Changing the world through computer literacy

The Change the World Trust equips ordinary South Africans with basic IT skills to compete successfully in the workplace.

Play Your Part / Sowetan Dialogues comes to Mmabatho

Brand South Africa is continuing with its Play Your Part / Sowetan Dialogues, with the latest in the series to be held in Mmabatho in the North West province on 26 March, with a debate on the celebration of Human Rights Day, and whether South Africa's Bill of Rights works for ordinary citizens.

Ubank gives Bizana school a hand up

South African bank Ubank has further demonstrated its commitment toward education in rural areas of the country, this time with the handover of new and improved school facilities at the Zinini Junior Secondary School in Bizana in the Eastern Cape.

Supporting entrepreneurship to create jobs

Small businesses employ some 65% of working South Africans; Nedbank and the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship have partnered to support these businesses through access to mentorship and tailored financial services.

Dreamfields, Chevrolet bring joy to Vosloorus kids

John Makeke, a local teacher at Bopang-Kgotso Primary School and other teachers just like him across Vosloorus are working together with Dreamfields and the Chevrolet Ute Force to bring joy and hope to the lives of primary school children in the area through the game of football.

The Numbers Foundation adds up

Emmanuel Khumalo's Numbers Foundation is a haven for pupils needing extra lessons in maths, science and accounting in KwaMashu. The 18-year-old passionately motivates his young charges to improve their marks, and lives. 

The President’s Award for active citizenship

Goitse Konopi, assistant researcher at the National Planning CommissionThe President's Award for Youth Empowerment and Brand South Africa's "20th year of democracy" workshop encourages young people to learn more about South Africa's National Development Plan, and be active and involved citizens.

Imbumba Foundation Caring 4 Girls

Menstruation is a difficult time for schoolgirls without access to feminine hygiene products; the Imbumba Foundation's Caring 4 Girls programme puts girls back in school by donating much-needed sanitary pads.

Sowetan Dialogues focuses on State of the Nation address

In the second of a six-part series, the Sowetan Dialogues Limpopo leg invited citizens to discuss President Jacob Zuma's recent State of the Nation address, and its relevance to the province.

Nedbank awards property academy graduates

The Nedbank Corporate Property Finance Academy graduation ceremony recognised 14 driven Nedbank employees for successfully completing the academy's accredited programme.