Rhodes University's Dr Catherine Luyt has made significant improvements to a water testing kit that will allow rural residents to make sure their drinking water is safe to use.
Brand South Africa, working with the Methodist Church of South Africa, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the South African Christian Leadership Initiative made the most of Mandela Day 2014, renovating the dilapidated Simunye High School in Bekkersdal.
President Jacob Zuma will take part in an Operation Clean Up for Madiba activity at the Nelson Mandela School of Science and Technology in the Eastern Cape on Friday. Zuma has called on all South Africans to mark Mandela Day and "demonstrate our love for our beautiful country . . .".
The first episode of Play Your Part's television series features struggle leader Sibongile Mkhabela and her daughter Ntsako as they reflect on their roles in building South Africa's future.
Greenpop plants trees, to beautify spaces, absorb the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, and raise awareness of how important trees are to life on Earth.
Bright Start sponsors promising township students to attend better-equipped schools; in partnership with schools, parents and sponsors, the organisation is breaking the cycle of poverty, one child at a time.
In a bid to break the cycle of poverty among unskilled South Africans, Learn to Earn offers Khayelitsha and Hermanus residents life, financial management and retail skills courses, among others, to enter the workplace.
South Africa has some of the highest numbers of children affected by HIV/Aids in the world; faith-based non-profit Lebone Village provides a safe haven, along with counselling and schooling, to help care for these children, so they grow and prosper.