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Family rooms offer peace of mind to parents

Ronald-House---ThumbParents of sick children and premature babies hospitalised at Soweto's Bara hospital can rest and regroup in a specially designed family room. Having a parent nearby has been found to help a sick child heal more quickly.

Family rooms offer peace of mind to parents

Ronald-House---ThumbParents of sick children and premature babies hospitalised at Soweto's Bara hospital can rest and regroup in a specially designed family room. Having a parent nearby has been found to help a sick child heal more quickly.

It’s time to pay your Tekkie Tax

Slide on your favourite pair of tekkies, pay your Tekkie Tax and support a good cause; it's never been easier to do the right thing. 

Mandela’s children’s hospital ‘dream’

Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday saw the launch of a global campaign to realize his dream of bringing free and accessible healthcare to South Africa's children through the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital.

Do your bit on Mandela Day

Each year, on Nelson Mandela’s birthday, people around the world are encouraged to give up 67 minutes of their time to improving the world for everyone. We’ve rounded up a few options of where you can do your good deeds.

Obama salutes Mandela

Barack Obama made a moving toast to South Africa's ailing former president, Nelson Mandela, during a dinner in Pretoria on Saturday. Earlier in the day, the US president met with Mandela's family in Johannesburg, and had a phone conversation with Mandela's wife, Graca Machel.

Creativity for a good cause

A pair of creative philanthropists has come up with the concept of iExist, through which the big questions are explored in art. But the driving force behind the project is to help the less fortunate through auctioning the works of art made under the iExist banner.

Extreme adventurers do SA proud

South Africa provides the setting for some of the best extreme adventuring around, but local daredevils aren’t afraid to take on challenges elsewhere in the world and in many cases, raise funds and support for good causes.
World first for SA extreme swimmers

Col’Cacchio, pizza lovers raise funds for charity

The 2012 Col'Cacchio pizzeria Celebrity Chef Series has been the most successful yet in its four-year history, with a donation of R300 000 being made to the Children's Hospital Trust.

Brand South Africa urges Western Cape residents to play their part

Brand South Africa today encouraged the residents of the province to get involved in building the country’s reputation at the Stakeholder Summit held Cape Town today.