Walk a Child to School is helping to improve the lives of disadvantaged children through the simple act of donating school shoes. You are urged to help the cause.
A group of celebrities had a good-natured Bead Off with the pensioners who make the Relate Bracelets – and were soundly beaten. The bracelets are made for charity, and the annual competition was a Mandela Day initiative.
People from all over South Africa celebrated the life of a 20-year-old activist who died on Monday from health complications. This young woman stole many hearts when she initiated a social media campaign to inspire more people to become organ donors.
A pair of creative philanthropists has come up with the concept of iExist, through which the big questions are explored in art. But the driving force behind the project is to help the less fortunate through auctioning the works of art made under the iExist banner.
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The Vodacom Change the World initiative is calling for skilled South Africans to donate themselves to work for a chosen Non Profit Organisation (NPO) for a year, while getting paid to do so.