Many South African schoolchildren have little access to learning materials. With this mind, Vodacom has launched its e-school, a learning platform offering internet access to educational content for grades 10 to 12, based on the South African Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements.
Vodacom staff in the Western Cape answered the call to serve on Mandela Day by packing 9 000 food parcels for distribution to schools attended by children from impoverished backgrounds, in the outlying areas of the Cape.
Sustainability was the name of the game at the launch of South Africa's largest commercial rainwater harvesting project, located at the Midrand head office of mobile provider Vodacom.
A passionate volunteer, an NGO, and a few private sector groups wanting to get involved have made a real difference in the lives of children in Umlazi, setting up a music school and a library in converted containers.