community development

Living out Madiba’s legacy in a month full of festivities

As history would have it, only a handful of leaders had the ability to have their ideals engraved in the hearts of people long...

Head, Heart and Hands in the game, Miss Earth South Africa 2022 announced

The Miss Earth South Africa has always advocated for the development of young women in South Africa as Environmental Ambassadors. With an unprecedented two...

How the Edenvale Lions Basketball Academy uses sport to change young lives

The Edenvale Lions Basketball Academy (ELBA) founded by Play Your Part ambassadors Edson Makavan and Byron Pinheiro, has over the past few years brought...

Comedy + Poetry = Love for Community!

By Bulelwa Basse I am blessed to meet people who share the same passion toward community development and ultimately: Nation-building. This was the perfect case on...

Celebrating the Private Sector as Nation Builders

Powering Possibilities Through Enterprise Development The private sector is one of the main pillars upon which the Nation Brand rests. It goes without saying that...

11th Annual Soweto Career Day and Expo

The 11th Annual Soweto Career Day and Expo took place on 25 and 26 May 2018 at the Orlando Community Hall in Soweto. Held...

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Winners of South Africa’s Step Up 2 a Start Up II named

The overall winners of Step Up 2 a Start Up II, the public private partnership established to encourage entrepreneurship in young people, were announced during an inspiring awards evening held in Joburg on 1 December. They were driven by the credo: "Design it, make it, sell it."

Volunteers lend a hand at Refilwe

refilwe thumbEvery Saturday, children from the townships around Lanseria, in Gauteng, can spend the day at the Refilwe Community Project, learning and having fun. Through Play Your Part partner GEM, a group of volunteers helped to make and serve the food, and with the workshops and play time.

Mondelēz gets kids to eat healthy

vegies---thumbMultinational confectioner, Mondelēz, is on a crusade to reduce the number of lifestyle diseases among children in South Africa. They have started by establishing Health in Action, a programme that encourages children to grow and eat their own fresh produce.