childcare

Women lead this year’s CEO SleepOut

This year, the annual CEO SleepOut urges women leaders to take part in its one night in the cold event. Each participant must pledge...

South Africa in top 20 best places to raise children

Close to 15 000 expats from all over the world took part in an online survey asking in which countries they prefer to raise their children. South Africa was in the overall top 20 family life index.

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.

A Bright Start for smart kids

Bright Start sponsors promising township students to attend better-equipped schools; in partnership with schools, parents and sponsors, the organisation is breaking the cycle of poverty, one child at a time.

Painting the town happy

Zenobia Baumgarten loves to share her zest for life with others, and in her community she Plays her Part by painting nursery and primary schools, and inspiring caregivers by giving them tools with which to educate the youngsters in their charge.

Painting the town happy

Zenobia Baumgarten is not only a woman with a zest for life, but she loves to share that zest with others, and has taken her creative talents into the community, where she paints nursery schools and inspires caregivers.
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South Africa spends more on education

South Africa's spending on education continues to grow, with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan allocating R207-billion to the sector for 2012/13, with projections that this may rise to up to R236-billion over the next three years.

Soccer, life skills for Zandspruit youth

Working together makes it possible to achieve more - but somebody has to make a start. That's one of the lessons to be taken from Singcono Masisonke Football Club, which is giving the youngsters of Zandspruit informal settlement much more than just football skills.

Big bikes rev up for good causes

Harley-Davidson recently launched its 2012 range, and whether the mighty machines inspire envy, admiration or irritation, it is important to not forget that they are used extensively for good in South Africa and elsewhere.
Bikers hit the road for Mandela Day

South Africa shifts focus to child protection

Protecting the nation’s young and most vulnerable will take centre stage come May 31, as South Africa enters a seven-day show of solidarity with the cause of the country’s children.
Non-violence campaign kicks off in SA