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.

Sari for Change recycles saris into new jobs and businesses

Rayana Edwards's Sari for Change project recycles donated saris into new clothing designs. The project employs and trains intern designers and garment workers, teaching them business skills to boost their small clothing production businesses.

Volunteers to package 822 000 meals on Mandela Day

A record number of 6 000-plus volunteers will package 822 000 meals - enough to feed over 6 000 pre-school learners for a year - in a single day during a Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa event.

CodeMakers teaches computer programming to Umlazi learners

CodeMakers teaches learners at schools in Umlazi, eThekwini to understand computer programme coding and in the process tell their stories through creating their own...

21st-century South Africans need to leave a lasting legacy

Play Your Part/ Sowetan DialoguesCommemorating Youth Day, the 18 June Sowetan Dialogues asked South Africa's young people to consider the legacy they want to leave for their children.

Churches call for a united South Africa this Youth Month

South Africans of all colours marched to Orlando Stadium in Soweto, joining the call of the South African Council of Churches for us to...

Play Your Part Episode 25: Synopsis

The 25th episode of the Play Your Part Television Series will air on Saturday, 10 March 2018 on SABC 2 at 18h00. This episode is...

Brand South Africa collaborated with Mokopane Careerwise to leverage opportunities in the educational space

By Mduduzi Malinga On 6 March 2020, Brand South Africa, together with Play Your Part Ambassador, Ntsako Mhlanga, visited the Waterberg District Career Festival 2020....

Read a Book Today

At the World Book Day Read a Book SA event at Wits University, local high-flyers shared their stories on how books built their imaginations, and why reading can help the nation fulfil its potential.

Brand SA’s Sowetan Dialogues address high school dropout rate

High school dropout rates were first on the agenda at the Brand South Africa Soweto Dialogues on education, with residents and education experts tackling how to reduce the number of children leaving school early.