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In memory of Craig Maartens

15 Jan 2021

This special fund has been set up in loving memory of Craig Maartens, who sadly passed away from COVID-19 on 2nd January 2021, leaving behind Janine, Declan, Callum and Trinity, as well as myriad friends and colleagues who are heartbroken by this loss.
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$50 billion needed children's return to school

12 Jan 2021

Fears of a lost generation in the world’s poorest countries can be quashed by investing $50 billion to ensure 136 million children can return to school safely, Save the Children said today. 
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A final showcase for health

30 Nov 2020

Hosted by Malebo Edu-Care Centre in Makwane, the Child Health Awareness Day (CHAD) attracted 369 community members to receive services, information and engage with local leadership.
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Over 300k children & adults reached

20 Nov 2020

Save the Children South Africa (SCSA) has already reached over 300,000 children & adults in 2020. This is despite the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Brand with a purpose

30 Oct 2020

Henkel’s brands are no stranger to households across the world; a firm favourite, Pritt, is the embodiment of learning through craft and fun. It is through this lens that Henkel and Save the Children South Africa formed their collaboration in 2019. 

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Not your ABCs, but the 7Bs

21 Sep 2020

Caroline, a Grade 10 pupil at the Amos Maphanga Secondary school in Etwatwa, Ekurhuleni, dreams of becoming an art director one day. As a 20-year-old single mother who is enrolled in Save the Children’s Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) project, her determination may yet propel her to success.
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Hope for children in a disadvantaged community

21 Sep 2020

Like many parts of South Africa, Waterloo in KwaZulu-Natal is affected by poverty, unemployment and crime. But for 70 children hosted by the Rehoboth Early Childhood Development (ECD) centre, there is hope. 
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ECD centre: with love from Save the Children 

18 Sep 2020

The new Hlengabantwana ECD centre was received with much appreciation by the ECD committee, local community, tribal authority and the Department of Social Development.
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COVID-19: Distributing soaps to save lives

16 Sep 2020

With new COVID-19 cases reported every day in South Africa, Save the Children & Colgate Palmolive, continue to distribute one million soaps to Early Childhood Development Centres (ECDs) and schools across South Africa. 
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