Action Volunteer Africa places community-minded youngsters in volunteer positions to help them develop workplace skills, contribute to the communities they live in, and gain a sense of self-worth.
Nelson Mandela's death prompted introspection for Nevelia Moloi; the young South African writes about the 'half history' she learned and now questions, to truly understand how Madiba's life affected her own.
Youth development NPO Fountain of Youth prepares young South Africans to make their mark successfully on the country's economy. Through skills programmes and projects it arms at-risk youth with skills to succeed.
A local NPO is taking up the fight for men's rights, working towards ending abuse against South African men, who they believe are discriminated against by a female-friendly system. The organisation says it has no plans to obstruct women’s rights.
Mentor mothers - HIV-positive mothers - support and empower other women living with the virus to ensure they don't infect their children, particularly during pregnancy, labour, birth and early childhood.
Play your part by joining the Blisters for Bread fun walk in Cape Town on 25 August and help provide meals for underprivileged school children across the Western Cape.
The Hippo Water Roller Project is an initiative that looks to provide a much needed and easier method of water transportation to the world's most impoverished communities, many of whom lack access to running water in or around their homes.