The Clover Mama Afrika project has 41 Mamas throughout South Africa who care for more than 15 500 children and 2 500 elderly people by providing nutritious food daily.
On 18 July, people around the world are urged to participate in acts of kindness; through the Play Your Part for Madiba campaign and GEM app, they are encouraged to keep paying it forward throughout the year.
For almost a decade the Tomorrow Trust has been helping children get a better quality of education. In turn, this means they are able to become productive members of society, and help others.
Among the criminals, gangsters, refugees and working people in Joburg's teeming inner city flatlands are many street children. Usually forced into prostitution and crime, there is often no escape, but Khanyisile Motsa offers a ray of hope.
Among the criminals, gangsters, refugees and working people in Joburg's teeming inner city flatlands are many street children. Abandoned, runaways, orphans or victims of child trafficking, they are usually forced into prostitution and crime. There is often no escape, but Khanyisile Motsa offers a ray of hope.
At Rena Le Lona in Soweto, children affected by Aids and other challenges are helped to heal from their traumas and grow into well-rounded citizens. All forms of arts are used, and the children are able to explore a range of spiritual and religious practices to find peace.
Repurposed shipping containers and green building methods have provided the space to set up a caring and nurturing environment for 80 orphaned and abandoned children. There is also opportunity for dignity through the home's environmental concerns.