When people come together, amazing things can happen.

Take a look at a few campaigns that have been highlighted on the Backabuddy Impact Village as well as in media publications across South Africa this week. 


Featured Campaigns 

Read our latest blog posts featured on the BackaBuddy impact village this week.



Bruce Fordyce sets his heart on providing defibrillators to 200 parkruns in South Africa

Legendary South African ultramarathon athlete, Bruce Fordyce (66), who has won the Comrades Marathon eight years in a row and nine times overall, is supporting a new challenge to provide each parkrun event in South Africa, with a defibrillator to help save lives.

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Legally blind Cape Town Mom dreams of seeing her children again

Shireen Hermans, a 29-year-old mother from Mitchells Plain, Cape Town, has an eye disease called Keratoconus and dreams of seeing her daughters again.

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FEEL GOOD | Adventure mom (41) to conquer Mount. Kilimanjaro in aid of Ostomy and Cancer Patients

Lerato Monyatsi (41) from Krugersdrop, Gauteng, is the founder of SkirtGirlHiker Foundation, a non-profit organisation that aims to restore dignity to Ostomy and Cancer Patients by conquering mountains and hiking with purpose.

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In the News

Take a look at campaigns featured in various media publications this week.


Hope for Muller family as 5-year-old found hanging at daycare opens his eyes

5-year-old boy, Marno Muller from Dersley Park, Johannesburg, is fighting for his life in hospital after the string of his hoodie hooked on the slide at his nursery school in Brakpan last week Thursday.

Media Source: Kaya 959

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Little Girl Finally Finds Perfect Diabetic Alert Dog, a Clever Little Rescue Dog

2-year-old Jenna-Mae will spend the rest of her life managing her Type 1 Diabetes but to make things easier while she is young, she needs an alert dog; her dog is a rescue!

Media Source: Good Things Guys

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SA swimmers en route to make history at syncronised swimming world championships

Ayrton Sweeney and Laura Strugnell are jetting off to compete in the 19th FINA World Championships in Budapest. Last month, after discovering they’d made it to the world championships, the pair launched a Back-a-Buddy to help fund their trip to Hungary.

Media Source: Cape Talk

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