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Over a million South Africans volunteer

WEF award for SA volunteer project

South African project myHandsandHeart, an online and mobile platform for matching organisations and youth volunteers, was named on Tuesday as one of six winners of a global competition for local initiatives that are having a positive impact on their communities.

Volunteers pitch in for beach clean up

A group of volunteers have cleaned up the rocky shore from Kalk Bay to Muizenberg, making the shoreline a cleaner place for residents, as well as fauna that call that area home.

Uplifting township kids with music

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.

Volunteers are the heart of the Dusi

For every two paddlers that start The Unlimited Dusi Canoe Marathon on 14 February, there will be a volunteer working behind the scenes to make sure that South Africa's oldest, most famous canoe marathon runs without a hitch.

Birkett claims Dusi in closest race ever

Volunteers are the heart of the Dusi

For every two paddlers that start The Unlimited Dusi on 14 February, there will be a volunteer working behind the scenes to make sure that South Africa's most famous canoe marathon - and one of the biggest in the world - runs without a hitch.
2010 Fifa World Cup: success stories

Volunteers: World Cup’s unsung heroes

While the on-field action draws the crowds, it is the thousands of hard-working volunteers busy in the background, making sure that each match runs with operational precision and professionalism, that should also be awarded a trophy.

South African soccer fans 7

  Soccer fans at a match between Manchester United and South Africa's Kaizer Chiefs at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria. Manchester United won. Click on a...

South African soccer fans 6

  Soccer fans at a match between Manchester United and South Africa's Kaizer Chiefs at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria. Manchester United won. Click on a...
Volunteers gear up for busy 2010

Volunteers gear up for busy 2010

For the 2010 Fifa World Cup Organising Committee's volunteer department, the New Year will bring with it the conclusion of the selection process and the beginning of training for the 15 000-strong group of volunteers that will help make 2010 happen.

Fifa volunteers pass 15 000 mark

Only seven days after applications opened for volunteers to help run the 2010 Fifa World Cup, the number of volunteer hopefuls has exceeded the 15 000 places available.

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