Login |  

*

 
 
 
HEADLINE NEWS
The waste management hierarchy1 ranks waste management options in order of preference according to the type of waste, and therefore the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) recognises the importance of putting emphasis on the hierarchy in its upcoming its flagship conference, WasteCon 2018.

What can civil society, business and ordinary citizens do to not only survive but prosper in a context of state and governing party failure, and a lack of trust in democratic institutions, that has long-term repercussions for the economy?

The Waste Minimization and Recycling Interest Group (WMRIG) had a massive turn out in Philippi, Cape Town, where 80 locally based entrepreneurs where shown how to literally turn their plastic into cash. This initiative was held in October 2017, and involved 3 organizations at the forefront of their industry, Petco (PET bottles), Polyco (other plastics) and PRASA (paper recyclers).

Companies Making a Difference
Every World Hunger Month, the Add Hope campaign raises awareness about hunger and malnutrition, encouraging an increase in donations

Ikemeleng Multipurpose Centre has been in operation for 15 years (established in 2002) and assists the community of Bohlokong.

Winners of the 2017 Santam Child Art competition overwhelmed and inspired judges with originality & interpretation of the ‘Bursting with colour’ theme

This is according to recently released WhyFive BrandMapp 2017 Top End Study that annually tracks changes at the top of SA’s wealth triangle.

They are targeting their annual Kids 4 Kids initiative to raise R300 000 for Red Cross Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town.

Latest News
The 10th annual Green Building Convention took place from 9 – 11 October 2017 and convened more than 50 local & international speakers & 500 delegates

Qhubeka, a charity that moves people forward with bicycles is distributing 175 bicycles to schoolchildren and Neighbourhood Watch volunteers.

HospiceWits honours those who were a beacon of hope and strength

Continued generosity enables us to stand beside youth on the front lines of HIV, AIDS, and malaria prevention.

Hope House Counselling Centre has stressed the need for more qualified child counsellors to address issues of child trauma and abuse.


Subscribe now and share in our quest to make our
world a better place and be part of our online 
community - Subscription is quick and free.... 

       
 

CHANGE MAKERS

Loretta Burgers Joseph    
New Chairperson-The Wheat Trust


 

I grew up in Elsies River on the Cape Flats. I am an Activist with compassion, spirit and perseverance to restore socio-economic and political injustices. I am self- driven, I am practical, I am a self-starter and motivated by positive energy. I create my own needs based realities       ...  read more

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

MAIN EVENTS
NGO's MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Hope House is a non-profit organisation that offers counselling, addiction recovery support and training in psychosocial intervention education in Cape Town. Our services are open to everyone, regardless of age, identity or religious affiliation  ...     read  more

 

VIDEO

2ND HARVEST - NPC


2nd Harvest (NPC) aims to support communities, ECD’s, NGO’s & existing soup kitchens with nutritionally balanced meals
Vision: To Feed a nutritionally balanced meal to children & elderly in poor communities. HUNGRY CHILDREN CANNOT BE TAUGHT....   read more

 

 

 

 


 

Quote of the day

Character is a man’s guiding destiny.

Heraclitus

 Quote :
“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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright 2011 by WeCanChangeOurWorld   Terms Of Use  Privacy Statement