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Recycling companies across South Africa

recyclingbins tbA number of companies around the country make it simple to recycle plastics, paper, glass and even building materials. Here's a guide to recycling across South Africa.

Earn Gems by playing your part

GEM volunteers not only help uplift the communities for which they work but also earn Gems that can be redeemed for airtime, data, pre-paid electricity...

Meet the Miss South Africa 2020 Top 10 Finalists

This year’s Top 10 Miss South Africa finalists – one of whom will be crowned Miss South Africa 2020 on Saturday, October 24, in...

How to stop violence against women and children

Gender based violence thumbDo you think you are being abused? Do you suspect a friend or child you know is being abused? Are you an abuser? With the launch of 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children, this fact sheet gives advice on how to spot abuse, and how to stop it.

South Africa’s manufacturing sector a unique option for investors

By Lebo Madiba With the Coronavirus prompting global investors to diversify their sources of product supplies, South Africa’s manufacturing sector presents them with a unique...

Water, dignity and the Hippo Roller Project

More than 50,000 Hippo Rollers have been distributed in more than 29 countries, changing the lives of millions of people, according to Play Your...

8 Incredible South African Innovations of 2019

South Africa is filled with innovative thinkers, all of whom are coming up with ways to change the world and create jobs for fellow...

Nongcebo McKenzie celebrates her right to speak her mother-tongue

Nongcebo McKenzie, Ukhozi FM presenter is inspired by the South African Constitution and the fact that our right to speak the language of our...

Sanitary pad project gives poor and rural girls dignity

Project DignityA very real, critical - but overlooked - problem led one KwaZulu-Natal mother to design an award-winning out of the box solution. Project Dignity supplies Subz packs to rural and poor schoolgirls across the country, along with an innovative education solution.

Women recycle tea bags to make art

tea_bags_thumbnail Helping others to help themselves can be as simple as saving your used tea bags. The women of Original T-Bag Designs in Hout Bay, Cape Town recycle them to make art and earn a living.