOOM SCIENCE ONLINE

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Christel House puts stringent safety measures in place for return of students June 2, 2020, 6:13 p.m.

Christel House South Africa, a non-profit school which provides 100% scholarships to students from some of the poorest communities on the Cape Flats, welcomed its Grade 7’s and 12’s back …

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In terms of support sought as a result of COVID-19, ADvTECH has provided targeted financial relief to more than 5 300 families within its community, to the value of R24 …

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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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TSIBA Education Status Report during COVID-19 Lockdown May 14, 2020, 5:50 p.m.

Delivering an academic programme amidst Covid-19 lockdown is another milestone in TSIBA’s journey of resilience and purpose!

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Due to the uncertainty of the 2020 academic year, many parents are anxious that their children are falling behind with their schoolwork and have taken it upon themselves to homeschool …

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Learning in a digital age

Christel House South Africa May 13, 2020, 6:10 p.m.

Even though time has been lost in physical classrooms, this lockdown period has accelerated the use of online learning methods.

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Celebrating 9 years and counting! May 1, 2020, 6:53 p.m.

April is FunDza's birthday month. This year we had to celebrate being nine years old together but apart.

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Engen Computer School focused on post-lockdown reopening April 20, 2020, 5:55 p.m.

The Engen Computer School is firmly focused on resuming classes when the national lockdown ends, ensuring that the first intake of 2020 students graduate and are afforded an opportunity to …

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TSIBA Business School April 6, 2020, 7:06 p.m.

As the global health crises began to unfold some weeks back our first responsibility was to protect the health and well-being of students, staff and all other people engaged with …

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Mustadafin opens its own building April 6, 2020, 6:45 p.m.

On Saturday, 14th March 2020 Mustadafin Foundation opened the doors to its new building in Bridgetown after 8 years of trying to get funds to repair it.

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With schools and preschools closed, and families spending more time at home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, many caregivers will be wondering what they can do to …

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There is a saying that has become truly profound in 2020: “Expect the unexpected. Believe in the unbelievable.

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Christel House SA closed until mid-April

Christel House South Africa March 17, 2020, 6:32 a.m.

On Sunday, 15 March, President Cyril Ramaphosa officially declared a national state of disaster due to the coronavirus, COVID-19, global pandemic.

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#BacktoSchool excitement for Funimfundo Primary School March 6, 2020, 11:53 a.m.

The Port of PE charity fishing day, that took place on 15 February, collected about R25 000 worth in stationary, which culminated in a handover full of excitement at Funimfundo …

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Snapplify acquires Onnie Media / Teacha! March 6, 2020, 11:31 a.m.

Edtech company Snapplify has acquired Onnie Media / Teacha! – an educator media hub for SA teachers. The acquisition further diversifies the Snapplify Group’s fast-growing educational portfolio, and highlights it's …

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AgriSETA launches its 5th Recognition of Prior Learning centre Feb. 20, 2020, 4:38 a.m.

Agriseta launched its fifth Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Centre in partnership with the Potchefstroom College of Agriculture.

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Engen supports Gugulethu school for differently-abled learners Feb. 17, 2020, 5:36 a.m.

As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen is assisting a Gugulethu school for differently-abled learners.

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Apply now for Malaysian scholarships for Commonwealth students Feb. 12, 2020, 7:15 p.m.

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has launched a new scholarship at the King Henry VIII College in Selangor, Malaysia.

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Medical school beckons for Athlone teen who topped Engen’s Maths & Science School Feb. 11, 2020, 8:06 a.m.

Athlone’s Abdurahmaan Esau is a step closer to realising his dream of qualifying as a medical doctor; supported by South Africa’s favourite petroleum brand* Engen, the Rylands High School alumni …

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Capitec Bank empowers students with Math Support Hub

Christel House South Africa Jan. 31, 2020, 12:44 p.m.

Capitec Bank is partnering with our school to provide a Math Support Hub to four schools in the community, including Groenvlei High School, Wittebome High School, Fairmount High School and …

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WHY READING ALOUD REAPS REWARDS! Jan. 29, 2020, 9:21 p.m.

In a country where nearly 80% of Grade 4 learners cannot read with comprehension in any language, including their home language¹, there is one day on the international calendar that …

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Port of Ngqura gives welcome boost to education Jan. 29, 2020, 6:31 p.m.

Transnet National Port Authority’s (TNPA) Port of Ngqura in partnership with Transnet Group Capital (TGC) and contractor WBHO gave education in Nelson Mandela Bay a welcome boost when it embarked …

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Engen applauds top matrics and moves to include STEM subjects in 2020 Jan. 21, 2020, 2:08 p.m.

The top students for 2019 in the Engen Maths & Science School programme have been announced, while the 413-member matric class have received a shout out for attaining an impressive …

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How business can help to improve education outcomes Jan. 14, 2020, 10:18 a.m.

The 2019 matric results showed an improved pass rate and a slight reduction in the pervasive inequalities in the system. However, quality and throughput (the number of learners reaching matric) …

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MATH MOMS and the ISACA South Africa Chapter

Math Moms Jan. 13, 2020, 10:07 a.m.

We supported Math Moms in arranging a trip for a group of English & Afrikaans Grade 4 learners from Valhalla Primary School to visit the CTSC

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80 proud South Durbanites start 2020 with a computer qualification Dec. 13, 2019, 10:51 a.m.

The Engen Computer School in Wentworth held a graduation ceremony on 11 December where 80 proud community members received certificates for completing an End User computing course.

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In January 2020, we will be welcoming 60 brand new Grade R learners to Christel House, who will be embarking on an exciting new journey with us.

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Investec awarded for its strategic corporate social investment in 2019 Dec. 9, 2019, 12:03 p.m.

Trialogue, a responsible business consultancy, has conferred its annual Strategic CSI Award on Investec, for its support of Promaths.

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Helping learners put their best foot forward Dec. 6, 2019, 11:45 a.m.

According to a recent UNICEF report, 11.9 children live in income poverty in South Africa, which for many means new school shoes are unaffordable. These same children are expected to …

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Inyathelo supports NPO financial literacy Nov. 15, 2019, 2:29 p.m.

Accounting and tax terms, registration and processes can be confusing for many non-profit organisations (NPOs) – yet being informed and up to date can make the difference between a healthy …

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Johnson & Johnson Bridge To Employment Program Launched

Johnson & Johnson Nov. 5, 2019, 7:30 a.m.

Students, parents and educators from Zwaanswyk High School in Retreat, joined employees from Johnson & Johnson and the National Business Initiative to celebrate the launch of the very first Bridge …

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Brands on-board to help SA families build bursaries for school Oct. 28, 2019, 10:33 a.m.

As any parent knows, when it comes to affording quality education for our children, we need all the help we can get. Escalating school fees, continual costs of uniforms and …

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Praise for much-needed Aussenkehr centre

Cape Span Oct. 21, 2019, 1:17 p.m.

Great was the joy of the Aussenkehr community in Namibia when a much-needed pre-school educational resource centre for Namibian Grape Company (NGC) employees' children was inaugurated recently. Read More...

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Empowering communities one computer course at a time

Afri-CAN Oct. 18, 2019, 12:48 p.m.

The course forms part of Reputation Matters’ AfriCAN initiative. It is currently in a pilot phase to empower community members Over the last eight weeks, 43 community members from Imizamo …

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Uber partners with Old Mutual to bring driver-partners financial literacy sessions

Woolworths Oct. 18, 2019, 12:21 p.m.

Driver-partners in South Africa are extremely important to Uber and for this reason Uber is proud to bring back the Old Mutual Financial Literacy Sessions for driver-partners at no cost …

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NPO sector masters good management at #ThinkGood Sept. 18, 2019, 9:54 a.m.

About 280 representatives of non-profit organisations (NPOs) and civil society bodies attended a free one-day gathering in Cape Town this week to share learnings on optimal NPO management practices.

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Responsible Trader Shows (RTP) a HUGE Success

SA Breweries March 5, 2019, 7:49 a.m.

The Cape Region launched two Responsible Trader Mass Education Rallies in the region on the 16th of August 2011 in Cape Town and the 24th of August 2011 in Port …

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SAB and W Cape Liquor Traders to fight alcohol abuse

SA Breweries March 5, 2018, 8:10 a.m.

Media Release Intoxicated customers, underage drinking, driving under the influence, as well as pregnant women and drinking, are some of the issues dealt with in a radical new programme aimed …

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