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Engen and Work4You assist disabled youth

(left to right) Melanie Holland, Engen CSI co-ordinator; Vuyo Mdokwe, Lynnette D' Alton, Bongi Vilakazi and Tristan Zass from Work4You; and Andrew Bryce, Engen...

Casual Day brings joy to school

Basizeni School learners discover the joys of playground equipment for the first time. On the roundabout are Retshepile Mbonani and Zinhle Ngcobo. (Image: Casual...

Bizweni gets classroom boost

Bizweni---thumbSponsors have joined forces to boost the facilities available to teens at Bizweni Centre for Disabled Children, where they will be able to learn necessary life skills.

Get casual and celebrate our differences

Tech thumbCasual Day organisers are gearing up for another busy year, with the highlight being the annual Casual Day campaign. The project raises funds for people of all ages with all disabilities. It also raises awareness of disability, and helps to reduce stigma and discrimination.

SA offers incentives for hotels to retrofit for disabled

SA offers incentives for hotels to retrofit for disabled

Incentives are to be offered to graded hotels across South Africa to redesign for universal accessibility and energy efficiency, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said at the opening of Cape Town's Park Inn Hotel, where a third of the staff are deaf.
World Cup of Disabled Golf tees off in South Africa

World Cup of Disabled Golf tees off in South Africa

The inaugural World Cup of Disabled Golf, a 54-hole stroke-play championship that has drawn entries from Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand, Sweden and the United States, tees off in South Africa's Limpopo province on Wednesday.

Volkswagen SA judo initiative bears fruit

An initiative which began with the formation of a Volkswagen South Africa judo team has grown into a successful community upliftment programme, with coach Sondisa Magajana recently taking two young hearing-impaired contestants to the Deaflympics in Bulgaria.

Wheelchair Wednesday gets the disabled mobile again

One hundred disabled Nelson Mandela Bay residents received brand-new wheelchairs at the official handover ceremony for the SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday initiative.

Unified Sports Day: an opportunity for friendship

Shumbashaba Horses Healing People and Special Olympics SA came together yet again to host the second Unified Sports Day, allowing for athletes both with and without disabilities to play alongside one another in the same team.

Hope for the disabled

Learnerships, skills training and help with job placement for disabled people are part of the offerings of I Can. There are several I Can academies countrywide, that give seta-accredited training to disabled people across a number of fields.

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