Tag Archives: community upliftment

IkamvaYouth scures incredible 94% matric pass, 96% post-school placements

The results of matric supplementary exams are out, and IkamvaYouth is proud to report an amazing overall 94% matric pass for the class of 2012! Even … Read More

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Funds raised glamorously for noble causes

On Saturday 18th May, the 5 For Change team held their second annual black tie fundraiser at Cape Town City Hall. The founders, Adriaan Dippenaar … Read More

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joBerg2c makes 2013 one for the books

The 2013 Old Mutual joBerg2c will be one for the books as the organisers join forces with the Participate for Good campaign, a 46664 Bangles … Read More

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BRIDGE CALLS FOR “COALESCENT” APPROACH TO SOUTH AFRICAN EDUCATION

On Thursday, 11th of October, the education-focussed non-profit organisation Bridge held a rally to bring together a range of innovators in education to discuss the … Read More

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Mayimele Says Time Right for Investing in Young Social Entrepreneurs

27 year old social entrepreneur Amu Mayimele has called for an increased move towards supporting young entrepreneurship in South Africa. Mayimele says that more and … Read More

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Mandela Day “Inspires Change” in Blikkiesdorp

On an uncharacteristically warm and sunny winter’s morning on the 18th of July, around 300 people gathered at Blikkiesdorp temporary settlement in the Cape Flats … Read More

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What women can do with R2 a week!

Rural women who live below the poverty line have limited access to formal financial institutions and often do not know about options for making sound … Read More

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Ablution Blocks as Development Hubs

Earlier this year, the Department of Water Affairs published a report on the quality of sanitation in South Africa. Eleven percent of households have no … Read More

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Equipped for Living

It is youth month and youth unemployment is in the spotlight. The figures are shocking: over 70% of the unemployed are younger than 34. This … Read More

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Fit for Life, Fit for Work

June is National Youth Month. Sadly there is little to celebrate. 42% of youth under the age of 30 are unemployed. The employment rate of … Read More

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Green paper generates national employment

In poverty-stricken rural areas across South Africa, local unskilled people have learned how to craft high quality paper by hand, using the agricultural plants that … Read More

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