Tag: pay it forward
Phakama Women's Academy, a corporate social investment mentoring programme, has set 25 young women on the road to success in the marketing and communications industry.
Cape Town's Zip Zap Circus works with HIV-positive youth. A concert in conjunction with Médecins Sans Frontières and the Treatment Action Campaign on World Aids Day will promote putting condoms in schools, sticking to your treatment and overturning the stigma of the virus.
Through her organisation the Lyrical Base Project, poet Bulelwa Basse empowers and motivates women, helping to uplift poor communities and invest in their artistic expression through creative writing, poetry and performing arts.
Lucas Radebe aims to pass on to young people the values he grew up with, as well as those he learned during his playing career, as captain of Bafana Bafana and Leeds United. He espouses discipline, a good work ethic and, most of all, honesty. Beyond Sport, set up to use sport to make a real difference, dovetails with these ambitions.
Education, sound values and self-belief were some of the essentials needed to build a better community, participants agreed at the Play Your Part Sowetan Dialogue held in Langa, Cape Town on Thursday 9 October.
Rhinos are being slaughtered to feed a demand for rhino horn powder in southeast Asia. Now a campaign to stop the carnage is appealing to the very people who consume the powder believing it will bring them success. Power comes from yourself; luck comes from hard work, say its role models.
With better skills among young South Africans in science, technology, engineering and maths, the country will be able to boost economic growth. As the head of the Moses Kotane Institute, Sakhile Ngcobo is taking this to heart.
Here's what recycling does for the environment, the economy, and the manufacturing industries.
A number of companies around the country make it simple to recycle plastics, paper, glass and even building materials. Here's a guide to recycling across South Africa.