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School Health Week Since 2011, National School Health Week (04 – 08 March), has brought focus to healthcare at schools in areas which lack adequate access to these services. Adopt-a-School (AAS) Foundation partners with civil society, corporate South Africa and the Department of Education to implement programmes tackling a wide range of health issues, from...
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Many local, under-funded non-profit organisations (NPOs) are struggling to deliver much-needed goods and services under tough economic conditions – but a lifeline could be found in a welcoming office in Woodstock, Cape Town.  Funding Finder Officer Bayanda Gumbi (left) with UWC prospect researcher Awatief Daniels in the Inyathelo office. Inyathelo, the South African Institute for...
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Every festive season, Woolworths and MySchool embark on a special drive to raise funds in order to make a meaningful life-long impact on children in need. Over December 2016, up until Christmas Day, R420 000 was raised for Shine Literacy simply by customers swiping their MySchool and linked Woolies cards at till points. These funds...
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DG Murray Trust launches new site to help create change for the youth of SA South Africa has a resource with the potential to transform our economic and social reality. Unfortunately, we are missing this opportunity: “It should go without saying that investment in children and young people is the source of future human capital....
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Back to school: Educare Centre in Philippi saved and transformed  Structurally unsound and unfit for providing education [left], the Nolufefe Educare Centre needed to be shut down. However, thanks to the Rotary Club of Claremont’s Injongo Project, made possible by the generous support from the Lewis Group, the school has been transformed [right] into a...
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Secondary School in Atteridgeville, Pretoria on Saturday 28 January. PROTEC’s goal is to empower South Africa’s youth with optimal scientific, mathematics, technology, engineering and life skills to access and succeed in STEM-based careers delivered through learning programmes by qualified and experienced tutors, uplifting the standard of STEM education and mentoring learners through tertiary studies and their...
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It is gratifying to read about the ongoing progress in the Insikazi School Circuit in Mpumalanga.  We’d like to congratulate and thank the Circuit Manager, Mandrew Nyambi, for these promising results – and for his invaluable support. It is also pleasing to see the ‘return on investment’ from our long-standing programmes which include the following:...
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HOLY MASS: OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF LITTLE EDEN 50th ANNIVERSARY In 2017, LITTLE EDEN Society will be celebrating 50 years of loving care of persons with intellectual disability! The official launch of this special anniversary year will be a Mass of Thanksgiving at LITTLE EDEN, Bapsfontein, Elvira Rota Village, Holy Family Chapel on Sunday 29 January...
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The reporting of matric results has become a matter for contentious debate in recent years. While such debate is healthy, it should not overlook the achievements of schools which lack many basic amenities. Some of these schools, with the support of public and private partnerships, are producing exceptional matriculants despite challenging conditions. One example is...
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BONITAS IS WITH YOU ‘IN THE LONG RUN’ Bonitas Medical Fund, a major sponsor of the Comrades Marathon for the past decade, recently announced that it has renewed its contract for an additional four years. The brand’s stance on the Comrades Marathon is simple; ‘As a proudly South African company that promotes accessible quality healthcare...
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'