Navigating Purpose and Passion: The Duality of Leading an NGO

Khulisa May 20, 2024, 2:45 p.m.

Leading an NGO like Khulisa Social Solutions, with 27 years of impactful work, has been incredibly rewarding.

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Nominate your charity of choice to stand a chance of receiving a share of 20,000 blankets May 1, 2024, 12:37 p.m.

As the chill of winter begins to settle in, Zunaid Moti, the renowned philanthropist and business magnate, has announced an ambitious initiative to provide warmth and comfort to those in …

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Engen’s Nisha secures support for The Sanctuary for the 9th consecutive year

Engen April 25, 2024, 2:50 p.m.

Engen employee Nisha Sathiapaul has once again used Engen's Employee Community Partnership Programme (ECPP) to raise vital funds for The Sanctuary.

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Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa unveils a R12 million groundwater harvesting mega project

wcc-admin Oct. 24, 2023, 2:38 p.m.

19 OCTOBER 2023: Graaff-Reinet- Residents of drought stricken Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape, are set to receive a much-needed boost in their water supply.

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MTN SA Foundation Partners with SOS Children’s Village for the children of Ennerdale Aug. 24, 2023, 1:10 p.m.

In response to an appeal from SOS Children's Village South Africa for corporates to partner with them to brighten the lives of their children.

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Young community leader aims to create jobs in her community Aug. 5, 2022, 12:14 p.m.

Alinah Mazibuko, a community leader, is aiding disadvantaged youth with gaps in their education in becoming entrepreneurs. Her goal is to create jobs for the youth; and she has hosted …

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MAMA's Alliance May 19, 2022, 12:45 p.m.

Many communities in South Africa are reeling from the effects of COVID-19 and numerous socio-economic challenges compounded by natural disasters, unemployment, HIV and poverty.

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A special Easter delight for vulnerable kids in Mbizana April 25, 2022, 9:38 a.m.

Easter is traditionally a time of blessing but there was a special Easter treat in store for the children of the Umz’uvukile Special School Centre, which looks after children with …

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‘Pay it forward’ is an expression for when the recipient of an act of kindness does something kind for someone else rather than simply accepting or repaying the original good …

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Uthando (Love) South Africa March 2022 April 11, 2022, 10:29 a.m.

Our monthly newsletters aim to inspire our readers, by reflecting stories, people and community development projects which are building South Africa at grass roots level. Stories of inspiration, innovation, resilience …

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Uthando (Love) South Africa - two recent reviews March 29, 2022, 12:24 p.m.

Like most people I guess, I have been feeling rather melancholy about global events and the suffering by so many people in different parts of the world due to needless …

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A decade of dedication, storytelling, passion and Love! March 4, 2022, 10:08 a.m.

What started out as a chance to earn a decent living wage turned out to be a life-changing experience for me. It opened so many amazing possibilities to contribute to …

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Turning One-hundred-and-one at Nazareth House Pretoria

Nazareth House March 3, 2022, 10:24 a.m.

When you first see Mrs. Amalia Alaide Maria Snyman (nee Tasciotti) walking down the corridor, you would be forgiven for believing that this lady, who walks upright, with a spring …

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When is it Time for Assisted Living?

Nazareth House March 3, 2022, 10:14 a.m.

As your parents or loved one’s age, you notice subtle signs and the increasing need for additional support and care in their day to day living spaces and surroundings.

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Engen George Eco Stop supports Options Care Centre

Engen Jan. 25, 2022, 8:37 a.m.

Engen George Eco Stop has again stepped up to support Options Care Centre ensuring that it continues to provide much needed care and support for expecting mothers.

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Businesses & NGOs support community development through product purchases with The Printery

Hope Africa Collective Oct. 29, 2021, 9:23 a.m.

As the end of 2021 approaches, many businesses and nonprofits are looking for last-minute ways to fulfil product and printing needs.

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Greater Tygerberg Partnership Oct. 28, 2021, 4:58 a.m.

The Greater Tygerberg Partnership (GTP) in collaboration with MES - Safe Space, GrowZA and Xylem yesterday officially opened Bellville’s urban food garden, known as the Life Changing Garden, with its …

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Bridging the digital divide with affordable high speed Internet in Cape Town townships Sept. 14, 2021, 11:39 a.m.

South Africans are acutely aware of the alarming disparity in our society between the haves and have-nots. It permeates into almost every aspect of our everyday reality, from education, health …

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Government urged to collaborate with civil society to rebuild

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers Sept. 6, 2021, 5:22 p.m.

While the shadow of the civil unrest in South Africa will impact the economy and business confidence for some time to come, what of the healing that needs to take …

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Imperial partners with Trails South Africa in first phase of national community development project Aug. 13, 2021, 11:50 a.m.

Imperial is proud to partner with Trails South Africa, a non-profit company engaged in developing an adventure tourist network in South Africa, on its Trails Western Cape project.

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Migrants and Displaced Persons June 6, 2021, 8:13 p.m.

The situation of mobile people in SA continues to be full of ambiguities and uncertainties. In many ways it mirrors the moral and political landscape in many countries where such …

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Makhanda’s roads to get a long-overdue facelift May 13, 2021, 7:34 p.m.

Rolling out information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure is known to be vital to a country’s developmental and productivity prospects, just as its road network.....

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When South African winemakers earn a coveted place in the annual Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top Ten Challenge line-up, there is certainly satisfaction for the achievement and the acclaim it …

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Uthando (Love) South Africa March 2021 April 8, 2021, 8:49 p.m.

I was recently asked what lessons I had learnt as the manager of a Non Profit Organisation (NPO) operating in the tourism space during the Covid-19 crisis, the subsequent lockdown …

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Revisioning Cape Town and all its residents March 31, 2021, 7:43 p.m.

Moving Cape Town from a colonial city into an equitable and celebrated multi-cultural future, so that all people may see their histories and memories represented, was the theme of a …

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Why financial literacy should be a human right March 23, 2021, 8:11 p.m.

Financial literacy is a survival skill, because it is impossible to survive – and then go on to thrive – in today’s complex economic reality without an understanding of basic …

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Access to sustainable and reliable water is not only critical, but fundamental to the provision of basic human rights. But it is not just ‘access’ to water that is key........

read more Toy Project Brings COVID-19 Relief To Local Seamstresses Jan. 22, 2021, 7:36 a.m.

A community initiative by comparison platform has enabled a local small business and team of out-of-work seamstresses to support their families through South Africa’s extended COVID-19 lockdown

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Observatory Improvement District cleans up in the face of COVID-19 Dec. 3, 2020, 8:19 p.m.

As the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to be felt, disruption to services, rising unemployment, increased crime and increases in the number of people living on the streets have …

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MMH honours its Volunteers champions at annual Lesedi Awards2020 Nov. 19, 2020, 3:51 p.m.

Momentum Metropolitan Holdings is proud to announce the winners of its fifth annual Lesedi Awards at a hybrid digital/physical event hosted in Sandton recently and webcast globally.

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R100 000 water enterprise win brings hope to Limpopo families

Trialogue Nov. 6, 2020, 3:52 p.m.

An R100 000 prize for a non-profit organisation’s excellent monitoring and evaluation (M&E) methods has made a world of difference to rural Limpopo households battling to survive the ravages of …

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Nelson Mandela University and Foundation partner to advance Madiba’s legacy Feb. 4, 2020, 7:09 a.m.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Nelson Mandela University have joined hands in an effort to advance the legacy of the world icon after which they are named.

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Roadshow sees Gauteng Mamas progress with commitment to community development Nov. 25, 2019, 2:39 p.m.

Community wellbeing is a team effort, and in order to ensure communities continue to thrive, progress and develop, check ins are needed to assess growth. With this in mind, the …

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