Engen to fuel ‘Gammie-on-the-Go’ disability challenge

Engen Oct. 20, 2023, 11:19 p.m.

Cross discipline para-athlete, Sean Clarke is all set to take the impossible to new extremes to help raise funds for 16-year-old, James Thusi Willers who is in desperate need of …

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Wits University and the Centre for Deaf Studies honors Takalani Sesame

wcc-admin Oct. 5, 2023, 6:57 a.m.

Takalani Sesame, the much-loved South African children’s edutainment television program, and its creator the Sesame Workshop have received an award for “Best Children’s Program: SASL and Inclusivity”. The award is …

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Engen joins hands with Breede Valley APD for Casual Day celebrations

Engen Sept. 14, 2023, 8:50 a.m.

Engen and the Breede Valley Association for Persons with Disabilities (BVAPD) celebrated Casual Day, which is South Africa’s leading fund-raising and awareness campaign for Persons with Disabilities.

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Engen helps Upington disabled artisans enter the workplace

Engen July 25, 2023, 4:08 p.m.

Engen has partnered with the Disability Economic Empowerment Trust (DEET) to launch an artisan training programme for 100 people with disabilities that will assist them with the skills required to …

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Psychosocial Disability Awareness Month July 2023

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 12, 2023, 9:26 a.m.

“Open and honest conversations can play a significant role in promoting awareness and fostering a more accepting society. Much of the stigma around psychosocial disabilities are perpetuated by cultural and …

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Disability is not an obstacle - reshaping old perceptions about the industry

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 22, 2023, 1:28 p.m.

Many of us would battle if we were to spend a day in a wheelchair experiencing the world through the eyes of someone who relies on a wheelchair for mobility

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Disability is not inability says road accident fund ahead of RAF disability career Expo

info@klassikdigital.co.za May 19, 2023, 11:33 a.m.

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) is the headline sponsor for this year’s RAF Disability Career Expo, taking place at Johannesburg Expo centre Nasrec on Thursday and Friday this week.

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Sun International takes a seat for CEO Wheelchair Campaign 2023

info@klassikdigital.co.za April 5, 2023, 1:01 p.m.

Sun International CEO Anthony Leeming took a seat for the day - not at the boardroom table, but in a wheelchair, to create awareness for those with intellectual disabilities

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Motorsport enabling teen to live beyond her disabilities - heroes don’t always wear capes

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 14, 2023, 12:29 p.m.

Most youngsters at 15 years of age are excitedly edging towards a learner’s driving licence – one step closer to the real thing at 18, and a world of perceived …

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Decisive, collaborative action is critical for SA's disabled youth

info@klassikdigital.co.za Dec. 5, 2022, 3:20 p.m.

Although South Africa has made progress in developing legislation and policy framework for the inclusion of disabled people, more still needs to be done in terms of implementation.

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More disabled drivers get behind the wheel

info@klassikdigital.co.za Nov. 18, 2022, 6:28 a.m.

Rebecca Makeke recently passed her driver’s license on her very first attempt - proof that Engen’s partnership with the Disability Economic Empowerment Trust (DEET)

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We’ve achieved 90% and now we are aiming for 100%

Breadline Africa Oct. 31, 2022, 10:15 a.m.

This month, we achieved an incredible milestone – all thanks to your committed support. On 10 October, we launched our 900th unit at Nobuntu Early Childhood Development and Disability Centre …

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Engen helps disabled artisans in KZN enter the workplace

Engen Oct. 24, 2022, 12:26 p.m.

Engen has partnered with the Disability Economic Empowerment Trust (DEET) to launch an artisan training programme for 100 people with disabilities that will assist them with the skills required to …

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Coding and Robotics Project for Special Schools and Youth with Disabilities

info@klassikdigital.co.za Oct. 6, 2022, 11:49 a.m.

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a massive ramification for the digital economy. The digital transformation of work and education has accelerated as different organizations seek ways to minimize human interaction …

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Vodacom’s Emergency Service app empowers the Deaf community

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 26, 2022, 8:32 a.m.

September is Deaf Awareness Month. It’s a chance to raise awareness about the challenges that South Africa’s four million Deaf and hard-of-hearing people continue to face.

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Finalists of the SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards 2022 Announced

Engen Sept. 9, 2022, 11:33 a.m.

The SAB Foundation, in partnership with Technology Innovation Agency, is excited to announce the 24 finalists who have been selected for its annual Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards 2022.

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Engen boosts access to skills and development for people with disabilities

Engen Sept. 9, 2022, 11:03 a.m.

One hundred persons with disabilities and their families are set to benefit from Engen’s R848 680 donation to the Breede Valley Association for Persons with Disabilities (APD) over the next …

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Practical Literacy Programme For Learners with Special Learning Needs

Salesian Institute Youth Projects Sept. 8, 2022, 1:05 p.m.

The Salesian Institute Youth Projects Learn to Live School of Skills, introduced the Learn to Live Legacy Project into the school in late 2021.

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What are you doing this Mandela Day?

Chaeli Campaign July 21, 2022, 10:09 a.m.

Mandela Day is a global call to action that celebrates the idea that every individual has the power to make an impact. What are YOU doing this Mandela Day? Join …

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CTSB Winter News

Cape Town Society for the Blind June 30, 2022, 2:43 p.m.

In any job, you must be driven by what means something to you and adds value to your life. For me that’s people, more importantly, the people we work with …

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Ster-Kinekor is celebrating International Albinism Awareness Day at Carnival City

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 14, 2022, 12:49 p.m.

To celebrate International Albinism Awareness Day on 13 June 2022, Carnival City partnered with Ster-Kinekor to open its cinema for albino children to come and watch the Sonic 2 movie.

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MySchool & Action in Autism highlight the need for improved autism awareness and acceptance locally

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 9, 2022, 12:13 p.m.

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet (MySchool), South Africa’s leading community fundraising platform, is highlighting the vital work being done by one of its beneficiaries to support families and individuals impacted by autism.

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Coming together for change in the workplace!

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 8, 2022, 10:33 a.m.

This month we bring you highlights of the Citi Disability Career Expo, where learners, educators, entrepreneurs, corporates and NGOs were making a difference by championing change for disability in the …

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Engen supported programme a huge success as disabled drivers pass their licences

Engen June 4, 2022, 11:07 a.m.

All candidates enrolled on the Eastern Cape Engen and Disability Economic Empowerment Trust (DEET) driver training programme have obtained their learner’s licences, with 20 candidates also successfully passing their driver’s …

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Barbie® Reveals its First Doll with Behind the Ear Hearing Aids and Ken doll with vitiligo

info@klassikdigital.co.za May 13, 2022, 3:15 p.m.

New dolls are part of the Barbie Fashionistas line where the Barbie brand delivers the most diversity and inclusion, where 175+ looks have been introduced

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APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH – How do you support a child with ASD?

info@klassikdigital.co.za April 6, 2022, 5:18 p.m.

Every year, the importance of April being Autism month increases. Initially it started with a focus on April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day - aimed to increase awareness or …

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Engen contributes crucial new equipment to Mason Lincoln Special School

Engen March 17, 2022, 8:38 a.m.

Engen has stepped up to support Mason Lincoln Special School, an Umlazi-based school which caters for physically challenged, visually impaired, autistic, intellectually impaired (mild), epileptic learners, and learners with albinism.

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Intellectual Disability Awareness Month 2022

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 7, 2022, 11:24 a.m.

People with intellectual disability want the same things as everybody else. They want a sense of belonging and purpose, and a chance to make friends and enjoy life.

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Disability Connect - National Disability Right Awareness Month

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 10, 2021, 11:30 a.m.

South Africa celebrates National Disability Rights Awareness Month annually between 3 November and 3 December. 3 December is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and is also celebrated as …

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Engen gives children with disabilities a memorable experience

Engen Dec. 9, 2021, 9:38 a.m.

Courtesy of Engen, children living with disabilities celebrated International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD) on 3 December 2021, grooming and riding horses at The EARTH Centre.

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R16.15 million awarded to 28 of South Africa’s most inspiring social innovators

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 7, 2021, 10:49 a.m.

Siyanda Mthethwa, founder of Kuloola, South Africa’s first rural online grocery store, was the overall winner in the SAB Foundation Social Innovation Award while Ernest Majenge, creator of the Ruby …

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Engen helps Zininzi get behind the wheel

Engen Dec. 7, 2021, 10:27 a.m.

Contracting Tuberculous Meningitis as a 10-year-old may have left Zininzi Mpurwana paralysed but the go-getting East Londoner has refused to let her disability define who she is, choosing instead to …

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5 Ways ICT Is A Great Career For Those Living With Disabilities

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 15, 2021, 7:28 a.m.

If you have a physical disability, getting ready for the world of work may seem daunting, however there are some jobs that once you have received training, provide excellent career …

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Engen helps people with disabilities get behind the wheel

Engen Nov. 8, 2021, 11:03 a.m.

Engen has partnered with the Disability Economic Empowerment Trust to launch a training programme for people with disabilities that will assist them with all the requirements and skills required to …

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Sustainable rural farming solutions, assistive mechanisms for people living with disabilities

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 4, 2021, 10:30 a.m.

The SAB Foundation has announced the 23 finalists of its annual Social Innovation and Disability Awards. They stand a chance to win a total of R12.95 million in funding and …

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Moving hearing impaired candidates from job seekers to job creators

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 13, 2021, 5:59 p.m.

As a fitting tribute to mark the end of Deaf Awareness month, INMED South Africa, has partnered with the Deaf Empowerment Firm (DEF), to host an aquaponics training workshop for …

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World’s First Hotel with Deaf Employees celebrates Signtember

Park Inn-Radisson Sept. 14, 2021, 6:15 a.m.

Signtember at Park Inn® by Radisson in Newlands is a big month for the Radisson Group. The commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident in every facet of the business.

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Awesome August celebrations with The Chaeli Campaign

Chaeli Campaign Aug. 31, 2021, 6:20 p.m.

August is our birthday month and we are celebrating 17 years of making a difference in the lives of disabled children, young adults and their communities.

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The Nazareth Story!

Nazareth House Aug. 5, 2021, 8:23 a.m.

Welcome August and welcome Women’s Month! I want to start with a quote by Audrey Hepburn; ‘as you grow older, you will realise you have two hands.

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Madiba Day Give Back from the World’s First Covid-Protective Shirt Founder

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 15, 2021, 6:57 p.m.

Embracing the Values of Respect, Sanctity of Life and Love & Care, Little Eden is a registered non-profit organisation providing life-long care to children and adults with profound intellectual disability.

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Change is happening--Disability connect

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 27, 2021, 7:53 p.m.

Advocate Jan Tladi defied the odds when he became the first completely blind student to graduate with a PhD from the North-West University (NWU).

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Rolling for a good cause

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 27, 2021, 7:34 p.m.

The World Health Organisation estimates that of the 100 million people who need wheelchairs worldwide, only 5 – 15% have access. In South Africa wheelchair prices range from R2500 to …

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ENTREPRENEUR SPOTLIGHT: WANDILE KHUMALO - SYKED

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 6, 2021, 9:45 a.m.

This month we shine the spotlight on Syked, a virtual private counselling platform for individuals looking for alternative ways of seeking mental health support without putting themselves at risk.

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Managers Forum Summit Recording 25 February 2021

DWDE March 4, 2021, 7:13 p.m.

Please find herewith the link to the Protective Workshop Managers Summit Recording held Thursday, 25 February 2021.

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R12.6 MILLION SET TO BE AWARDED TO FINALISTS IN SOCIAL INNOVATION AWARDS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 10, 2021, 7:13 a.m.

The SAB Foundation has announced the 17 finalists in its tenth annual Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards.

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May we all stand shoulder to shoulder even when our knees buckle.

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 23, 2020, 7:35 p.m.

Your love and kindness may be the one missing piece in our puzzle in 2021.

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PROTECTIVE WORKSHOP MANAGERS FORUM SUMMIT 2021

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 8, 2020, 8:12 p.m.

“Empower, Equip and Engage” DWDE is one of the leading players in the disability employment support services arena and offers a one-stop solution to positively address learning and employment opportunities …

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Caribbean disability conference: ‘we are an opportunity, not a burden’

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 9, 2019, 6:51 a.m.

At a conference in Antigua this week, disability rights’ advocates said that they don’t want special favours. Instead, they are calling for their basic human rights to be respected, protected …

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Applications for SAB Foundation Social Innovation & Disability Empowerment Awards 2017

SA Breweries May 3, 2017, 7:44 a.m.

The SAB Foundation was launched in 2011 as part of the SAB Foundation’s primary focus to ignite a culture of entrepreneurship in South Africa. To date, the programme has invested …

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