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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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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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Tenth Year Of Partnership Between HERBALIFE Family Foundation and Acres Of Love This year marks the 10th anniversary of a partnership between the Herbalife Family Foundation and Acres of Love. For the last 18 years, Acres of Love have been providing support and care for orphans across the country. There are currently 29 Acres of...
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16 Days of Activism: Marching against violence and crime Almost 200 Grade 5 to 9 pupils from Rabasotho Combined School marched through Diepsloot to protest against crime and violence in the area. Accompanied by the National Children and Violence Trust, they handed over a memorandum of concerns to the Diepsloot Police Station’s station manager. [High...
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Children from the Zip Zap Circus School entertain the crowd at the 2015 World AIDS Day show in Khayelitsha. This year’s theme is “ACT NOW: TEST & TREAT!” Photo: Anne Barbotteau                                                 ...
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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'