Nicole Capper Mrs South Africa 2018 Launches Uprising – a Photographic Exhibition Showcasing the Resilience of the Human Spirit

Nicole Capper, Mrs South Africa 2018 has launched a stirring and highly emotive social consciousness project that showcases the resilience of the human spirit through unequivocally creative portrait photography. Appropriately named Uprising – the campaign profiles eight ordinary South Africans, where the golden thread that binds them, is they are people who have chosen life […]

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What NPOs wish corporates knew before Mandela Day

“It was 2pm on Mandela Day at the after-care centre. The children were getting ready to go home when suddenly, 80 volunteers from a large local bank arrived, unannounced. We didn’t know who they were, but they wanted to use their 67 minutes with to volunteer with us. We appreciated the effort, but we had […]

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Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco visits South Africa to discuss philanthropic work and launch the Water Bike Challenge

On Wednesday, 11th July 2018 Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco hosted media at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, to discuss her philanthropic work in South Africa and participation in the Nelson Mandela centenary celebrations alongside other globally recognised public figures including Sir Richard Branson, President Barack Obama and The Elders to name just a few. […]

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Bikers For Mandela Day Ride To Keep girls in School

As has become a tradition, and as part of the Nelson Mandela centenary celebrations, bikers from across South Africa will ride for charity to mark Mandela Day next month. BIKERS FOR MANDELA DAY, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, will this year rally in aid of “Keep a Girl Child in School”. The aim […]

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ABCD Approach in Employee Volunteering Pioneers Social Upliftment in SA

To create truly empowered and successful corporate employee volunteering programmes that can influence and have a lasting impact within the communities in which they are deployed, several South African corporate entities are collaborating with their employees using the the Asset-Based Citizen-led Development (ABCD) approach. The ABCD approach – developed decades ago at Northwestern University in […]

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