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Frogfoot Rise – enhanced learning through connectivity in underserved communities

Frogfoot RISE is a prepaid, uncapped internet access campaign, which commenced last year, to help bridge the digital divide in South Africa by providing affordable and reliable high-speed connectivity  to underserved communities. With Vrygrond and Philippi being the first communities where this rollout has taken place in the Western Cape, Frogfoot has also recognised the […]

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Clover Mama Afrika’s leader wins at The Woman of Stature Awards™

Corporate Social Investment project Clover Mama Afrika has announced that its leader Professor Elain Vlok, who manages the project, was awarded at The Woman of Stature Awards™. Media Update Vlok was recognised for her work and dedication towards the project and the Mama Afrikas over the past 23 years.   The awards saw over 200 nominations

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Signa Group’s pioneering partnership: Empowering South African women through education

Signa Group proudly announces a significant stride in aligning its impact vision by making shareholding available in the business to Signa Trust. Signa Trust is a non-profit organisation (NPO) member entity founded in 2013 by Signa Group with the vision of paying forward our success to the South African community. Signa Trust sponsors black disadvantaged

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SA’s service economy come challenges but also holds opportunity

Ask most people which sector they think makes the biggest contribution to the South African economy and they’ll probably say something like mining or farming. A few might even mention tourism and manufacturing. In reality, those sectors are all dwarfed by the country’s services sector. In fact, services now account for more than 62% of

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Bayer inspires inclusion with 2024 Women Empowerment Awards

At the heart of transformative change lie women entrepreneurs who are breaking barriers, leading innovation, and impacting communities. In honour of International Women’s Day on 8 March, the Bayer Foundation has announced that entries are now open for the 2024 Women Empowerment Awards. This initiative is a celebration of women who are pioneering solutions and

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Making every cent count for children and youth in South Africa!

Statistics South Africa states that as of 2023, around 18.2 million people in South Africa are living in extreme poverty. Poverty mostly affects children and, in South Africa, they are located in rural areas, live in the traditionally poor provinces and, have a household head whom is female and black African and live in households

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SAB Foundation seeks applicants for 2024 Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards

Applications are open for the annual SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards and Disability Empowerment Awards. Prizes range from R300,000 to R1.3m in funding, and each award winner will receive valuable business skills development, coaching, mentorship, and technical support. The awards are open to entrepreneurs who have an innovative solution that tackles social issues faced by

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Empowering futures – DBSA’s impactful corporate social investment in education

In its steadfast commitment to sustainable socio-economic development, the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) takes pride in its transformative Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiatives. Focused on education, particularly in Early Childhood Development (ECD), Primary and Secondary schools, DBSA’s approach is meticulously aligned with the Bank’s strategic focus areas and guided by the principles of

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