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Gift of the Givers: 25 years of philanthropy: Dr YM Essack: medical co-ordinator

South Africa is a unique and amazing nation; the spirit of ubuntu lives in us. In a series of five articles, we share stories...

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.

Volunteers to package 822 000 meals on Mandela Day

A record number of 6 000-plus volunteers will package 822 000 meals - enough to feed over 6 000 pre-school learners for a year - in a single day during a Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa event.

Brand South Africa to celebrate Oprah’s inspiring philanthropy

JOHANNESBURG, October 14 2013 – Brand South Africa will later today celebrate international media personality Oprah Winfrey’s inspiring philanthropy, the world over and particularly...

Keep our youth drug-free

youth-pyp-textsmallJune is celebrated as Youth Month in South Africa, paying tribute to the school pupils and ordinary citizens who lost their lives during the Soweto uprisings of 16 June 1976 – 37 years ago.

Creativity for a good cause

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.

Call goes out for Inyathelo nominations

The good work of ordinary people in making the world a better place is recognised by the Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards. Nominations are now open for this year's awards, which will be made in various categories, such as youth empowerment, health and the arts.

One small bag makes a big difference

He's only 12 years old and has already picked up several awards for his philanthropy. He's Jordan van der Walt and his school feeding initiative has fed a million hungry tummies in two years.

Donate yourself – and change the world!

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.

Big sisters are there to help

Inspired by her own resolve to change an unfulfilling career in economics, actress and philanthropist Refiloe Seseane set out to assist other young women in making, and living with, the most important choices of their lives.


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