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Can’t leave the office on Mandela Day?

On the 18th of July, South Africans will celebrate what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th  birthday by reflecting on his 67 year commitment to social justice and servant leadership. On International Mandela Day, we are reminded of the legacy that united our rainbow nation and respond to a global call to action to harness […]

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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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SA Medical Doctor crowdfunds over R1 Million for new Chemo Drug.

Paediatrician Registrar and mother of 2, Kerryn Neilson (32), from Midrand, Johannesburg has crowdfunded over 1 million rand towards a new chemotheraphy drug to save her life. Whilst in Germany visiting her sister in law, Kerryn discovered large, painless lymph nodes in the cervical, supraclavicular and infraclavicular areas (down the side of the neck and […]

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Everest Hike to raise R2million for Burn Survivors – Avela Foundation

It is estimated that 3.2% of the South African population annually sustain serious burn injuries and an astonishing 68% percent of South African children younger than 14 have experienced scalding burns in their short lifetime. The Avela Foundation, founded in 2015, is a non-profit organization that is committed to helping these kids on their road […]

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