GivingTuesday – Donate Goods to Support Local Nonprofits

You've heard about Black Friday and Cyber Monday but have you heard about GivingTuesday? On Tuesday, 30 November, South Africans will join a worldwide movement promoting charitable donations on the Tuesday following Black Friday. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 with one simple goal: to encourage people to do good.  Joining millions around the world This year marks the 10th year of this global celebration of generosity and the movement grows bigger and bigger as more [...]

By | Nov 22nd, 2021|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments

Story of Hope: From Addict to Gifted Barista

Thembinkosi Matimba or “TK” to his friends, was raised in four different environments, rotating between families in the Eastern Cape, Khayelitsha, Gugulethu, and Stellenbosch. At the age of 10, he was briefly reunited with his mother, then passed forward again to an uncle in Stellenbosch. He always felt more at home on the streets, than inside any home. According to him, he never knew a house where he was not an outsider.  "It's complete madness [...]

By | Nov 17th, 2021|Noticeboard, Stories of Hope|0 Comments

There’s No Cavalry Coming – It’s Time for Business to Step Up to Make Change Happen

There will be no sudden arrival of the cavalry to rescue us and that will affect the socio-economic change South Africa needs anytime soon. The only solution going forward is private/public co-operation and, as harsh as the statement might seem, it’s necessary. Everyday we read about some sort of shortcoming on the public sector’s part while, meanwhile the indigent suffer - with the situation not getting any better.  Government is battling spiraling national debt, poor [...]

By | Nov 10th, 2021|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments