The 2010 football World Cup in South Africa may be a distant memory, but its legacy lives on through the Fifa World Cup Legacy Trust. In the first allocation of funds, 14 organisations got some financial assistance. This has had a huge impact on the lives of some of the country's poorest children.
Nelson Mandela has left an indelible mark on every South African. His legacy will live on, even as people mourn his passing. Around the country and the world, they gather to pay tribute to a great man and celebrate his inspiring life.
A hungry young child sparked action for two men in Joburg. They founded Feed a Family, which works to supply meals and other necessities to an impoverished shack settlement on the eastern fringes of the city of gold.
A collaboration between a major paint brand and a local NGO has led to the transformation of dull and dreary walls into colourful and inspirational spaces conducive to the development of imagination and learning.
South Africa-based Gift of the Givers is racing against time to get much-needed medical and food supplies to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The organisation will also send medical and clean-up teams to the disaster-ridden area.
A play by drama students at Worcester Senior Secondary School, Karina se Keuse, is helping to improve understanding of the importance of clinical trials for new tuberculosis vaccines, and is debunking myths around participation in the crucial tests
Disabled athlete Dylan da Silva refuses to be bowed by what he doesn’t have; rather, the swimmer and cyclist is looking onwards and upwards to winning more medals and inspiring more people to live Nolimbits.
Read's latest campaign to build a love of books among young children is its Red Reading Box. Enticingly wrapped, each box is filled with books, stickers and games to encourage learners to read, write and talk.
Using ex-cons to tell their stories, teach the youth and build up their own lives while doing so, benefits many people. Aga Sechaba Community Projects is charting a positive course for people who would otherwise fall through the cracks.