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The hope of a second wind

Pam Green of Second Chances believes that true change is possible if everyone plays a part in improving the lives of their fellow citizens....

Phakama helps women rise in corporate world

phakama---thumbPhakama 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.

Circus concert to tackle HIV stigma

zip-zap---thumbCape 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.

Bulelwa Basse: Highlighting women’s strengths through poetry

Bulelwa BasseThrough 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.

South Africa can be a leader in sport for social change

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.

South Africa needs change-makers for better communities

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.

Anti-rhino poaching campaign targets suits

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.

Education is the way to a bright future

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. 

Recycle to save energy and water, and reduce pollution; here’s how:

Here's what recycling does for the environment, the economy, and the manufacturing industries.

Recycling companies across South Africa

recyclingbins tbA 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.

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