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‘Ginger with a GoPRO’, crowdfunds over R600 000 to feed hungry communities during lockdown.

Since the beginning of lockdown, Chad Nathan (27), a photographer, videographer and social media influencer from Sea Point, Cape Town, has been documenting the effect the coronavirus pandemic has had on the less fortunate in the Western Cape, Gauteng and Mpumalanga. In working closely with non-profit organisations in Cape Town, namely Cans With Purpose, Ladles of Love, Breadline Africa, […]

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BackaBuddy raises R200 Million for charitable causes, salutes 250 000 donors!

Image: Nkosikho Mbele. Credit: Anthony Molyneaux/TimesLIVE With over R200 000 million raised for charitable causes in South Africa, donations-based crowdfunding platform, BackaBuddy, celebrates the 250 000 donors who have uplifted those in need. Re-launched in 2015, BackaBuddy has welcomed over 16 600 individual online fundraising campaigns for medical expenses, tuition fees, sporting tours, community projects and good deeds across the country. Over 3 200 charities are also active […]

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Friends Refurbish Local School in honour of a Hero that sadly passed away.

Ian Macdonald who dedicated the last 2 years of his life to students of Hillwood Primaryin Lavender Park sadly passed way in a head on collision on the 20th February 2018, the day after his 44th birthday. The Noordhoek resident and father of 3, was actively involved with non-government organizations since 2002, supporting street children and sharing feel good South […]

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