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CSIR Conference focuses on SMME programmes

Delegates heard about the growth of and challenges in the industries relating to science and innovation at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research's...

UCT students win women-only hackathon

Students from the University of Cape Town won a trip to an international conference in the US at a women-only hackathon. Melissa Javan A group of...

A starting chance for Western Cape youth

For more than a decade the Western Cape NGO Starting Chance has been making early childhood development programmes more accessible across the province. Its...

A starting chance for Western Cape youth

For more than a decade the Western Cape NGO Starting Chance has been making early childhood development programmes more accessible across the province. Its...

Bread bags bring big benefits

siyasizana---thumbThrough its Siyasizana Day-care Project, Sasko is helping day care centres provide the equipment needed for proper early childhood development.

JAM focuses on basic necessities

wits---thumbFood, clean water and sanitation, education for the youngest members of the community to help them meet their potential – these are the foundations of Joint Aid Management.

Tree helps to grow well-rounded adults

TREE thumbEarly childhood development is critical for proper cognitive growth and later schooling years. An organisation in KwaZulu-Natal has 30 years' experience in bringing much-needed ECD to underprivileged communities.

Hollard commits to South African children

Hollard thumbThrough its foundation, the Hollard group has helped to set up paediatric theatres in Eastern Cape that are helping to save the lives of sick children. It has also committed funds and resources to other early childhood development initiatives in other parts of the country.

Ntataise helps to give children the best start

NetiaMcCray thumbEarly childhood development is essential to build capable, well-rounded adults. It can also help to close the gap between the privileged and the underprivileged. The Ntataise network is building these solid foundations.

Mandela’s peers reflect on his legacy

"He had a wonderful sense of humour. There would always be laughter with him." Naledi Pandor encourages people to have a sense of lightness when remembering Nelson Mandela, a year after his death, "because that is what he would want". She was among many reflecting on his memory.