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Thari Programme provides vulnerable women and children with safe space to thrive
Thari Programme provides vulnerable women and children with safe space to thrive

The Thari Programme for the support of Women and Children, is a ground-breaking initiative designed to provide safe places for vulnerable children, youths and women that are inclusive, free from violence, academically effective, gender sensitive, and promote health and well-being

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 1 day ago

Technology used to drive inclusivity in Western Cape Schools
Technology used to drive inclusivity in Western Cape Schools

E-learning is one of seven key interventions identified by the Western Cape government to help prepare its learners for the future

1 day ago

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2017-2019 Next Einstein Forum fellows announced

Sixteen scientists solving Africa's and the world's challenges have been announced as part of the Next Einstein Forum's (NEF) second fellows class

3 days ago

Intec staff filling the food gap in the community
Intec staff filling the food gap in the community

Intec College staff dedicated their time to serve food to the homeless through their food drive initiative titled ‘Fill the Gap' at the Milnerton Lighthouse and the Grand Parade in Cape Town City respectively

By Nana Zuke, Issued by INTEC College 15 Sep 2017

Damelin raises awareness on literacy
Damelin raises awareness on literacy

As part of a community engagement programme, Damelin Menlyn donated books to a non-profit organisation, Care Net-Development in Boekenhout

By Nana Zuke, Issued by Damelin 14 Sep 2017

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The Table Bay brings green consciousness to employees, educates on R&R

R&R - reuse and recycle - is at the top of Table Bay's waste management agenda and the hotel is currently running an extensive training programme to educate staff on "how".

13 Sep 2017

New MySchool fund to make teaching dreams come true
New MySchool fund to make teaching dreams come true

South African fundraising programme, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet is launching a new fund Dream2Teach, aimed at investing in teacher education

12 Sep 2017

Make every day a reading day
Make every day a reading day

To drive literacy at grassroots level, Coronation Fund Managers recently established two new Reading Adventure Rooms as part of its initiative to bolster literacy among learners in Grade R to Grade 3

Issued by Coronation 12 Sep 2017

Blisters for Bread in association with Lucky Star raises R629,700 to feed hungry school children
Blisters for Bread in association with Lucky Star raises R629,700 to feed hungry school children

Although the day started with howling winds, Blisters for Bread in association with Lucky Star, which took place at the Green Point Cricket Club on Sunday, 27 August, turned out to be a fantastic success!..

Issued by PENINSULA SCHOOL FEEDING Association 11 Sep 2017

Wautilli Arkaim - A permaculture school of practical abundance
Wautilli Arkaim - A permaculture school of practical abundance

Wautilli Arkaim's students will learn how to bio-design and build debt-free, fully off-grid natural dome homes made from earth and waste. These homes will discharge their waste water into regenerative wetland ecologies feeding food forest biospheres

Issued by Bio Veda 11 Sep 2017

Students plant seedlings in their new aquaponics garden at Laerskool Kempton Park, which was installed by INMED South Africa and Air Products South Africa in Johannesburg.
School-based aquaponics provide healthy future for students

Kempton Park Primary School students have planted seedlings in their new aquaponics garden, an innovative food production technique that will supply the school with vegetables, herbs, fish and teachable moments

7 Sep 2017

Lavazza, Spar Bean Tree collaboration empowers deaf baristas
Lavazza, Spar Bean Tree collaboration empowers deaf baristas

Coffee brand Lavazza and Spar Bean Tree coffee shops are collaborating to uplift South Africa's deaf community

7 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Revolutionising agriculture through urban farming
#InnovationMonth: Revolutionising agriculture through urban farming

As more people stream to cities, an increasing number of urban gardens and farms are taking root too. Across Africa, stories of resourcefulness in urban agriculture abound as people fight for their livelihood

By Howard Blight 7 Sep 2017

Donated books to the value of R22m will stimulate a new generation of readers
Donated books to the value of R22m will stimulate a new generation of readers

During National Book Week, from 4-10 September, Adopt-a-School Foundation is raising funds to continue the distribution of thousands of books to underprivileged schools throughout South Africa

Issued by Adopt-a-School 4 Sep 2017

Building the South Africa we all want - Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
Building the South Africa we all want - Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

“The status quo is dangerous to all us of, and we must embrace change,” former chairperson of the African Union and presidential hopeful, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma told a Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) forum

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 1 Sep 2017

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Big boost for KwaNobuhle science pupils

KwaNobuhle's biggest high school, Molly Blackburn High School, received a half-million-rand investment on Tuesday, 29 August, through the donation of mobile science and computer labs aimed at preparing pupils for their future

By Tremaine van Aardt 1 Sep 2017

The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust celebrates 21 years of upliftment
The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust celebrates 21 years of upliftment

Current students and alumni of the Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) gathered at Mr Ramphosa's wildlife farm in Bela Bela in Limpopo recently to celebrate the 21st anniversary of one of his first educational initiatives

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 30 Aug 2017

Christel House graduates start school mentorship programme
Christel House graduates start school mentorship programme

A group of graduates from Christel House, a school serving Cape Town's poorest communities, have started a mentorship programme designed to ensure that matriculants at the school are given the greatest chance of success

28 Aug 2017

Permaculture school in JHB - teaching the art of practical self-sustainability
Permaculture school in JHB - teaching the art of practical self-sustainability

Bio Veda Academy shares the art of practical and integrated self-sustainability inspiring local communities to live with an abundant and profitable livelihood. Help the school by purchasing one of the online/live courses or donate

Issued by Bio Veda 23 Aug 2017

Micro-finance, education reduces women's vulnerability to gender-based violence
Micro-finance, education reduces women's vulnerability to gender-based violence

Tackling gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS which plagues South African women, the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) programme works to improve the economic well-being and financial independence of rural women

17 Aug 2017

The Clothing Bank exhibition features women leading the journey out of poverty
The Clothing Bank exhibition features women leading the journey out of poverty

Since 2010 The Clothing Bank has been using excess stock donated by South Africa's largest clothing retailers and manufacturers to transform lives

15 Aug 2017

Mellony Ramalho, African Bank’s group executive: sales, branch network
#WomensMonth: Investing in women will make a difference

Africa Bank's Mellony Ramalho believes young women, need to be shown that there are possibilities and taught that through hard work they too can succeed

15 Aug 2017

All South African schools to be online by 2018
All South African schools to be online by 2018

Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Enver Surty, says every South African school will be digitally connected by 2018

Issued by Kaelo Engage 14 Aug 2017

Inyathelo receives R2m in funding from Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Inyathelo receives R2m in funding from Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Inyathelo, the South African Institute for Advancement, has been provided a grant of $150,000 (about R2m) from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation for capacity building

11 Aug 2017

Gauteng learners celebrate Women's Day with author Tiffany Dufu
Gauteng learners celebrate Women's Day with author Tiffany Dufu

Almost 80 learners from Gauteng schools have attended a Women's Day event held by Coronation Fund Managers

Issued by Coronation 10 Aug 2017

Haywards Sustainable Safaris
Celebrating women as custodians of artistic and cultural heritage

"I often wonder off the beaten track looking for the pulse of the region and the heartbeat of the community, the local artisans, the storytellers and elders of a village, the sacred values of the area"

10 Aug 2017

Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop teaches children fundamentals of business
Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop teaches children fundamentals of business

Blue Ribbon has launched the Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop, a programme to teach learners the practical fundamentals of business

8 Aug 2017

Mentorship programme gears rural women for business
Mentorship programme gears rural women for business

A mentorship programme to capacitate KwaZulu-Natal rural and township women with business skills to realise their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs and enjoying a better quality of life has been made possible

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 4 Aug 2017

Dr Mamphela Ramphele speaking at a Leader’s Angle talk hosted by the University of Stellenbosch Business School.
Is the private sector complicit in public sector corruption?

Dr Mamphela Ramphele believes the Gupta email leaks raise very worrying questions of corporate complicity with corruption

3 Aug 2017

WOSA documentary showcases SA wine industry transformation
WOSA documentary showcases SA wine industry transformation

Wines of South Africa has created a short documentary, Creating the Blend, which showcases a few of the programmes that enrich wine industry workers, including land ownership, education, and training

3 Aug 2017

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