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NAOMI - “Community Developer”
Jesmina (Naomi) STEMMET born and raised in the notorious gang land Hanover Park and it is with this passion, drive and full understanding of what it entails to be a young person growing up in a disadvantaged district like Hanover Park, that she has found the strength to pursue such a huge noble cause. Following the call of her heart “Community Developer”... read more
Our mandate is to improve the quality of life for the intellectually challenged, and to evolve the South African societal views and acceptance of these individuals into society. We want to create a welcoming atmosphere of love and acceptance in every outlet, and provide exceptional quality of food and dining experiences to our customers..... read more
The Animal Anti-Cruelty League (AACL) depends on the generosity of the public and it is solely through donations that it is able to survive.
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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
Brothers For All focuses on equipping offenders, ex-offenders and vulnerable youth with aspirational technology and entrepreneurship skills. Check out how we do this through different programmes ... Review
Indian Ocean Dipole: The obscure climate phenomenon driving drought
Oxfam East Africa via [[https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oxfam_East_Africa_-_SomalilandDrought016.jpg Wikimedia Commons]]</span>An obscure climate phenomenon in the Indian Ocean is contributing to an East Africa drought that is threatening the lives of millions of people, as famine looms. Read more... | Send to a friend
SA's paper recycling recovery rate on par with developed countries
© danielvfung – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]</span>In the 2000, the Paper Recycling Association of South Africa (PRASA) reported a 38% paper recovery rate, rising to 59% in 2011. The association had projected paper recycling rates to increase to 63% by the end of 2017 but by December 2015 the paper and paper packaging industry exceeded this with 66% of the nation's recoverable paper and cardboard being recovered for recycling during 2015. The 1.2-million tonnes of recyclable paper and paper packaging diverted from landfill equates to 1,435 Olympic-sized swimming pools. Read more... | Send to a friend
Students harness the sun to purify water
Students at the University of Buffalo, New York, have devised an economically viable system to clean water for personal use. It is a water purifying design, roughly the size of a miniature refrigerator, that is able to turn saltwater or stagnant, contaminated pools into pristine water. Read more... | Send to a friend
R17m skills programme to empower youth
© HONGQI ZHANG – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]</span>A newly launched R17m skills programme is expected to enhance the employability of people, especially the youth, from poor backgrounds and those that are referred to as the missing middle. Read more... | Send to a friend
Sustainable African businesses can help unlock $1tn in new market value
© alphaspirit – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]</span>A recently released report, African Better Business, Better World puts African CEOs and entrepreneurs in the spotlight as drivers of a sustainable future. Read more... | Send to a friend