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1 Sep 2023

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has granted $1.3 million to NGO Save the Children in South Africa for youth entrepreneurship and social innovation projects over a three-year period. Save the Children has been adopted as part of the Accenture Skills 2 Succeed (S2S) programme. Accenture has been working with Save the 
Children in other countries, but this is the first time they have engaged the South Africa 
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29 May 2023

The scourge of violent crimes committed against children in South Africa is at an all-time high, the country has been marred with numerous reports of gruesome crimes against children in recent weeks. Our country’s history of violence and inequality compounded with today’s high poverty and unemployment rates, places many children at risk of domestic violence, substance abuse, sexual abuse and neglect.
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Partnership Launched to Bridge the Digital Divide

15 Feb 2023

Upskilling the country’s youth is key to future success and an area that requires urgent input is digital transformation. 
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Emergency Alert: SA Floods

15 Feb 2023

Save the Children South Africa calls for the protection of children as widespread flooding and heavy rains sweep through the country. The Co-operative Governance Department (COGTA) confirmed 12 deaths due to flooding in seven provinces in the country - four people in Mpumalanga, three in Eastern Cape, and four in KwaZulu-Natal and one in Gauteng. Many others were swept away by the rains and are still missing, thousands of people have been displaced from their homes. 
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Are Matric Learners Prepared with the Skills and Competencies They Need for an Ever–Changing World?

20 Jan 2023

The overall pass rate for the matric class of 2022 is 80.1% - a 3.7% improvement since the previous cohort. Minister Angie Motshekga announced the official National Senior Certificate results on 19 January and commended the resilience and determination of the class of 2022; who rose to the occasion despite facing much adversity in their final years of schooling – Covid19, load shedding and service delivery protests to name a few. 
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International Migrants Day on Birth Registration and Documentation of All Children

15 Dec 2022

In commemoration of International Migrants Day 2022, which is observed yearly on the 18th of December, to mark the anniversary of the 1990 adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and members of their Families. Save the Children South Africa in partnership with The Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA), would like to draw attention to the importance of Universal birth registration and documentation of migrants and other vulnerable children in South Africa.
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Play Builds Brains

28 May 2022

Play Builds Brains. Let's Play! 

One of the most overlooked and undervalued approaches to developing cognitive, social and emotional capital is play. Research over the past 30 years has taught us that play is one of the most important ways in which young children gain essential knowledge and build more complex, higher-order skills such as creativity, critical thinking and collaboration.
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KZN hit by floods for the second time

27 May 2022

Floods and torrential rains hit South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal for the second time in two months.
Torrential rains have once again created havoc for families in eastern South Africa, just a month after the worst floods in living memory killed more than 400 people and made nearly 7,000 people homeless.
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Emergency Alert - KZN Floods

29 Apr 2022

Save the Children calls for greater protection of children as KwaZulu-Natal floods cause devastation. 

Save the Children is gravely concerned about the safety of children as heavy flooding claims the lives of more than 300 people including children in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal and with more heavy rains expected.

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