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Mandela’s legacy lives on in each of us

Education. Literacy. Food security. Shelter. The environment. These are the areas the Nelson Mandela Foundation asks the people of the world to focus on...

BarkingMad rehomes lost companions

Dog thumbWith a nationwide network of vets and animal shelters to call on, BarkingMad helps to rehome animals and reunite lost pets with their owners.

Mam’ Khanyi rescues Hillbrow’s forgotten children

The Home of HopeAmong 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.

Mam’ Khanyi rescues Hillbrow’s forgotten children

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.

iwasshot in Joburg: a city in pictures

Inner city images are unfamiliar to Joburg suburbanites, but outreach programme iwasshot in joburg, teaching young people photography skills, is bringing the inner city a little closer to home.

Teaching teens to fish

Instead of donating money to children’s shelters, a Johannesburg businessman has set up an initiative to help teens from shelters learn to live sustainable, productive lives as adults through creating mentorships.
• Meds on wheels for positive change

The right to dignity

South Africa's young people need to know that they can live an ordinary life with dignity, regardless of their financial circumstances, yet still make an extraordinary contribution to their environment and country.
Pupils get a lesson on dignity

A new life through the Home of Hope

The Home of Hope is an autonomous, self started and inclusive shelter for the rehabilitation of girls who have been lured into prostitution through the promises of jobs.

UN award for Joburg Housing Company

UN award for Joburg Housing Company

The Johannesburg Social Housing Company is to receive the world's most prestigious human settlements accolade, the United Nations' 2010 Scroll of Honour award, for its holistic approach to providing shelter.
Pass Office now place of shelter

Pass Office now place of shelter

Once a potent symbol of the hated apartheid laws, Johannesburg's old Albert Street Pass Office is now a refuge for abused and homeless women and their children.

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