Young minds caring for the homeless

Young Minds CareRobert Mtshali's Young Minds Care and Phumlani Makhaye's Master P Social Investments are gearing up to spread some cheer this Easter, delivering food and clothing to Joburg's homeless as temperatures drop.

Play Your Part so South Africa can prosper

It's everyone's responsibility to lend a hand to efforts to build SA as we celebrate our rights in freedom, says Brand South Africa chief executive officer Miller Matola.

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.

Nkosi Johnson lives on, in a haven

The diminutive Nkosi Johnson, his 12-year-old body wracked by the Aids infection that eventually killed him, became the face of the disease in the late 1990s. His adoptive mother, Gail Johnson, remembers his gentle concern for mothers and children separated by the pandemic.

For the Future Lady with a purpose

Shireen Ramjoo believes that girls must look beyond their struggles to be the women they want to be; her website, For the Future Lady, offers the career and educational guidance they need to get there.

Samsung’s solar solutions

Samsung recently delivered its first solar-powered digital village, bringing affordable healthcare, education and internet access to the Malibongwe Ridge community.

Meet your future with Bokamoso

Mentorship can make the difference between success and mediocrity; the Bokamoso Cross Mentorship programme guides Grade 11 pupils to bright futures through inspiration, motivation and career guidance. 

Woolies staff, Newkidz help Cape childcare centres

In a recent venture, the Woolworths Trust made it possible for Woolworths staff members to team up with an inspiring organisation called Newkidz, to renovate 10 facilities that care for children in Cape Town.

Just a little TLC

The Love of Christ Children's Home has a champion in endurance runner, Jeffery Long; this year he aims to beat his 2012 R30 000 fundraising pot for the organisation by competing in the Ironman South Africa race.

Sowetan Dialogues focus on the Bill of Rights

The most recent Brand South Africa Sowetan Dialogues instalment tackled how human rights can be at odds with traditional practices, and how being familiar with the Bill of Rights can protect citizens' interests.