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B-BBEE & non-profits’ fundraising efforts

B-BBEE & non-profits’ fundraising efforts

With fewer companies reported increased corporate social investment (CSI) expenditure in 2019, charity organisations are forced to think about various ways of tapping into different expenditure lines of corporations in order to sustain their projects.
 

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CEO COLUMN: Fathers of the Revolution

CEO COLUMN: Fathers of the Revolution

This Sunday was Father’s Day, and, like many other families, we have a tradition in our house in which my wife and daughter make me breakfast in bed. However, this Sunday I first had to do a TV interview about child murder.
I work at Save the Children, and this is part of my job.

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#Lockdowndairies: A tale of a village girl

#Lockdowndairies: A tale of a village girl

On the 23rd of March President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a national Lockdown and from that day our lives changed. As a Grade 11 learner from the Kgakgoa Secondary School, in Ga-Chokwe Village in Moletjie (Limpopo) , my whole school life has been disrupted. I’ve had to quickly learn and master the skill of self-studying, which has not been easy.
 

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Building wells in the Covid-19 era

Building wells in the Covid-19 era

We have all heard a similar story; a well-meaning NGO ventures off to save the women of a village by building a well in the heart of their community, only to discover that the women preferred to walk the distance to collect water from a nearby source. 
 

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Unity Key in Push for Social Justice

Unity Key in Push for Social Justice

Strategic collaboration between the private sector, civil society and government has never been more important. 
 The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise despite the lockdown. Infections are now rising at a rate of over 200 a day This is only the beginning.

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COVID-19 & Access to Education

COVID-19 & Access to Education

Children make up 35% of the South African population and according to the Child Gauge (2018) in 2017, 11.2 million children between the ages of 7 and 17 were found to have attended some form of educational facility. This figure constitutes 98% of the country’s children. Given these numbers, our issues as children should be taken seriously.

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