South Africans should work to create an environment where its young citizens can actively participate in the development of their country and its economy, delegates at Brand South Africa’s recent Youth Summit resolved.
Nedbank's annual winter campaign kicked off in Orange Farm, to the south of Johannesburg this month, much to the relief of over 100 children who received blankets to keep the cold weather at bay.
The Durban chapter of the SA Riding for the Disabled Association has strengthened its relationship with the Vodacom Durban July after a R40 000 donation to the charity that offers therapy classes to youngsters with mental and physical challenges.
The African Research and Educational Puppetry Programme Trust, or arepp:Theatre for Life, uses humour and music in its interactive performances to demystify taboo subjects and enable young people to make informed lifestyle choices.
Starting from 7 June, e.tv's breakfast show Sunrise will broadcast a new 3-minute series called Play Your Part, developed by Brand South Africa, every Thursday at 7.35am.
Participants in this year's Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race will also be doing their bit to help support surrounding communities, with profits from the event being used to buy and distribute wheelchairs to those in need.
Over 50 000 fans, suiteholders, sponsors and Blue Bulls Company staff turned Pretoria pink over the weekend in support of the Get Your Pink On campaign, a fundraising drive aimed at increasing awareness of the importance of early cancer detection.
Johannesburg metro policeman Edward Matodzi has come to the aid of schoolchildren in the impoverished community of Vlakfontein, to the south of the city, by organising uniforms and shoes for the poor pupils.