SA's social investment exchange

SA’s social investment exchange

The South African Social Investment Exchange facilitates investment in selected "social profit" projects, each scrutinised as thoroughly as any company listing on a formal stock exchange, and made available to the public as investment opportunities with a social return in the form of improving lives.
Absa in R400m housing project

FNB in R800m housing project

First National Bank has launched a R800-million affordable housing development that will see more than 3 000 houses being built in a new suburb in Soweto.
SA's Social Entrepreneur 2006

SA’s Social Entrepreneur 2006

Sunette Pienaar, the founder of an organisation that assists orphans around the country, has been named South Africa's "Social Entrepreneur 2006" by the Schwab Foundation.
New designs for low-cost housing

New designs for low-cost housing

South Africa's affordable housing market is looking to alternative building materials in a competition designed to foster innovation in the industry.
Absa in R400m housing project

Absa in R400m housing project

A public-private partnership between the government and banking group Absa has resulted in the launch of a R400-million housing development project at Olievenhoutbosch near Centurion in Gauteng.
Impumelelo rewards upliftment

Impumelelo rewards upliftment

All over South Africa, people and organisations are working to uplift the poor, save the environment, care for children and develop the country's economy. Rewarding these interventions is the mandate of the Impumelelo Innovations Award Trust, which recently held its 2005 awards ceremony.
Govt mag to reach remote areas

South Africa’s community workers

South Africa has a new category of public servant. Community development workers will help the government with service delivery by improving communication and helping local people to access services to which they are entitled.
SA casinos sign 'social contract'

SA casinos sign ‘social contract’

SA's R36-billion casino industry has become one of the first outside the US to bind itself to a code of conduct, which it will use to promote a culture of responsible gambling in the country.
SA on track for Millennium goals

SA on track for Millennium goals

South Africa is well on the way to meeting its Millennium Development Goals before the 2015 deadline, according to a government report detailing the country's challenges and successes in poverty alleviation and sustainable social development.
Working for the Greater Good

Working for the Greater Good

Want to help charity, give back to your community, donate skills, time and money and generally change the world - but don't know where to start? South African philanthropy is now a click of a mouse away, thanks to an organisation called Greater Good.

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