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IkamvaYouth is a non-profit organisation that provides after-school tutoring to high school learners in townships and currently has 14 branches in 5 provinces. One of the most startling facts in SA's education is that only half of children enrolled in Grade 1 make it to matric and of those...
PEDI is a not-for-profit company that works to promote economic growth and development in the Philippi Industrial area and the Philippi Horticultural Area. PEDI’s mission is to transform the area into a thriving urban hub where businesses choose to invest and grow, and where people choose to live, work and play.
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“It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones”
— Nelson Mandela
Medical disaster relief unit assists Hout Bay fire victims
With a recent fire destroying 2,200 homes and leaving about 10,000 people displaced in Mandela Park Hout Bay, the community was left traumatised and in desperate need of support. The Cipla Foundation installed a disaster relief medical unit, which is now fully operational and located on the Hout Bay sports grounds in close proximity to the affected area to provide assistance to the community. Read more... | Send to a friend
WRC launches mine water atlas
The Water Research Commission (WRC), in partnership with consulting firm Golder Associates, has launched the South African Mine Water Atlas. Read more... | Send to a friend
BCC to ensure health of Benguela Current ecosystem through sustainable management
©Werner Lehmann via [[www.123RF.com 123RF]] - Fishing boats in the Velddrif harbour, West Coast, South Africa</span>Supporting fisheries, tourism, recreation, and thousands of jobs, a sustainable Benguela Current ecosystem is the lifeblood of the ‘ocean economy' on South Africa's West Coast. A workshop has been held in Cape Town during which scientists, government officials, business and civil society representatives considered linkages between the diverse “ecosystem services” provided by the ocean and coastal environment, and how best to measure and monitor both their economic value and environmental health. Read more... | Send to a friend
Investing in a circular water economy in SA
© Chaiyapruk Chanwatthana – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]</span>The 2017 UN World Water Development Report: Wastewater, the Untapped Resource indicates that for decades, people have been using fresh water faster than nature can replace it, contributing in some regions to hunger, disease, conflict and migration. Read more... | Send to a friend
GBCSA shares water-saving tips
South Africa is the 30th driest country in the world, and water is becoming one of our most scarce resources. The impacts of our uneven and irregular rainfall patterns have been sorely felt this summer, with serious water restriction measures having been put in place by most municipalities. Read more... | Send to a friend