What is the future? When I hear the word ‘future’ what comes to my mind?

The Justice Desk Sept. 21, 2021, 12:53 p.m.

Ahluma is a girl child that is in our Mbokodo Club Project. The Justice Desk's “Mbokodo Club” (The Rock Club) project focuses on offering leadership and empowerment workshops, mental health …

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AWIEF2021 Global Speakers Announced

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 6, 2021, 5:46 p.m.

High-level global speakers to lead discussions on post-pandemic recovery and economic growth at AWIEF2021 Conference.

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One-and-only launched by Mhani Gingi Social Entrepreneurial Network!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 6, 2021, 12:55 p.m.

LAUNCH of Mhani Gingi Social Entrepreneurial Network’s state-of-the-art Agri-Processing Hub on 31st August 2021, will further empower marginalised women and communities being assisted in agricultural and food security activities.

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Women's Month edition - Afrika Tikkun

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 3, 2021, 1:05 p.m.

Although Women's Month came to an end yesterday, we have no plans to stop celebrating women around the country.

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Simon Dippenaar & Associates - Women’s Month special

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 24, 2021, 8:05 a.m.

This month is Women’s Month, so we are addresses issues of particular relevance to women and their partners and children.

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Engen’s Siza Khwela: Breaking through the gender door

Engen Aug. 17, 2021, 6:27 a.m.

Women’s Month affords South Africans time to step back and deeply reflect on the incredible contribution made by the mothers, sisters and daughters among us that all ensure the stability, …

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Mustadafin Foundation celebrates Women's Month

Mustadafin Foundation Aug. 17, 2021, 6:21 a.m.

Mustadafin Foundation is a 35-year-old organisation that supports and encourage the empowerment of women. With a 95% female staff compliment and led by a female director Ghairunisa Johnstone-Cassiem, Mustadafin’s......

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Thembela Dlokweni: An Engen dealer inspiring others through faith and integrity

Engen Aug. 13, 2021, 11:44 a.m.

A powerful force to be reckoned with…words that perfectly describe an Eastern Cape entrepreneur, wife and mother who is the proud owner of not one but two Engen service stations …

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Wentworth’s Wendy: Engen Maths & Science School set me up to succeed

Engen Aug. 11, 2021, 1:56 p.m.

“Women’s Month allows me to reflect on how proud I am to be a woman and recognise the progress I’ve made in my career and personal life,” says Wendy Alerson, …

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Future Females Foundation event raises funds for Phakama Community Centre & Safehouse Project

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 5, 2021, 9:05 a.m.

Phakama Community Center has been a safe haven for the Gugulethu community for almost 20 years - providing nourishment, empowerment through learning and upskilling, counselling, and a safe space for …

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Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Announces Call for Nominations for AWIEF Awards 2

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 15, 2021, 6:02 p.m.

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) opens the nominations for the 2021 annual AWIEF Awards.

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riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 27, 2021, 6:17 p.m.

The U.S. Embassy in South Africa and the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) are once again partnering to implement the 2021 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) South Africa …

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Women in tech at risk of being left behind

Trialogue June 24, 2021, 12:39 p.m.

Women are the most untapped resource in technology, but they continue to be underrepresented in the field and are at risk of being left behind altogether, according to Ayumi Moore …

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DHL Express and AWIEF Launch Game-Changing Business Skills App in South Africa

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 14, 2021, 10:22 a.m.

In a ground-breaking partnership, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, DHL Express and AWIEF have recently launched HerVenture to bring vital entrepreneurial skills and support to women across South Africa.

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We painted Social Media Red during Menstrual Hygiene Month!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 9, 2021, 11:20 a.m.

May is Menstrual Hygiene Month with Menstrual Hygiene Day celebrated annually on the 28th of May.

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May is Menstrual Hygiene Management Month

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 25, 2021, 8:18 a.m.

For #MHMDay2021 we have a number of activities, activations and awareness initiatives planned.

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Giving back has never been easier, and won’t cost you a cent!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 30, 2021, 10:48 p.m.

One of the easiest ways to enable us to do the work that we do is for you to apply for a Woolworths – MySchool My Village My Planet card …

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Engen and Caring4Girls visit Tshedimosetso and Kanana Secondary schools

Engen April 8, 2021, 9:28 p.m.

On April 7th, 550 learners at Kanana Secondary School in Orkney in the North West Province and 323 female learners at Tshedimosetso Secondary in Klerksdorp received hygiene hampers, ensuring that …

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Engen supports Caring4Girls feminine hygiene initiative at Bakwena and Lesele Secondary schools

Engen April 3, 2021, 7:47 p.m.

134 learners at Bakwena Secondary School in Brits in the North WP and 151 learners at Lesele Secondary School in Boons, North West received hygiene hampers, ensuring that the girls …

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riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 17, 2021, 3:35 p.m.

A collective of divergent thought leaders in the marketing and communications sector on the African continent have joined forces to support organisations who want to support organisations....

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riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 8, 2021, 6:12 p.m.

It’s an age-old saying: “Women are better at multi-tasking than men.” Since the pandemic hit our shores, with the resultant lockdown levels, this sweeping generalization has been tested; with millions …

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Marie Stopes March 4, 2021, 6:39 p.m.

Marie Stopes South Africa today announced the launch of their #TearThemDown campaign – a fight against all illegal abortion service providers in the country.

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Careerbox receives global award for training and developing 35k youth and women

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 23, 2021, 6:46 p.m.

Leading African Impact Sourcing agency Careerbox receives the 2021 Global Impact Sourcing Award from the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals for work done to advance and promote Impact Sourcing.

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The ugly truth about love

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 12, 2021, 6:09 p.m.

It’s February, the month of love. What are you expecting from your partner? A box of chocolates or a black eye?

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SPAR stands up for Women during Women’s Month

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 30, 2020, 3:17 p.m.

SPAR Western Cape handed over a cheque of R412 500 to the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children, thanks to the generosity of loyal SPAR shoppers.

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Engen pledges another R1m to Caring4Girls feminine hygiene initiative

Engen Nov. 4, 2020, 2:42 p.m.

Another 5 270 female learners will approach their monthly cycles with confidence and dignity after Engen committed a further R1 million to the Caring4Girls feminine hygiene initiative, following a R2.5 …

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Periods don’t stop during Pandemics #ItsTimeForAction

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 30, 2020, 5:36 p.m.

Global Organisation – WASH United is committed to advocacy and education with a focus on menstrual hygiene and human rights.

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Thank-you Kingsmead College!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za 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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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 Women's Month

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 4, 2020, 6:26 p.m.

Every year on 9 August, South Africa celebrates the brave women who marched to the Union Buildings in 1956 to petition against the introduction of pass laws for black women. …

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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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Help us change the world one Care Kit at a time

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 28, 2020, 6:14 a.m.

We design and produce reusable menstrual pads for underprivileged women in South Africa and we need your support.

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The crucial role of media in achieving gender equality

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 28, 2020, 6:05 a.m.

In partnership with industry, civil society, government and regulatory bodies, the campaign aims to actively fight gender-based violence (GBV) and promote gender equality in SA by calling on the media …

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Commitment for Gender Equality in SA

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 25, 2020, 8:02 p.m.

Gender-based violence (GBV) is being called the shadow pandemic. South Africa has one of the highest rates of GBV in the world.

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To provide warmth to the most vulnerable populations in our communities

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 19, 2020, 6:22 p.m.

Sheltersuit Foundation believes that everyone deserves warmth and dignity. Human warmth Is a human right.

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What young women of South Africa want

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers Aug. 19, 2020, 10:20 a.m.

Young women want to be counted as women leaders in South Africa every day, not just during one month of each year. They want to create safe spaces for themselves …

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Society needs to step up and offer women real support

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers Aug. 8, 2020, 7:25 p.m.

There is not much to celebrate this Women’s Day when women are bearing the brunt of responsibility under lockdown, and their safety and security is threatened: both physically and economically.

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U-turn's Good News and Extraordinary Women

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 8, 2020, 7:09 p.m.

August is Women’s month in South Africa. Many of women find themselves on the street after violence or sexual abuse in the family. Once on the street.....

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Central Gauteng Lions and Lions Cricket join forces with POWA, to assist in curbing femicide!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 8, 2020, 6:31 p.m.

SA has the highest rate of GBV incidents in the world and the numbers remain unabated. The partnership seeks to raise the awareness of the high level of GBV rates …

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Engen salutes nursing hero who continues to reach for the sky

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 8, 2020, 6:24 p.m.

Despite having her dreams put on pause by COVID-19, registered nurse Zandile Mawela remains determined to obtain her Master’s degree and work overseas.

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It's Mandela Month!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 16, 2020, 2:04 p.m.

As promised, during Mandela Month, we are bringing you different ways that you can assist Dignity Dreams.

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The spirit of Ubuntu sees the upskilling of communities

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 8, 2020, 7:32 p.m.

South Africa is a resilient nation that has overcome many difficult times through the spirit of Ubuntu (showing humanity towards others). Even through lockdown and the coronavirus crisis, South Africans …

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SLAY Festival Joburg brings out 1200 young women for day of learning and networking

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 11, 2020, 11:56 a.m.

On Saturday, March 7th, more than 1200 entrepreneurs and professionals attended SLAY Festival Johannesburg, a one-day learning and networking experience for young professional women in Africa.

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Today is International Women’s Day!

Grassroot Soccer March 8, 2020, 9:08 p.m.

March 8, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

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Commonwealth gathering urges countries to make this ‘the decade of gender equality’

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 8, 2020, 8:57 p.m.

A Commonwealth gathering has called for an end to gender inequality by 2030 so every girl can have the same opportunities as boys.

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Uber partners with African Management Institute to educate and empower women entrepreneurs

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 14, 2020, 5:50 a.m.

Uber has launched a high-impact learning programme to help women drivers and those in their communities to develop the skills needed to thrive as independent entrepreneurs and make the most …

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Trek4Mandela benefits Northern Cape school girls

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 14, 2020, 5:39 a.m.

Over 150 girls at the Moshaweng Secondary School in Loopeng, will have a greater chance of staying in school to reach their full potential, thanks to the efforts of legal …

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The 2019 AWIEF Conference, Expo and Awards

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 3, 2020, 5:42 a.m.

A significant year for AWIEF celebrating the 5th year as Africa's #1 Women Entrepreneurship platform, promoting women and innovation within the African entrepreneurship ecosystem.

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Commonwealth young champion named among TIME Magazine 100 leaders of tomorrow

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 14, 2019, 12:26 p.m.

Time magazine has named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi among its 100 world rising stars who are shaping the future. Nigerian women’s rights activist Osowobi is …

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Committed board members key to good NPO governance

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 31, 2019, 12:22 p.m.

Many South African non-profit organisations (NPOs) do not pay sufficient attention to recruiting and nurturing their board members, unaware that the board is ultimately responsible for the governance of an …

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How to change a life.

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 6, 2019, 9:49 a.m.

A young woman with no access to menstrual products cannot begin to achieve her full potential and if she cannot even get off the starting line she will never escape …

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Finalists announced for 2019 AWIEF Awards

nwabisa@quirky30.co.za Aug. 29, 2019, 1:07 p.m.

Women entrepreneurs across multiple industries in Africa acknowledged for their leadership and innovation

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This Women’s Day we celebrate a Chemical Engineer from Motherwell

nwabisa@quirky30.co.za Aug. 29, 2019, 11:06 a.m.

Sinothando Tiso is one of many young women whose horizons have broadened thanks to Engen.

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Women's Legal Centre - 20th Anniversary Celebrations

nwabisa@quirky30.co.za Aug. 29, 2019, 9:54 a.m.

The Women’s Legal Centre is an African feminist legal centre that advances women’s rights and equality through strategic litigation, advocacy and partnerships.

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Celebrating Women’s Month with the women of #ChristelHouseSA

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 28, 2019, 10:30 a.m.

This #WomensMonth, we commemorate the brave women who marched to the Union Buildings in 1956 against the proposed amendments to the Urban Areas Act of 1950, commonly referred to as …

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riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 22, 2019, 11:27 a.m.

In a month that celebrates the women of our country - the contribution to our freedom by the women of the 1956 March, the formidable women who have followed in …

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