JB’s wind farm to help improve literacy
In a bid to mitigate what has become known as the ‘fourth grade reading slump’, reading clubs are being piloted across Eastern Cape schools, with funding from the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm’s Foundation Phase Literacy Programme. The first of the clubs, was launched in time for International Literacy Day,... Read more
SA’s first cause-based online pop-up store
Get ready for South Africa’s first cause-based online pop-up store, offering a curated selection of handcrafted products to purchase. From clothing and toys to jewellery and art – the forgood Pop-Up Store is open for the month of July only. The best part? Every sale generates income for a cause,... Read more
CT recognised for economic growth, CSR
Continental Tyre SA has received the highest rating for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in South Africa within the tyre sector at the PMR Africa Excellence Awards. While all other major tyre manufacturers were rated in this category, CTSA stood head and shoulders above the rest, with a mean... Read more
Our children are our future
Tata Madiba once said: “Our children are the rock on which our future will be built, our greatest asset as a nation. They will be the leaders of our country, the creators of our national wealth who care for and protect our people. (3 June 1995).” Today, Communications Deputy... Read more
SPAR, Love Story feed the city on Mandela Day
SPAR Eastern Cape joined hands with Love Story to continue their initiative of assisting those in need when they hosted their second City Feed Lunch in Fleming Street near the City Hall in Port Elizabeth today. As part of their commitment to celebrating Mandela Day, the retailer poured their... Read more
Make a change this Mandela Day
Brand South Africa has called on all South Africans to play their part and act against poverty and unite to make a change in society on International Mandela Day. To honour the late Mandela’s epic struggle, setbacks, renewed hope and ultimate triumph – the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed... Read more
Mandela Day to help focus on poverty
President Jacob Zuma has called upon South Africans to use Mandela Day on 18 July to take forward the fight against poverty. The Nelson Mandela International Day, marked in honour of the world icon and late President Nelson Mandela, has been themed #ActionAgainstPoverty. “Too many of our people live... Read more
Corporates asked to get their hands dirty
  Habitat for Humanity South Africa, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, hosted its Nelson Mandela International Build Week in Orange Farm, Gauteng earlier this month. Together with more than 4,000 volunteers, the organisation intends to build 67 homes, one for every year of Mandela’s public service. “South Africa’s... Read more
New Enactus Ford C3 projects to improve SA lives
Job creation, economic empowerment, recycling and environmental sustainability are the key focus areas for four new student-driven community projects selected by global NPO Enactus and the Ford College Community Challenge (Ford C3). “The purpose of Ford C3 is to challenge colleges and universities to partner with their local communities... Read more
Corporates asked to get their hands dirty
Habitat for Humanity calls on corporate assistance on the eve of its Nelson Mandela Day build event. Habitat for Humanity South Africa, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, will be hosting its Nelson Mandela International Build Week from 17 to 21 July in Orange Farm, Gauteng. Together with... Read more