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VUT, key to the re-establishment of local community’s food garden

The Vaal University of Technology (VUT), through the Department of Community Engagement collaborated with the Gauteng Department of Social Development for this year’s Nelson Mandela International Day. The two spent the day at the Kitso Information Development Centre in Boitshepiville, Sharpeville. Primarily, the visit was aimed at supporting the Centre to re-establish its communal food […]

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Empowering the future: SAS sponsors the #Coding4Mandela Tournament

SAS has again demonstrated its commitment to empowering youth in South Africa to succeed in the digital era, through its sponsorship of the 2024 #Coding4Mandela Tournament. Increasing its involvement – from sponsoring a satellite event in 2023 to sponsoring the lead event hosted at the Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg this year – is testament to

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PPS supports Surgical marathon for Mandela Day

The Professional Provident Society (PPS) has added its support to the annual Surgical Marathon in honour of Mandela Day on 18 July 2024 in partnership with African Synergy Health (ASH) a not-for-profit organisation that focuses on expanding access to health by reducing surgical waiting lists. PPS has contributed financially to the initiative along with scrubs

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From abandonment to adoption: Impilo’s lifechanging mission of compassion

With Mandela Day approaching, the plight of the less fortunate is once again in the spotlight and orphaned children truly deserve the nation’s support and attention. In South Africa, 3,500 children are abandoned each year and only one in three finds the strength to survive. This is according to Arlene Zlotnick, Fundraising Manager at Impilo

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Gift of the Givers and Engen join forces to aid Cape storm victims

Engen has stepped in to aid residents impacted by the severe winds and flooding that have wreaked havoc in the Western Cape this week. The damage follows a series of cold fronts that have battered the region. IOL The company’s efforts, aligned with its Corporate Social Investment (CSI) policy, involve a collaboration with Gift of

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New study finds that elephants call each other by name

Elephants have long captivated us with their sheer size, intelligence, and complex social structures. These majestic creatures with their remarkable memory, emotional depth, and problem-solving abilities have now been found to be even more fascinating. Recent findings, published last month in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, have brought us one step closer to understanding,

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ISG Foundation: Free online high school for STEM students in South Africa

ISG prioritises corporate social responsibility by making quality STEM education accessible to all. In today’s world, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer a choice; it’s a necessity. As Sir Josiah Stamp famously stated, “A business cannot be successful when the society around them fails.”  At ISG, we believe that giving back to the communities

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Unpacking Bayer’s Commitment to “Health for All, Hunger for None” in Africa

At Bayer, we believe in a world without hunger, a future without disease, and the humility to innovate for the greater good. Our mission Health for All and Hunger for None, may sound like an overly optimistic and unobtainable goal, however, drives us daily, pushing us to develop innovative solutions in agriculture, self-care, and prescription

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Tiger Brands recruits unemployed youth and people with disabilities for township expansion

Tiger Brands will recruit unemployed youth and people living with a disability from local communities to support the company’s drive to increase its presence in South Africa’s informal sector, which includes spaza stores. In 2023, the company announced its route-to-market strategy aimed at increasing its presence in a targeted 130, 000 general trade stores, including

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