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.
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.
June 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.