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New books, furniture and toys for the Sizolomphakathi ECD centre

New books, furniture and toys for the Sizolomphakathi ECD centre

Children at the Sizolomphakathi ECD centre have more reason to smile this winter, not only are they guaranteed a warm environment but they have also received new books and toys. This is thanks to the R50, 000 that was raised through the online crowdfunding philanthropy platform Different.org.
 

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A partnership that works for the children

A partnership that works for the children

“I am overwhelmed by such beautiful energies of the children and the work that is being done in giving these kids an opportunity to grow. I have been impressed by how we are putting children at the centre of these activities and the parents. We are seeing the good results of how the funds are being used,” said Bvlgari’s Mauro Di Roberto during a recent visit to Limpopo.
 

 

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Career day inspires Limpopo pupils

Career day inspires Limpopo pupils

Global Communications (GC) and Save the Children South Africa (SCSA) recently hosted a career day for twelve top performing grade 12 pupil from Limpopo. The event, which took place at the company’s offices in Centurion, was used as an opportunity for the pupil to learn about the importance of telecommunications and the two-way radio industry in the times of modern day technology.

 

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Horrified by reports of the Rape of a Soweto Pupil

Horrified by reports of the Rape of a Soweto Pupil

Save the Children South Africa (SCSA) is horrified by reports of the rape of a Grade 8 pupil from Luminis Secondary School in Diepkloof, Soweto. It is alleged that the incident took place during a school induction camp in De Deur, Vaal last Friday.

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Christmas party brings joy to Alex children

Christmas party brings joy to Alex children

Christmas is a time for giving, and what better way to give back than to spend the day with children? Marriot Hotels recently threw a surprise Christmas party for the children, who attend at our Hlayisanani Early Childhood Development Centre in Alexandra.  
 

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Joint press release On the Case of YG vs State

Joint press release On the Case of YG vs State

On 29 November 2018, the Constitutional Court will consider the constitutionality of the use of corporal punishment in the home. The Constitutional Court has prohibited corporal punishment in detention settings in 1995 and in schools in 2000, and this case presents the opportunity to prohibit its use in the home. At present, the common law defence of ‘reasonable chastisement’ practically allows parents to hit their children with the justification of corporal punishment being a form of discipline. The central question before the Constitutional Court is whether this practice should continue to be allowed or whether it needs to be prohibited since it violates children’s rights.

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