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Q and A with few of South Africa’s influential women

18 August 2016 What do Nomzamo Mbatha, Bonang Matheba, Kass Naidoo, and Farah Fortune have in common? Besides being in the limelight, they are successful...

The advantages of Early Childhood Development

AECD thumbBy putting more effort into developing a child during their early stages parents can help the child grow into a more rounded and productive adult and make the most of the advantages of Early Childhood Development (ECD).

Children’s status unpacked in Child Equity Report

khanyi---thumbSouth Africa's Ndalo Media has teamed up with Unicef to help underprivileged children reach their potential. The partnership comes as the UN agency releases its 2015 Child Equity Report, For Every Child a Fair Chance.

SANParks sells rhinos to foil poachers

South African child saves rhinos

An eight-year-old girl has raised funds through making and selling chocolates for efforts to save rhinos from poachers. Her efforts bore fruit when, working with the Sanparks Honorary Rangers, two trained sniffer dogs were given to the Ranger Corps in Marakele National Park.
Women top the agenda at AU summit

Women top the agenda at AU summit

The empowerment of women and an end to child marriage is the overriding theme of the African Union summit, where South Africa is also placing emphasis on championing infrastructure development on the continent. Both are key targets in Africa's Agenda 2063.
Walking against women and child abuse

Walking against women and child abuse

Film maker Meg Rickards commissioned a make-up artist to make it look like she'd been physically beaten, then walked the streets of Cape Town in little more than a petticoat on Friday, the eve of South Africa's national Women's Day, to raise awareness around women and child abuse - and funds for her upcoming film, Whiplash.
South Africa on the right track: report

Community child care workers ‘filling a huge gap’

The government's Isibindi outreach programme, which deploys trained community-based child and youth care workers to provide support and protection to vulnerable children and families across South Africa, has helped nearly 90 000 children in its first year of operation.

Lebone Village a haven for orphans

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.

Vulnerable children get some love

Abused and Abandoned Kids Educational Excursions raises funds to educate and feed abandoned and orphaned children. It takes them on field trips, gets them school uniforms, and gives them some of the comforts of life.

Music plays at Soweto orphanage

Thanks to funding from Chevrolet Ute Force, weekly music sessions are held at Othandweni Orphanage, where children learn about music, movement and more with Be Sharp Beetles.

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