riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 20, 2021, 9:46 a.m.

There is more to potatoes than meets the eye and it is about time to thoroughly ponder the powerful position and potential that this much underestimated food source has, especially …

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Covid left many vulnerable: Shiloh - Community in action

Shilo March 6, 2021, 8:23 p.m.

It has indeed been a privilege for Shiloh to provide our nutritious, well-balanced meals to the many who had lost their jobs or could not have earned a living during …

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riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 4, 2021, 7:32 p.m.

INMED Partnerships for Children, a global humanitarian development organisation, has announced the launch of its first INMED Aquaponics® Social Enterprise (INMED ASE) in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng.

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A Greener World - ANDREW GUNTHER

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 28, 2021, 8:34 p.m.

It is with huge sadness that we share the loss of A Greener World’s Executive Director, Andrew Gunther, who passed away suddenly on Friday, 19 February.

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FoodForward SA Feb. 23, 2021, 6:31 p.m.


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As Hardship Continues, Empathy Drives Our Social Agenda

FoodForward SA Feb. 10, 2021, 7 a.m.

Only one thing is certain - these are uncertain times. In the space of only 11 months, we all find ourselves living in a very different world.

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FoodForward SA Feb. 3, 2021, 7:46 a.m.

A pilot initiative between FoodForward SA, Feed the Nation Foundation and the WC Department of Health was launched on Friday, 29 Jan, which will identify and expedite food support to …

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New meaningful food certifications that brings peace of mind

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 13, 2021, 5:39 p.m.

Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) is a new food label that allows you to choose meat, milk and egg products that have been farmed with real …

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Mustadafin Foundation keeping the communities fed

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 23, 2020, 7:20 p.m.

Eased lockdown levels and social grants may have provided relief to some, but the queues for food support remain long at Mustadafin Foundation (Mustadafin).

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FoodForward SA Dec. 8, 2020, 9:25 p.m.

A lady recently shared her story, on radio, of how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected her family. Two years ago, she and her husband agreed that she would leave her …

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Hungry Lion brings KING-SIZED smiles to the Grade R pupils at local Primary School

Hungry Lion Dec. 1, 2020, 7:43 p.m.

There were KING-SIZED smiles and joyful singing all around when the Grade R pupils at Simondium Primary School were treated to a yummy Hungry Lion lunch on Tuesday 3 November …

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Accountability: Part of FoodForward SA’s Recipe/DNA

FoodForward SA Nov. 30, 2020, 4:28 p.m.

Pakama, Edgar and Walliya have little in common. They have never enjoyed a meal at the same table, yet their lives are interwoven. Responsibility glues them together.

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Engen brings drought and fire relief to farmers

Engen Nov. 20, 2020, 3:33 p.m.

Engen, South Africa’s favourite petrol station*, has stepped up to assist drought-stricken farming communities in Sutherland in the Eastern Cape as well as areas in the Free State that suffered …

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Woolworths Nov. 4, 2020, 2:55 p.m.

There’s probably no better time to celebrate SA’s #foodheroes than this year of the COVID pandemic, and just after the month of October when World Food Day is commemorated.

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FoodForward SA reaches national footprint in time for World Food Day

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 22, 2020, 8:21 p.m.

The possibility of your children and theirs having to rely on food relief organisations for nutritious food increases daily. Rising unemployment, increasing food prices and an ever growing population results …

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Doing good never tasted this good!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 20, 2020, 11:09 a.m.

Hungry Lion is SHARING MORE than ever before with their Pay it Forward campaign, because it is always a good day to make someone's day!

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Engen and FoodForward SA stand together for World Food Day

Engen Oct. 19, 2020, 10:26 a.m.

As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen has again moved to help marginalised members of society by partnering with FoodForward SA to commemorate …

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World Food Day 2020 – Is South Africa at risk of a ‘hunger pandemic’?

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 15, 2020, 5:25 p.m.

There is enough food produced globally to feed the world, yet, in Africa, recent estimates suggest that 73 million people are acutely food insecure.

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Woolworths Oct. 14, 2020, 4:01 p.m.

On 16 October, the world unites in recognition of World Food Day which each year highlights the UN goal of achieving #zerohunger by 2030.

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Engen brings much needed relief to the Agricultural sector

Engen Oct. 12, 2020, 7:17 p.m.

In response to severe drought across vast tracts of South Africa and the associated hardships experienced by many farmers, Engen partnered with AgriSA earlier this year to help support the …

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Food Forward SA - September Newsletter

FoodForward SA Oct. 6, 2020, 1:31 p.m.

Thank you, to all our donors and partners. It is through your support that we were able to achieve our goals in what was a milestone year!

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FoodForward SA Oct. 6, 2020, 12:44 p.m.

South Africans are truly remarkable and unique. In spite of our very brutal past and the legacy we still live with, along with our very different cultures and sub-cultures that …

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Blisters for Bread in association with Lucky Star Virtual Celebration Walk & Concert

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 1, 2020, 7:06 p.m.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a sudden and substantial negative impact on all sectors of our economy, and long-lasting effects on our communities. This year, we are celebrating our annual …

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Hungry Lion - Local fast food restaurant group shares more than 140 000 chicken pieces

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 18, 2020, 6:44 p.m.

Proudly South African QSR Hungry Lion, has shared more than 140 000 pieces of chicken with Mzansi in the first half of their Pay It Forward Campaign.

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Investing in rural communities critical to food security - FoodForward SA launches 9th depot

FoodForward SA Sept. 16, 2020, 8:20 p.m.

If the United Nations’ estimates are correct, SA's rural population will decline to 20% of the population by 2050. At the moment, the UN’s Population Division estimates SA’s rural population …

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Mzansi Edge: Kingsley Holgate and the New Defender hit the road again

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 14, 2020, 2:01 p.m.

Kingsley Holgate Foundation ready to put the new Land Rover Defender to the test during its latest Mzansi Edge Expedition.

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Poverty won't magically disappear.

Shilo Sept. 8, 2020, 5:19 p.m.

Shiloh Food entered some unknown territory during the last two weeks of March with the announcement of the National State of Disaster (COVID-19), followed shortly thereafter by a total lockdown …

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Women integral to FoodForward SA's approach to food security and distribution.

FoodForward SA Aug. 28, 2020, 11:34 a.m.

Women account for two-thirds of the total job losses in South Africa, between February and April this year. According to the Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey published by the National Income …

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Engen brings food relief to Rustenburg community

Engen Aug. 25, 2020, 6:52 p.m.

As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen has partnered with the Gift of the Givers to provide food relief and Personal Protective Equipment …

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Engen brings food relief to Klerksdorp community

Engen Aug. 25, 2020, 6:29 p.m.

As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen has partnered with the Gift of the Givers to provide food relief and Personal Protective Equipment …

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Shiloh, the link between those who give and the most vulnerable who receive

Shilo Aug. 4, 2020, 6:25 p.m.

During lockdown Shiloh has distributed almost 20 000 meals above and beyond our regular meal production. Not to mention various tons of fresh fruit and veg, grocery parcels, vanity packs …

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Ride and Raise with Uber

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 22, 2020, 6:03 p.m.

Following the success of Uber’s partnership with Afrika Tikkun to provide food eCoupons to their driver and courier partners, Uber is now giving riders a chance to help those in …

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Mandela Day #Each1Feed1

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 18, 2020, 5:53 p.m.

Today, for Nelson Mandela International Day, the Nelson Mandela Foundation together with its partners the Imbumba Foundation and the Kolisi Foundation launched the #Each1Feed1 Digital Voucher in Potchefstroom, North West …

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Transnet heeds #Each1Feed1 call

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 17, 2020, 5:52 p.m.

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) this year observed Nelson Mandela International Day 2020 through outreach projects aimed at helping to fight hunger, in line with the global theme of #Each1Feed1.

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Engen pledges R1m fuel to FoodForward SA

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 2, 2020, 7:38 p.m.

Despite the easing of the lockdown restrictions, many South Africans remain in dire need of help. Ever mindful of its role as an agent of positive change, Engen continues to …

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Zoetis introduces range of first world innovations to SA agriculture

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 24, 2020, 7:33 p.m.

Agriculture will play a critical role in the economic recovery of South Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Rogz Academy June 11, 2020, 7:22 p.m.

Early May Mothers That Care, Boost Africa and Rogz Academy joined efforts in an attempt to alleviate hunger in the Dunoon and Joe Slovo areas.

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Rogz Academy June 11, 2020, 7:09 p.m.

Mothers That Care, Boost Africa and Rogz Academy have joined efforts in an attempt to alleviate hunger in the Dunoon area.

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PSFA’s COVID-19 lockdown appeal for funding raises over R12 million

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 10, 2020, 7:11 p.m.

We are pleased to announce that our appeal for funding for our feeding programmes during the COVID-19 lockdown period, has to date managed to raise an outstanding amount of R12 …

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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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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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Woolworths May 1, 2020, 7:04 p.m.

In partnership with Woolworths, Infinity Culinary Training (ICT) has started serving around 1 000 nutritious meals per day to Cape Town’s most vulnerable communities.

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Freedom Day #Each1Feed1 Lockdown Food Distribution in Limpopo

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 28, 2020, 4:17 p.m.

Freedom Day 2020 has been an unfamiliar experience given that we cannot gather with our loved ones and commemorate the day we voted in the country’s first democratic elections in …

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Food Distribution to Child-Headed Households #Each1Feed1

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 25, 2020, 11:24 a.m.

South Africa is a nation that is perhaps best described as a nation borne out of solidarity. The means by which we overcame our troubled past was by each group …

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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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This possible #2030isPossible

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 17, 2020, 6:24 p.m.

The outbreak of Covid-19 has definitely caused some of the most challenging and uncertain times in our history. The lockdown has affected access to food for many of the most …

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Each One, Feed One

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 14, 2020, 8:17 p.m.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation applauds the decisive leadership being given to South Africa by President Cyril Ramaphosa in addressing the challenges posed by COVID-19.

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Shiloh FAQ's and lockdown facts

Shilo April 8, 2020, 8:05 p.m.

Shiloh, nutritious meals in transit, answers some questions and provides some facts to ensure they keep their staff safe in this time and keeps providing nutritious meals to the people …

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Cultured Meat: Just Around the Corner?

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 25, 2019, 2:20 p.m.

The idea of growing meat outside an animal has been around for a long time. In 1931, Winston Churchill wrote that by the 1980s “we shall escape the absurdity of …

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