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Wildlife Society teaches South Africans to care for environment

WESSA thumbThere has never been a more critical time to care for the environment than now. The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa is one organisation educating the public on how we can do this.

Housing children in need

Mercy Senyatsi is an ordinary South African doing something extraordinary; she homes school pupils who need care and loving consistency.

Ithala is working to build society

entrepreneurs---thumbSiyasebenza, or we are working, is Ithala's newest initiative. It is a holistic programme focusing on all aspects of enterprise development through outreach. The main target is small, medium and micro enterprises, and co-operatives.

Name an African elephant and save it

Amarula’s Name Them, Save Them campaign fights elephant poaching and gets society to understand these mystical creatures. Ray Maota There are less than 400 000 African...

Mandela Washington Fellowship open for young African leaders

Applications are open for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship, which offers six weeks of intensive training at a leading US university for African leaders aged 25 to 30.

Play Your Part episode four: get involved with the initiatives

You can get involved with the guests featured on episode four of Play Your Part. In this episode viewers will discover how they contribute...

Nal’ibali’s Story Bosso is named

storry-bosso---thumbAt just seven years old, Athandiwe Sikade is the top story teller in the land. She was voted the Story Bosso in Nal'ibali's story telling competition run countrywide over the past year.

Engen adds to list of drought relief

The donation was made in response to a call for help from the agricultural company Senwes. (Image: Engen) South Africa has been experiencing severe drought...

Inspiring teachers honoured at UCT ceremony

KennethTshabalala---thumbTwo science teachers were handed a prestigious award at the University of Cape Town not just for their work in the classroom, but also for being mentors to learners from underprivileged backgrounds.

Mentorship project teaches learners to serve

Bokamoso thumbThrough Bokamoso, students learn about leadership. The programme was founded by five people tired of working in the corporate world without doing something to uplift others. Participants spoke about the programme when they met for the last time for the year.